At today’s 17th Annual Legislative Summit, we’ll be live blogging our top issues. You can also follow along on Twitter: @GlobalBTA and join in the conversation with #GBTALegSummit. First up, we talked through GBTA’s recently updated Rules of the Road. GBTA developed the Rules of the Road in order to…
In light of recent incidents, we are seeing some positive developments with changes in policy related to denied boarding compensation and operational use of security personnel. However, something that was clearly missing from today’s House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on customer service was the voice of the business traveler. We do hope to see
GBTA Executive Director and COO Mike McCormick kicked off the 15th Annual GBTA Legislative Summit, an event that brings more than 100 travel professionals to Washington, D.C. to meet with lawmakers to share opinions on key issues. McCormick discussed the importance of passenger rights in light of recent events with United Airlines and American Airlines.
At GBTA’s Legislative Summit last year, we unveiled our new Rules of the Road to optimize business travel. GBTA mobilized its members to create this declaration of travel reform to guide industry, business leaders and policy makers in creating a travel ecosystem that fosters growth, jobs, safety and efficiency around the globe. The Rules of the
*The following speech was delivered today at GBTA Convention 2016.* Security The world is a dangerous place. Using our best efforts as a society, we try to protect all of our global citizens from acts of terrorism. But in a world of 7.3 billion people, we will never fully succeed despite all of our best
In May, GBTA launched its new Rules of the Road designed to optimize business travel. The guiding principles that make up the Rules of the Road will help to make the global travel systems safer, more secure, more reliable and a better place to conduct and facilitate business. Check out the interactive capsule below to get
The Economist reported on the results of the latest GBTA China BTI results that showed that China is now the leading business travel market in the world. This coverage rounded out a busy week for GBTA, which held its annual Legislative Symposium, where more than 100 GBTA members came to Washington, D.C. to meet with
Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) spoke this afternoon at the 14th Annual GBTA Legislative Symposium, an event that brings business travel professionals to Washington, D.C. to meet with lawmakers to share opinions on key industry issues. Rep. Quigley began his remarks by saying how important travel is to the economy. He discussed the Visa Waiver Program
Rep. John Katko (R-NY) was a featured speaker today at the 14th Annual GBTA Legislative Symposium, an event that brings business travel professionals to Washington, D.C. to meet with lawmakers to share opinions on key industry issues. Rep. Katko spoke passionately about the bills he has worked so hard to get passed in the House.