Check in with Suzanne

Hello everyone –   Nothing is more important in our industry than restarting business travel safely on an international basis. So, with the G7 face to face meeting concluding last weekend, I wanted to let you know of GBTA’s active pursuit these past several days to strongly encourage these and…

GBTA Italy Announces First President

London – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, has announced the appointment of Roberta Billè as the first president of GBTA Italy. Billè, who has served on the GBTA Italy Advisory Board for three years and was selected by her peers on…

GBTA Calls for Action as World Leaders Meet at G7 Summit

Consistent International Travel Protocols Needed for Global Economic Recovery
Alexandria, VA – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association, is calling for world leaders of the G7 countries to lead conversations for a seamless return of international travel to boost the global economic recovery. Aviation and business travel are critical factors in the success of…

Check in with Suzanne

Hello everyone –   So much is happening in the thawing of COVID-frozen borders – I’d like to focus on Europe this week. The EU Council and Parliament recently agreed to introduce “EU digital Covid certificates” to facilitate free movement across Europe beginning July 1. As news from the EU…

GBTA Strengthens Advisory Board in Latin America

New Regional Board Members Appointed
Mexico – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry has reinforced its presence in Latin America, announcing several new appointments to the LATAM Advisory Board, for the 2021 – 2023 period. The GBTA Advisory Boards are run by member volunteers, selected for…

Podcast: It’s SME Again – Play Ball!

Today's episode is coming to you from GBTA's Sports, Media and Entertainment Committee and focuses on sports travel — Major League Baseball (MLB) in particular — and features Tom Hamilton and Francine Sommers of the Cleveland Indians baseball team. Your hosts Amy Thiessen and Greg Bell will give listeners behind…

Check-in with Suzanne

Hello Everyone, Wow – it’s June! And with U.S. leisure travelers filling airports this past holiday weekend, and signs of European borders opening again soon for risk-mitigated travelers, at GBTA we are continuing to advocate for positive government approaches that support the recovery of safe business travel. Our May poll…

Check-in with Suzanne

Hello everyone, The question I get asked most these days is: “How are things in NYC?” It’s where I live and walk and work – and well, I’m usually just sticking around in my own neighborhood. But last weekend I got out for a 21-mile e-bike ride around Manhattan –…
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