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GBTA U.S. Advocacy Newsletter – February 2024

Welcome to the February edition of the GBTA U.S. Advocacy Newsletter designed to keep you up to date with what’s happening in relation to business travel in the US, and how GBTA is advocating on your behalf.  SummaryGBTA Action in the US Key Points ➤ US Canada Relations On February 2, GBTA attended a meeting with Canadian Ambassador Kirsten…

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Business Travel Industry Anticipates a Strong but Challenging 2024 According to Latest GBTA Poll

Global industry professionals report strength in business travel numbers, outlook on potential risks ahead, and how travel policies are evolving to meet the needs of a remote / hybrid workforce The global business travel industry has put the pandemic behind it and is riding a wave of momentum at the start of 2024. A majority…

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GBTA Welcomes European Parliament’s Inclusion of Sustainable Aviation Fuels in the Net Zero Industry Act

The Global Business Travel Association welcomes the European Parliament’s inclusion of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) as a priority technology in the Net Zero Industry Act (NZIA) during this week’s plenary session. The NZIA is a pivotal piece of legislation that will Support the deployment of manufacturing technologies necessary for decarbonisation in the EU and help…

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GBTA + VDR Europe Conference 2023 Showcases Business Travel Outlook and Opportunity in the Region

Continued rebound, sustainability, business traveller behaviour and more were on the agenda at Europe’s largest gathering of the global business travel industry Europe’s business travel community once again came together to explore, discuss and connect around the current and future state of the sector in the region at the GBTA + VDR Europe Conference 2023…

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European Business Travel Spending is Forecast to Reach $450 Billion USD by 2027

Expected spending on business travel across Europe continues to steadily increase due to pent-up demand, hybrid work environments, the return of travel and meetings and more stable economic conditions, according to GBTA Business Travel Index™ Outlook regional analysis After a slower regional rebound over the last few years, business travel spending in Europe is expected…

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Latest Report from FREENOW and GBTA Examines the Evolution of Ground Transportation in Europe for Business Travel

New findings emphasize post-pandemic travel recovery, sustainability and technology among the biggest changes and challenges There’s no putting the brakes on the way business travelers view and utilize ground transportation. That’s according to the latest report from FREENOW, Europe’s Mobility Super App, and the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association. In…

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Global Business Travel Industry Sees Rebound in 2023 With Shifting Challenges and Opportunities for 2024

Latest GBTA Business Travel Outlook Poll reveals positive recovery sentiment, emerging forecasts, industry priorities and potential barriers for the year ahead The majority of professionals in the global business travel industry say the sector has reached near-full recovery this year since the pandemic days of 2019. But even as business travel has rebounded, the industry…

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GBTA Foundation 2023 WINiT Awards Celebrate the Changemakers Who are Transforming the Global Business Travel Industry for Women

Gala and ceremony honored an illustrious group of individuals representing a diverse range of industry experience levels, career roles, sectors and companies Tonight GBTA WINiT, a program of the GBTA Foundation  dedicated to helping women move forward in their travel industry careers, hosted its annual  Awards Ceremony and Gala to honor the corporate and personal contributions…

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GBTA Fortalece su Consejo Asesor en América Latina con el Nombramiento de Nuevos Miembros del Consejo Regional

La Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), la principal asociación comercial del mundo que presta servicios a la industria de viajes de negocios ha reforzado su presencia en América Latina y anunció varios nombramientos nuevos para su Consejo Asesor LATAM para el plazo de 2023-2025. Los nuevos nombramientos de la Junta siguen la continuidad del camino,…