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Travel Buyers: Has COVID Uncovered Gaps in your Travel Risk Program?

Last week’s webinar, “Buyer Discussion: Has COVID Uncovered Gaps in your Travel Risk Policy, Program and Business Continuity?,” featured travel and risk management experts from four different organizations sharing their experiences in the pandemic: Jafles Pacheco, head of Indirect Material Spend Management at Oerlikon; Catherine Rigby, GTP, CCTE, manager of Travel Risk and Safety at…

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Gestión de riesgos en una pandemia

Como parte de la semana 6 de la serie de seminarios web Collaboratory 2020, el director ejecutivo interino de GBTA, Dave Hilfman, presentó a la experta en gestión de riesgos Miriam Jones de International SOS. En su función como vicepresidenta sénior y gerente general, oeste de EE. UU., para International SOS, Jones asesora a las organizaciones sobre el desarrollo y la gestión de los mejores programas de deber de cuidado que mitigan la salud...

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Travel Industry: Appropriate Testing Protocols A Must or U.S. Economy Will Lose $155 Billion Due to International Travel Collapse

Alexandria, Virginia (September 10, 2020) In a letter released today, 18 travel and aviation industry groups called on the Administration to take coordinated and deliberate action to safely reopen international travel markets.   The letter, addressed to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II, Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf, and Department…

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GBTA Collaboratory Explores How to Drive Procurement Changes During a Pandemic

As part of this week’s GBTA Collaboratory 2020 webinar series, Robert Schott, Managing Director and Chief Procurement Officer for PwC, and GBTA Interim-Executive Director Dave Hilfman discussed navigating procurement changes during a pandemic, and how to use this period to improve processes and strengthen partnerships. “This crisis is an opportunity to drive tremendous change, and…

Las pruebas de COVID-19 son fundamentales para reiniciar los viajes de manera segura:

Brussels, Belgium (29 July 2020) – As the travel industry braces for a second Covid-19 wave, GBTA, the Global Business Travel Association, calls for widening testing capabilities and requirements across the EU as a better alternative to blanket travel restrictions.   “Sudden and unilateral shifts in government response, such as imposition of quarantines or border…

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Los compradores de viajes 56% han revisado su política de viajes a la luz de COVID-19

Alexandria, VA: a medida que continúan los signos de recuperación en el sector de viajes de negocios, los profesionales de adquisiciones de viajes priorizan la salud y la seguridad de los empleados según una nueva encuesta publicada hoy por la Asociación Global de Viajes de Negocios (GBTA). Más de la mitad de los compradores de viajes informan que su empresa ha cambiado su política de viajes y 70% caracterizan el...

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GBTA respalda el aplazamiento de la solicitud de propuestas para hoteles de 2020 en medio de la pandemia de coronavirus

Alexandria, VA — The Global Business Travel Association, the voice of the business travel industry, announced today that it will endorse the postponement of the 2020 Hotel RFP until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic’s effect on the travel industry. This decision comes after several weeks of discussions among GBTA’s U.S and European accommodations committees,…

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Los viajes de negocios globales se convierten en la última víctima de la pandemia del coronavirus

Alexandria, VA (April 8, 2020)— Business travel has become the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic by coming to a halt across the globe, according to the latest research conducted by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).  This is the fifth poll that GBTA is releasing and the numbers are dire. To understand the coronavirus’s…

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GBTA da la bienvenida a la suspensión de la regla de franjas horarias en los aeropuertos de la UE hasta el 24 de octubre de 2020, para aliviar la crisis de la industria tras la pandemia de coronavirus

London (31 March 2020) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – are delighted that the European Union have agreed to suspend the airport slot rule until 24 October 2020. The rule obliged airlines to use a minimum of 80% of their take-off and landing slots in order to secure them for the following year,…