GBTA News and Commentary

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U.S. Business Travel Spending Projected to Top $310 Billion in 2015

GBTA Forecasts Favorable National Outlook, Despite Weakened Global Economic State

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 Alexandria, VA (January 13, 2015) – U.S. business travel ended 2014 on a high note, with record spending expected to reach $292.2 billion. The projection for 2015 also remains strong, as lower oil prices are expected to lead to increased consumer spending, boosting economic projects. This strong domestic economic news comes despite an overall weak global economic outlook, with trouble in Europe, Asia and Russia.

Douglas Anderson to Chair GBTA Foundation Board

GBTA President Donna Kelliher Also Appoints New Allied, Direct Members

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Alexandria, VA – January 7, 2015 – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) announced six new members for the 2015 Board of Trustees for the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of GBTA. Douglas Anderson, president and CEO of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, will take on the role of Foundation Board Chair.

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