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Global Business Travel Spend has Doubled in the Last 15 Years

People who work in the global travel industry know that theirs is a robust and growing market. Certainly, travel buyers, suppliers, managers and individual travelers alike know that global business travel spurs growth, fosters vital relationships and establishes the framework for innovation. Still, $1.2 trillion is a big number – roughly equivalent to Spain’s GDP

Is China Headed for its Own “Lost Decade?”

As we recently announced, China has overtaken the United States as the top business travel market in the world. This was one of the main findings of the recently released GBTA BTI Outlook China 2016 H1 that was sponsored by Visa. While some would see China overtaking the U.S. as positive indicator for the overall

Trends in Group and Individual U.S. Business Travel

2016 is off to a slow start for business travel for both group and individual business travel according to GBTA’s BTI Outlook – United States 2016 Q1, which was recently released and sponsored by Visa. The study found there was paltry growth for individual business travel volume, which grew 0.3 percent in 2015 and actually

Week in Review

For Earth Day, airports and airlines are marking the day with environment-focused special events, according to USA Today. In major news this week, the Los Angeles Times covered a recent GBTA Foundation report showing China has surpassed the United States as the global leader in business travel spending. Entrepreneur also reported on the reasons behind

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