| |

Check-In with Suzanne

GBTA’s advocacy efforts have gone transcontinental over the past weeks. After just returning from productive meetings regarding policy in Europe, now this week, we are in Washington D.C. for the annual GBTA US Legislative Summit.  Spearheaded by Shane Downey, VP of Government and Community Relations, and our GBTA Government Relations Committee volunteers, the Summit empowers the…

| | | |

The megatrends impacting business travel and the industry’s response

The GBTA Conference 2021 – Berlin in Partnership with VDR saw the European business travel community reunited for the first time in over two years. During this time the way we live; work; travel and think about how we treat our planet and people has changed irreversibly, new trends have emerged creating new opportunities. Suzanne…

| | | | | | | | | |

Check-in with Suzanne

Today marks International Women’s Day 2022, a global day celebrating the achievements of women while also calling for a more gender-equal world. #IWD2022 There are amazing women achieving so much in our own industry, along with the allyship of amazing men. And tomorrow we hope you’ll join the discussion to #breakthebias. WINiT by GBTA is hosting…

| | | | |

Check-in with Suzanne

Tune in for a behind-the-scenes, pre-conference preview by Suzanne Neufang, CEO, GBTA, of the GBTA Conference – Berlin in partnership with VDR. Over 500 people will converge in person at the Estrel Conference Center this week, coming together for the first time in Europe in over two years at this event to learn, share and…

| | | | |

Europe’s Business Travel Industry United Once Again at the GBTA Conference 2021 Berlin in Partnership with VDR

BERLIN – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – and German business travel buyer association, VDR – wrapped up their seventh successful joint conference in Europe this week. Hosted in Berlin, the event brought together more than 550 attendees from 22 countries for insights, collaboration, networking, and…

| | | | | |

Check-in with Suzanne

A few days ago, I headed out from New York City to Germany in anticipation of our upcoming GBTA Conference – Berlin in partnership with VDR. The flight was full and many people showed the classic signs of a business traveler: carry-ons in tow and working on their computers inflight. And many of you are…

| | |

What Post-Pandemic Business Travel Looks Like Now For Corporate Travel Management

Business travel is starting to come back but, according to a new study, it might not be business–as–usual post-pandemic for corporate travel managers, programs and policies. How will the pandemic and business travel recovery change corporate travel programs going forward? Are pandemic-related changes to company travel policies likely to remain permanent? Will the business travel…

| |

Business Travel Recovery Keeps Gaining Traction

There are positive indications that business travel continues to turn the corner on COVID-19, and especially over the past month, as concern from Omicron begins to wane and global travel restrictions loosen. Also on the rise are business travel volume expectations for the year ahead, as well as employees’ willingness to travel and to blend…