| | | | |

Business travelers set to see air fares rise by 8.4%, hotel rates by 8.2%, and car rental charges by 6.8% in 2023

MINNEAPOLIS – Global travel prices are predicted to continue to increase in the remaining months of 2022 and throughout 2023, according to the 2023 Global Business Travel Forecast, published today by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, and the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry. Rising fuel prices,…

| | |

Companies Should Be Rethinking Their Business Travel Programs For A New Era, According to New Research

Alexandria, VA  – Business travelers are taking to the roads and the skies again, but are corporate travel programs and policies keeping up with the way business travel happens now? With corporate travel and in-person meetings increasingly returning, businesses need to be thoughtful about how they’re implementing – or re-implementing – their travel programs, especially…

| |

Check-In With Suzanne:

Last week I joined GBTA’s VP of Government Relations, Shane Downey, for an event in Washington, D.C. featuring U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen, Chair of the Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade and Export Promotion. We were able to grab a few minutes with Senator Rosen to talk more about the proposed omnibus bill — the Travel and Tourism Act, aka the “TourBus” aimed at helping the industry recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.  This came on the…

| |

Spotlight on Mary Kohler, 2021 WINiT Top 50 Women in Travel Recipient

As Sr. Director, Global Client Group, Mary leads a global client team, providing global integrated solutions both on-line and off-line to help Fortune 500 companies manage and optimize their travel investment through consultation on process and purchasing savings, innovative solutions and traveler experience. Mary possesses thirty years of successful management in employee, customer and supplier…

Daily News Brief – March 29, 2021

GBTA condemns the recent increase in hate crimes against Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and other Asian Americans in the United States. GBTA believes strongly in diversity, equity and inclusion. Actions that fly in the face of such principles and that rise to the level of open hatred, criminal violence and harassment are dangerous and absolutely unacceptable….

Daily News Brief – February 12, 2021

GBTA is delighted to announce its 2021 European Conference, in partnership with VDR. The joint European Conference which will take place this year in Wiesbaden, 13-15 October, bringing together the industry from across Europe and beyond. “VDR is delighted to be partnering with GBTA once again, to host Europe’s largest business travel conference and we…

Daily News Brief – October 20, 2020

TSA Administrator Shares Insights with the World’s Largest Business Travel Association The steps TSA is taking to ensure a safe, secure return to travel For the eighth week of its Collaboratory 2020 series, GBTA’s Interim Executive Director, Dave Hilfman, hosted David Pekoske, Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for the headliner webinar of the…