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It’s SME Again – The Journey is the Destination

In this 4th installment of ‘It’s SME Again’ podcast series, we chat with Dewitt Jones, world renowned Nat Geo photographer and motivational speaker about how travel can enhance or detract from performance, and how there is more than one right answer in travel, and life. We have previously spoken with road warriors from professional baseball…

A Look at the Bookings and Other Insights for Business Travel and Travel Managers

Charlie Bacharach, Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Travel Leaders Corporate, part of Internova Travel Group, sits down with Debbie Iannaci, head of GBTA Communications and Research during the 2022 GBTA Convention to share his perspective on the latest business travel trends based on recent booking patterns, the biggest issues for corporate travel managers, and the role…

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Takin’ Care of Business in a Flash: Meetings NOW

Meetings are back, but they’re not the same!  Tune in to this episode of The Business of Travel to learn how you can be prepared for the meetings of today, consider your options, plan ahead, be flexible, budget and most importantly educate your stakeholders and collaborate with your suppliers. You can download and listen here…

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Florent Martin Shares the Needs of Travel Managers at GBTA Conference – Toronto

Delphine Milot, SVP of Sustainability at GBTA sits down with Florent Martin, CEO & Founder of Easy2call at GBTA Conference 2022 | Toronto podcast booth to discuss the needs of travel managers, and how Easy2call has managed to continue to provide 24-hour support and services in this current covid environment.  You can download and…

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Michael Sherrard and Kate King Discuss Travel Risks at GBTA Conference – Toronto

Kate King, Account Management Lead at International SOS, joins Michael Sherrard, Managing Partner at Sherrard Kuzz, LLP | | Employment & Labour Lawyers, at GBTA Conference 2022 | Toronto podcast booth to discuss individual travel risk, duty of care, and providing per diems or stipends to employers. You can download and listen to the SME Podcast…

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Podcast: 2019 Trends: Sustainability, Security and Simple Meetings

The Business of Travel is back. We are kicking off ‘season two’ of GBTA’s official podcast with today’s episode featuring three GBTA members sharing the top business travel trends to look out for in 2019 around sustainability, security and simple meetings.     Episode guests include: Aurora Dawn Benton Founder & CEO, Astrapto GBTA Sustainability &…

Podcast: GBTA Media Day

For this week’s episode, The Business of Travel brings you a special extended episode featuring the breaking news announcements made live during GBTA Convention 2018 at Media Day. Media Day provides a platform for top travel companies to share their breaking news announcements featuring the latest products, partnerships and services across the business travel industry….

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Podcast: Live from Center Stage at GBTA Convention 2018 Part 1

For this week’s episode, The Business of Travel takes you back to last week’s GBTA Convention. Hear all of Monday’s Center Stage sessions. First, up you’ll hear from Marriott International President and CEO Arne Sorenson in a one-on-one interview with GBTA Executive Director and COO Mike McCormick as he shares his outlook on the business…

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Investing in the Next Generation of Business Travel Professionals

When the GBTA Ladders program was established in 2013, co-founder Caitlin Gomez set out to create an environment that facilities the exchange of ideas while also investing in the next generation of professionals within the corporate travel space. Many years later, the program is doing that and much more. GBTA Ladders connects established corporate travel…

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Podcast: Leveraging Security and Travel to Build a Better Travel Risk Management Program

For this week’s episode, The Business of Travel gives listeners a taste of one of our more than 170 education sessions that took place at GBTA Convention 2018 last month in San Diego. Attendees can access all of these sessions covering the gamut of top travel industry issues including duty of care, technology and innovation, procurement,…