Delivering Sustainability Results with Supplier Partners

Sustainability in Action… So far in my sustainability series posts we have talked about the principles, opportunities and benefits from creating a ‘Responsible Travel Program’. Let’s now look at a real-life example of how working with your suppliers can deliver a great program, and a significant return on investment. Autodesk is a global leaders in…

5 Steps to a Sustainable Travel Program
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5 Steps to a Sustainable Travel Program

Sustainability in Action… In this third blog post in my new sustainability series, I continue explain why following a responsible approach to a sustainable travel and meetings program is good for business. Having a sustainable travel program for business travel and meetings is no longer a ‘nice to do’. ‘No longer a ‘nice to do!’…

Join GBTA Task Force to Update Sustainability Benchmarking Tool

Join GBTA Task Force to Update Sustainability Benchmarking Tool

The GBTA Foundation is establishing a Task Force of seasoned industry professionals to review, update and revise the existing Sustainability Benchmarking Tool. This endeavor, sponsored by BCD, is projected to take roughly 9 to 12 months. The existing tool is more than 6 years old. Much has happened in the business travel industry during this…

Why Taking a Sustainable Approach to Business Travel & Meetings Works!

Why Taking a Sustainable Approach to Business Travel & Meetings Works!

Sustainability in Action… In this second blog post of my new sustainability series, I explain why following a responsible approach to a sustainable travel and meetings program is good for business. If you missed my first post on what sustainability is and why does it matter, read it here. The word ‘sustainability’ is used a…

What IS Sustainability – and What’s All the Fuss About Anyway?

Welcome to the first in a series of blog posts designed to give you an introduction to the world of sustainability and take you through the rationale, methods, best practices and reasons why you should get involved. And, how you create an ROI! What IS sustainability – and what’s all the fuss about anyway? I’ll…

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Project ICARUS Recognizes Outstanding Examples of Sustainability at Berlin Conference

Many of you are probably already familiar with Project ICARUS. For those that aren’t, this GBTA Foundation initiative launched in 2006 is the definitive source of information, education, support and recognition programs for sustainability in the business travel and meetings industry, globally. Just last month at GBTA Conference 2014 Berlin, Project ICARUS announced the winners…

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Check-in with Suzanne

GBTA continues its mission to broaden its global reach – and maintain our commitment to transparency. Last week, GBTA jointly announced with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) a partnership to host an inaugural APAC Travel Summit in Bangkok, December 8-9, 2022. We are excited to work with PATA to host this two-day event which…

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PATA and GBTA to host APAC Travel Summit in Bangkok, Thailand from December 8-9, 2022

The two-day, first-of-its-kind joint event in Asia will address sustainability and best practices in the tourism, MICE, and corporate travel spheres The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in partnership with the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) will host their inaugural PATA & GBTA APAC Travel Summit at the new, state-of-the-art Queen Sirikit National Convention Center…