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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,…

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PATA and GBTA to host APAC Travel Summit in Bangkok, Thailand from December 8-9, 2022

The two-day, first-of-its-kind joint event in Asia will address sustainability and best practices in the tourism, MICE, and corporate travel spheres The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in partnership with the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) will host their inaugural PATA & GBTA APAC Travel Summit at the new, state-of-the-art Queen Sirikit National Convention Center…

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Check-In with Suzanne

Travel is recovering with gusto. People are looking forward to summer vacations. Events, conferences and conventions are returning. Companies are hiring. We’re connecting in-person with colleagues and friends. And business travel continues to make its way back.   We’re almost halfway through 2022 and it seems like a whirlwind. We’re ramping back up in our lives…

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Sustainability Momentum Builds for Corporate Travel and Meeting Management According to New Research from GBTA and Cvent

Alexandria, VA – Sustainability is at the forefront of global business, but have company commitments to sustainability made their way to corporate travel and meetings management programs? What will it take for companies to make business travel and meetings more sustainable? A new report from Global Business Travel Association and Cvent – “The Journey to More…

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Check-In with Suzanne

The old saying goes that necessity is the mother of invention – and moving through a pandemic proved that all too well. It created the necessity to try new things, to ponder situations and solutions that didn’t exist before, and to look at the world and challenges differently, while we continue to adjust and re-adjust…

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Check-In with Suzanne

Even though a lot has been changing, “normal” business activities ( i.e., things we did pre-COVID) also importantly continue. For GBTA, that includes the association’s mission across education, advocacy, networking and, of course, in-person conferences and events. Last week’s GBTA Canada Conference in Toronto was a perfect example of back to normal. As in years…