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GBTA Canada Delivers Education, Innovation and Opportunity at 11th Annual Conference

Toronto (April 27, 2015) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Canada held its 11th annual conference from April 20-22 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, in Toronto. True to its theme, Business in Motion, the conference was a hub of activity with a record number of more than 550 delegates and more than 65…

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GBTA: TSA PreCheck is Critical to Frequent Travelers

Alexandria, VA (March 24, 2015) – The House Homeland Security Committee’s Transportation Security Subcommittee is hosting a hearing on Wednesday to discuss the PreCheck program and risk-based approaches to passenger security. Last week, the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security issued a report, revealing that TSA clears a convicted felon to…

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Airline CEOs to Discuss Future of Airline Competition

Alexandria, VA (April 23, 2015) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today unveiled another panel in an exciting line-up of speakers for GBTA Convention 2015, July 25-29 in Orlando, Florida. Future of Airline Competition Monday, July 27, 8:30 a.m. Moderator: Charisse Jones, USA Today…

Dramatic Business Travel Growth for India Continues

Delhi/Mumbai (April 23, 2015) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation, the voice of the global business travel industry, today announces the results of its third GBTA BTI™ Outlook – India report, a semi-annual analysis that relates unfolding economic events at home and abroad to their resulting impacts on India’s business travel market. The…

GBTA Calls on Lawmakers to Oppose PFC Hike

Alexandria, VA (April 22, 2015) – Tomorrow, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation’s subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety and Security will be hosting a hearing to examine funding airport capital needs. The statement below can be attributed to Michael W. McCormick, Executive Director and COO of the Global Business Travel Association: “With business…

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Business Travel Industry Drives Jobs, GDP Growth in Canada

Toronto (April 22, 2015) – A new report issued today by the GBTA Foundation at GBTA Conference 2015 Toronto highlights the positive economic impact that road warriors have on the nation’s economy and explores the quantitative impact business travel has on the Canadian economy. The study, sponsored by Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG), reveals business travel…

GBTA Russia бизнес-тревел симпозиум «Стратегии снижения затрат на деловые поездки в условиях меняющейся экономической ситуации» пройдет в Москве 3 июня 2015 года

Москва (22 апреля 2015) – Международная Ассоциация Делового Туризма (GBTA) – выступающая от имени международной индустрии делового туризма – объявила дату проведения и программу очередного бизнес-тревел симпозиума, который состоится в Москве 3 июня 2015 года. Тревел симпозиум традиционно соберет ключевых игроков индустрии делового туризма для обсуждения наиболее актуальных вопросов в стремительно меняющейся экономической ситуации в…

GBTA Convention Panel to Examine Future of Travel Distribution Landscape

Alexandria, VA (April 16, 2015) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today unveiled its first of several panels in an exciting line-up of speakers for the upcoming GBTA Convention 2015, July 25-29 in Orlando, Florida: The Future of Distribution Landscape. Moderated by 30-year hotel…

GBTA Foundation’s Project ICARUS

Awards Honor Outstanding Achievements in Furthering Business Travel and Meetings Sustainability Programs Alexandria, VA (April 14, 2015) – GBTA Foundation’s Project ICARUS proudly announced the winners of the fourth annual Sustainability Outstanding Achievement Awards this week at The Masters Honors Summit & Gala in Miami. Through these awards, the GBTA Foundation – the education and…

U.S. Business Travel Volume Projected To Rise Over Next Two Years

Alexandria, VA (April 14, 2015) – U.S. business travel volume is expected to increase over the next two years, as the U.S. economy moves into higher gear. Meanwhile, lower oil prices are expected to allow more modest pricing growth in air travel, ground transportation and rental cars in 2015. Overall, U.S. business travel spending is…