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Week in Review

Following the two fatal Boeing 737 Max crashes, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has said that the company will release a software update for the aircraft soon, Buying Business Travel reports. According to Skift, the black box has been recovered from the Ethiopian Air Boeing 737 crash, and preliminary findings show clear similarities to the Lion…

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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 &…

GBTA Research and Professional Development Update
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GBTA Research and Professional Development Update

Are Business Travel Programs Barring Basic Economy? According to new research, business travel programs are not on board with basic economy fares. These fares were introduced by many airlines last year and are typically cheaper than standard airfare, but come with restrictions. The report, put out by GBTA in partnership with Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC),…

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Travel Risk Management and Sustainability…Connecting the Dots

By GBTA Risk Committee and GBTA Sustainability Committee   How organizations manage the health, safety and security of their employees on business travel is not only part of their Duty of Care legal obligation, but also bears heavy influence on their GRI sustainability score. Corporate sustainability is an organization’s activities that demonstrate their work towards…

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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,…


Supreme Court Ruling Upholds Current Travel Ban

GBTA Projects Future Impact on U.S. Economy and Business Travel Today, the Supreme Court ruled to uphold President Trump’s travel ban. So, what does this mean for the future of the travel industry? It cannot be denied that the cumulative impact of the travel bans over the past 18 months has been felt by our industry….