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GBTA Welcomes European Parliament’s Inclusion of Sustainable Aviation Fuels in the Net Zero Industry Act

The Global Business Travel Association welcomes the European Parliament’s inclusion of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) as a priority technology in the Net Zero Industry Act (NZIA) during this week’s plenary session. The NZIA is a pivotal piece of legislation that will Support the deployment of manufacturing technologies necessary for decarbonisation in the EU and help…

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GBTA + VDR Europe Conference 2023 Showcases Business Travel Outlook and Opportunity in the Region

Continued rebound, sustainability, business traveller behaviour and more were on the agenda at Europe’s largest gathering of the global business travel industry Europe’s business travel community once again came together to explore, discuss and connect around the current and future state of the sector in the region at the GBTA + VDR Europe Conference 2023…

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European Business Travel Spending is Forecast to Reach $450 Billion USD by 2027

Expected spending on business travel across Europe continues to steadily increase due to pent-up demand, hybrid work environments, the return of travel and meetings and more stable economic conditions, according to GBTA Business Travel Index™ Outlook regional analysis After a slower regional rebound over the last few years, business travel spending in Europe is expected…

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Latest Report from FREENOW and GBTA Examines the Evolution of Ground Transportation in Europe for Business Travel

New findings emphasize post-pandemic travel recovery, sustainability and technology among the biggest changes and challenges There’s no putting the brakes on the way business travelers view and utilize ground transportation. That’s according to the latest report from FREENOW, Europe’s Mobility Super App, and the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association. In…

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Global Business Travel Industry Sees Rebound in 2023 With Shifting Challenges and Opportunities for 2024

Latest GBTA Business Travel Outlook Poll reveals positive recovery sentiment, emerging forecasts, industry priorities and potential barriers for the year ahead The majority of professionals in the global business travel industry say the sector has reached near-full recovery this year since the pandemic days of 2019. But even as business travel has rebounded, the industry…

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GBTA Foundation 2023 WINiT Awards Celebrate the Changemakers Who are Transforming the Global Business Travel Industry for Women

Gala and ceremony honored an illustrious group of individuals representing a diverse range of industry experience levels, career roles, sectors and companies Tonight GBTA WINiT, a program of the GBTA Foundation  dedicated to helping women move forward in their travel industry careers, hosted its annual  Awards Ceremony and Gala to honor the corporate and personal contributions…

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GBTA and e-Cornell Offer Member-Exclusive Pricing on Business and Leadership Courses Until December 22, 2023

As Q4 2023 continues full speed ahead and Q1 2024 rapidly approaching the horizon, now is the time to take stock of training budgets and professional development goals. Did you and your team utilize this year’s allotment? Are you pledging to focus more on your career in 2024?    That’s why GBTA and eCornell, Cornell University’s…

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GBTA Reports from the European Parliament on The MDMS Regulation

Can it make travel easier and greener? Yesterday GBTA helped host a high-level event at the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss the upcoming Multimodal Digital Mobility Systems Regulation. The event, The MDMS Regulation: Can it make travel easier and greener? Was hosted by MEP Oetjen and Dalunde in the European Parliament and showcased the numerous stakeholders representing the…

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GBTA Foundation Reveals WINiT Top 50 Recipients for 2023

Gala and awards event on October 26th in Brooklyn, NY, will celebrate the individuals, companies and allies who elevate women in travel-related industries The GBTA Foundation, the charitable arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel association and global leader in community, education, research and advocacy – has announced the 2023 WINiT Top 50,…

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Making Sustainable Business Travel a Reality: A Look at EU Initiatives and GBTA’s Impact

EU leaders are in a race against time to push through new reforms aimed at greening the economy, ahead of the European Parliament elections scheduled for June 2024. The ambitious “European Green Deal” presented as one of the main priorities of the current Commission is set to become President Ursula von der Leyen’s most enduring…