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GBTA Foundation Relaunches to Advance People and Planet Initiatives for the Business Travel Industry

The Foundation’s newly appointed Board of global travel industry leaders will provide governance on climate action, DEI and workforce development initiatives Alexandria, VA – Helping the global business travel industry create a positive impact and a better future for people and the planet is the mission behind the Global Business Travel Association’s relaunch of its charitable arm,…

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Monkeypox Global Outbreak Update

There is currently a global outbreak of monkeypox involving countries that do not usually have the disease and without apparent links to endemic countries. Download ISOS_Monkeypox_A4 Infographic Poster GBTA On 23 July the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared monkeypox a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). The emergency committee that…

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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…

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GBTA Calls on the European Union to Adapt Regulations To Avoid Further Travel Disruption

Brussels – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association, is calling on the European Commission to address the staff shortages threatening the industry’s recovery. The current six-week background checks required for employees working at airports and in the airline sector is causing a bottleneck, and delay to the smooth travel…

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Companies Should Be Rethinking Their Business Travel Programs For A New Era, According to New Research

Alexandria, VA  – Business travelers are taking to the roads and the skies again, but are corporate travel programs and policies keeping up with the way business travel happens now? With corporate travel and in-person meetings increasingly returning, businesses need to be thoughtful about how they’re implementing – or re-implementing – their travel programs, especially…