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Is Election Year Uncertainty Putting U.S. Businesses at Risk?

Today, the GBTA Foundation released its latest quarterly U.S. business travel forecast, slightly downgrading our expectations from the previous quarter. Uncertainty around the upcoming presidential election is among the factors influencing our more pessimistic outlook for U.S. business travel spending through 2017. Along with the uncertainty surrounding the election, sluggish global expansion, low inflation, weak

How do Business Travelers Feel about Business Travel?

Business travel drives business growth. Despite the myriad of ways people can communicate, meeting in person is still the one of the most effective way to conduct business with the greatest ROI.  Despite the diversity of reasons for business travel and the stress that can come from being in a new situation, traveling to a

The Brexit Conundrum

Despite the stark warnings of many prominent economists, analysts and financial experts, on 23 June the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU. The nation which boasts the mother of parliaments exercised its democratic right through a referendum to go against the perceived wisdom and strike out into the unknown. Since then

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