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Spotlight on Devi Virdi, 2021 WINiT Top 50 Women in Travel Recipient

As Head of Diversity and Inclusion at RaizUp (formerly known as Women in Hospitality & Travel-Tech), Devi is focused on delivering the organization’s mission of supporting, inspiring and promoting women and underrepresented groups within the hospitality and travel tech industry. In her role, she supports partner organizations across the industry in building their global Diversity,…

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Check in with Suzanne

Hello everyone –   So much is happening in the thawing of COVID-frozen borders – I’d like to focus on Europe this week. The EU Council and Parliament recently agreed to introduce “EU digital Covid certificates” to facilitate free movement across Europe beginning July 1. As news from the EU progresses on its borders opening…

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Check-in with Suzanne

Hey everyone – I am watching with awe as our industry and association prepare organizations to send their travelers safely and responsibly back on the road again in the coming weeks as pandemic situations allow. We have continued with advocacy efforts to push for a smart and safe return of business travel, especially between the…

GBTA Announces Appointments to its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee

Alexandria, Virginia (March 24, 2021) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel association and worldwide leader in education, research, networking, and advocacy for the industry – announced today its first-ever globally curated committee to drive the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) agenda for its global members and constituents. The…

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WINiT by GBTA Honors Leaders Who Are Driving Positive Change for Women in Business Travel

Alexandria, Virginia (March 10, 2021) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel association and worldwide leader in education, research, networking, and advocacy for the industry – held its second WINiT Awards & Gala March 8, 2021, to honor business travel professionals who are reinventing, leaning in, and creating momentum…

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GBTA Launches New Global Committee Focusing on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

Alexandria, VA (January 6, 2020) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association, announces the launch of a new global committee. The Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Committee, comprised of global members, will strive to bring to light many of the issues facing travelers and coworkers in the workplace, whilst traveling…

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Innovative Technologies, Data Security, and Diversity & Inclusion Were the Hot Topics of GBTA Conference 2019 – Toronto

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, just wrapped up its 15th annual conference in Toronto. Innovative technologies, data security, and diversity and inclusion were among the hot topics discussed throughout the industry gathering. The conference saw record attendance with over 900 registrants including a sold-out Expo floor…