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Reflections from Brussels: Community, Learning, Advocacy and Action for Business Travel’s Future

Last week hundreds of stakeholders from the global industry gathered in Brussels for a pair of back-to-back GBTA events – the Sustainability Summit and the Europe Conference with VDR – as together we continue to set the agenda and create the platform for the many voices within our sector.  The GBTA Sustainability Summit centered around…

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GBTA Supports CountEmissionsEU Initiative for Harmonised Framework to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, welcomes the European Commission’s initiative to propose a harmonised framework for calculating and reporting greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector, called CountEmissionsEU.  With GBTA members making it a priority to reduce the carbon footprint of their business travel, emissions data is…

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GBTA Europe Advocacy Newsletter – August 2022

GBTA published a news article entitled “GBTA Calls on the European Union to Adapt Regulations To Avoid Further Travel Disruption” addressing how the current six-week background checks required for employees working at airports and in the airline sector is causing a bottleneck, and delay to the smooth travel experience required by business travellers. GBTA submitted its response to the…

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Politics of Travel: Been a Long Time Coming, Convention Must Attends

What good are apologies when you keep doing the same thing you are apologizing for? No Excuses GBTA Convention in San Diego is fast approaching. I hope to see you! REMEMBER THE MAINE: Don’t fall for the fake news ETIAS Travel Authorization for EU Does Not Become Mandatory on January 1, 2023! European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) will be…

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GBTA Strengthens Advisory Boards in Europe

LONDON – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry has reinforced its European presence with the addition of new members to the European Advisory Board and advisory boards across the region. The GBTA Advisory boards are run by member volunteers, selected for their expertise and industry knowledge. The…