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Can We Close the Gap Between Business Travelers and their Corporate Travel Programs?

New report from GBTA and Deem examines the balance between employee travel satisfaction and corporate cost and policy objectives and the role innovation can play As business travel continues its steady return and recovery around the world, what does the landscape look like now for both companies and their employee travelers? A new research report –…

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Check-In with Suzanne

“Learning” Is Our Middle Name at GBTA  One of our guiding tenets at GBTA providing meaningful learning opportunities for industry professionals throughout their career. That’s why you’ll find “Learning” among the trio of priority pillars of GBTA’s new brand. But most importantly, it is also our promise to you, our industry and how we’ll build…

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Check-In with Suzanne

 The Latest Insights On What Lies Ahead For Business Travel’s Recovery  I’ll take progress over perfection every day because progress is what truly gets you where you need to go. In our latest GBTA Business Travel Recovery Poll released last week, we definitely saw more signs of progress based on what almost 600 global business…

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PRESS RELEASE 

Survey of Business Travel Leaders Spotlights Issues Driven by Hybrid Workforces as Corporate Travel’s Return Accelerates; 44 Percent “Don’t Know” How Co-Working Spaces are Contracted   Research from GBTA and HRS focuses on business travel’s recovery, the need for traveler service expertise, and challenges of sourcing co-working meeting spaces  Cologne, Germany & Alexandria, VA – 21…

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Check-In with Suzanne

Exploring the State of Business Travel Now In addition to the economic and overall recovery forecast for our industry, the impact of air travel disruption has been a topic I’ve been asked about recently. Business travelers are typically more experienced, aware, and adaptive travelers. Does this make them better prepared, willing or able to navigate…

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GBTA Convention 2022 Sets The Scene For The Future Of Global Business Travel

Largest gathering of the global business travel industry tackles what’s next with a focus on continued recovery, transformation, sustainability, future of work and DEI  San Diego, CA  – The global business travel industry is back and continues to move through recovery as evidenced by the robust attendance and levels of interest and insights at GBTA Convention 2022,…

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Global Business Travel Spending is Coming Back, but Recent Headwinds Push Anticipated Full Recovery Into 2025 and 2026

Inflation, energy prices, supply chain challenges, labor shortages, and regional developments add 18 months to industry recovery forecast, according to the 2022 GBTA Business Travel Index™ The global business travel industry continues its progress towards full recovery to 2019 pre-pandemic spending levels of USD $1.4 trillion, but recovery has hit some headwinds. Just as many…

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Technology Tops the Travel Manager’s Agenda as Travel Management Companies Continue to Play Vital Role in Business Travel’s Return

New study from GBTA and FCM reveals the latest tech trends and changing role in how travel managers can serve their companies and business travelers Alexandria, VA  – Business travel and the role of the travel manager changed significantly during the pandemic. As business travel returns, many are questioning what changes will become permanent, and…