Browsing tag: travel

Sustainable Corporate Travel in Europe

New research from GBTA
Today we’re talking about new research from GBTA in partnership SAP Concur, looking at sustainable corporate travel in Europe. As efforts to increase environmental awareness have given rise to ecotourism and “flight shaming” in the consumer space, it’s unclear how these efforts impact corporate travel programs. This study explores how…

How Blind Spend is Impacting Your Travel Program

Today’s episode of The Business of Travel tackles the topic of blind spend and how it impacts your travel program. Charlie Sultan, Senior Vice President of Supplier Services at SAP Concur and a member of GBTA’s Technology Committee shares his expertise on the subject. You can download and listen to…

The Early History of Aviation

As we continue our Throwback Thursday series, we take a look at the history of aviation and what its meant for business travel. While the names Orville and Wilber Wright jump to mind when you think of the beginning of aviation, it was Leonardo Da Vinci who is credited with some of the earliest studies of the possibility of flight. While he never constructed it, here is a drawing from 1490 of his plans for a “flying machine”.

Travel Ban Expanded to Include Chad, North Korea and Venezuela

Travel Ban Expanded to Include Chad, North Korea and Venezuela Restrictions Tailored By Country Yesterday the President and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced enhanced global security measures that included adding Chad, North Korea and Venezuela to the list of countries subject to travel restrictions. Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia are again

Senator Klobuchar Highlights Importance of Travel & Tourism at GBTA Legislative Summit

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), a strong supporter of the business travel industry spoke to a crowded room late Tuesday at 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. Senator Klobuchar discussed how important tourism is

FAA’s Winsome Lenfert Talks PFCs and Airport Infrastructure at GBTA Legislative Summit

Winsome Lenfert, Deputy Associate Administrator for Airports, FAA spoke about passenger facility charges (PFCs) and funding for airport infrastructure at the 15th Annual 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. She told attendees that she has visited hundreds

1 2 3 7

Archives