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GBTA Convention 2022 Sets The Scene For The Future Of Global Business Travel

Largest gathering of the global business travel industry tackles what’s next with a focus on continued recovery, transformation, sustainability, future of work and DEI  San Diego, CA  – The global business travel industry is back and continues to move through recovery as evidenced by the robust attendance and levels of interest and insights at GBTA Convention 2022,…

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GBTA Foundation Relaunches to Advance People and Planet Initiatives for the Business Travel Industry

The Foundation’s newly appointed Board of global travel industry leaders will provide governance on climate action, DEI and workforce development initiatives Alexandria, VA – Helping the global business travel industry create a positive impact and a better future for people and the planet is the mission behind the Global Business Travel Association’s relaunch of its charitable arm,…

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Check-in with Suzanne

Today marks International Women’s Day 2022, a global day celebrating the achievements of women while also calling for a more gender-equal world. #IWD2022 There are amazing women achieving so much in our own industry, along with the allyship of amazing men. And tomorrow we hope you’ll join the discussion to #breakthebias. WINiT by GBTA is hosting…

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Europe’s Business Travel Industry United Once Again at the GBTA Conference 2021 Berlin in Partnership with VDR

BERLIN – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – and German business travel buyer association, VDR – wrapped up their seventh successful joint conference in Europe this week. Hosted in Berlin, the event brought together more than 550 attendees from 22 countries for insights, collaboration, networking, and…

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Check-in with Suzanne

It feels like only yesterday that we wrapped the 2021 GBTA Convention in Orlando. Yet, we’re fully focused now on the 2022 Convention, August 14-17 in San Diego, CA, and registration will open soon. (Sign up for updates!)  And thanks to your 2021 post-Convention feedback, we are building on both our successes and areas needing improvement for 2022 to Re(Connect), Re(Imagine) and (Re)Create to deliver the most relevant and engaging events in the COVID-era.  And by the way, we hit an all-time response record for attendee feedback! The diversity and quantity of feedback will play a significant…

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Travel Program Communication During COVID-19 and Beyond: What Business Travelers Want to Know and How They Want to Hear It

Alexandria, VA  – As business travel resumes amid an ongoing pandemic, keeping connected with business travelers has taken on renewed urgency for companies and their travel managers. It’s critical for travelling employees to stay on top of changes and it has accelerated the need for travel managers to communicate often complex, fast-changing information while not…

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Spotlight on Molly MacMillan, 2021 WINiT Top 50 Women in Travel Recipient

In her role as a Business Rental Sales Director for Enterprise Holdings, Molly manages a sales team who focuses on helping organizations innovate and explore mobility solutions for their organizations, lower their total cost of ownership and drive employee engagement. Molly started her career with Enterprise Holdings as a Management Trainee in Orlando, Florida. After…

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WINiT by GBTA Survey to Develop 2022 Programming

Dear WINiT by GBTA Supporter, As we finalize WINiT by GBTA’s programming for 2022, it is important that we ensure we are prioritizing what is most important to YOU. Completing this survey also provides you with the opportunity to sign up (at no cost) for direct updates specific to the WINiT Community. Please take less than five minutes to…

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Check-in With Suzanne

Fresh from the GBTA Convention in Orlando last week, I am still processing many of the amazing moments. Coming back together truly reinforces the power and value of meeting in person.   Feedback that kept coming up in discussions with Convention attendees last week centered around quality. Quality of the content featuring important topics for our industry right now. Quality in the  education programs offered across all levels. And quality in the meetings held on the Expo floor and in the hallways. Many education sessions…

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GBTA Convention 2021 Sets The Pace For Business Travel’s Return

Business travel is on the road to recovery, as evidenced by the forecasts, insights and turnout at the Global Business Travel Association’s 2021 Convention held last week in Orlando, FL.    After navigating months of pandemic-related planning, the event—the world’s largest business travel expo annually—attracted over 3,500 registered professionals from more than 20 countries, and featured 170+ travel industry and expert speakers, 50 education sessions and 200+ exhibitors. The state of the industry, the future…