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Traveling for Business and Finishing Strong in 2022 For many, the past few months put a focus on well-deserved vacations, personal time off, and more leisure travel in general. But turning into the final third of the year typically means more business travel as a critical element in helping organizations and professionals hit their annual…

Politics of Travel: Adding it up after the Boys of Summer are Gone

Greetings – it is the last week of Summer. Kids are kind of going back to school.  Vaccinations in the U.S. are rising. GBTA Convention planning is going full steam and has a detailed listing on precautions being taken on the website. It is constantly being updated, so please revisit it. Stay tuned for more information, because the summer is…

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GBTA Daily News Brief – March 17, 2021

To Kickstart a Return to Business Travel   GBTA supports the European Commission’s proposal to introduce a Digital Green Certificate that is inter-operable and consistent across Members States. The certificate will verify that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, has recovered from the virus, or has a negative test result, to enable the safe…

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GBTA Daily News Brief – March 19, 2021

About three-quarters of corporate travel buyers and procurement professionals surveyed this month by the Global Business Travel Association project their organizations will resume non-essential domestic business travel sometime this year, if they haven’t already. About 60 percent of the approximately 302 respondents to the GBTA survey, which was conducted online March 8-13, indicated they believe…

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GBTA Daily News Brief – March 18, 2021

Optimism Increases as Vaccine Roll-Out Accelerates GBTA today reported on the findings from its 17th poll looking at the impact of the pandemic on the business travel industry. Two-thirds of GBTA members and stakeholders (66%) believe implementing Digital Health Verification (also known as “vaccination passports” of “digital green certificates”) is a good policy, the majority…