To Sit Back and Relax or Sit Back and Work During a Flight?
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To Sit Back and Relax or Sit Back and Work During a Flight?

Once upon a time, people would dress up before getting on an airplane. On board, flight attendants would serve complimentary meals with real silverware. Playing cards would be handed out to passengers to help pass the time. While much has changed since then – gone are the meals, the silverware, and the dress clothes –…

How the Sharing Economy is Changing Travel Policies
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How the Sharing Economy is Changing Travel Policies

There is no doubt that the sharing economy – particularly the rise in ride sharing and home sharing services – are changing the face of travel. The recent GBTA Business Traveler Sentiment Index™ Global Report, in partnership with American Express, finds that beyond consumer travel, many business travelers and corporate travel policies are addressing the…

Business Traveler Satisfaction: The Generational Divide
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Business Traveler Satisfaction: The Generational Divide

In general, frequent business travelers are a content group with 88 percent satisfied with their business travel experiences and 84 percent that want to travel either the same amount or more frequently than they do now. It’s no secret that happy employees tend to be more productive, which could mean a better bottom line for…

How do Business Travelers Feel about Business Travel?
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How do Business Travelers Feel about Business Travel?

Business travel drives business growth. Despite the myriad of ways people can communicate, meeting in person is still the one of the most effective way to conduct business with the greatest ROI.  Despite the diversity of reasons for business travel and the stress that can come from being in a new situation, traveling to a…

New Survey Finds Satisfaction Significantly Higher for Business Travelers Enrolled in TSA PreCheck
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New Survey Finds Satisfaction Significantly Higher for Business Travelers Enrolled in TSA PreCheck

Navigating airport security is one of the most important parts of the modern travel process, yet, at times, it can be the most frustrating. Every day, as business travelers enter security lines at airports, their blood pressure increases as they wait in line to take off their shoes, remove their belts and place laptops in…

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7 Key Takeaways on Business Traveler Attitudes

The latest GBTA Business Traveler Sentiment Index™, in partnership with American Express, was released today and is full of valuable information on business travelers’ feelings about their travel experience and how those feelings affect their actual travel behavior. This is the fourth round of this survey, which covers overall trip experience, travel policy, expense tracking…

#RoadWarriors

#RoadWarriors

Millennials, far more than their Gen X or Baby Boomer colleagues, want to travel more for business. For some, this is part of a love affair with the road. For others, it’s a realization that nothing – not even technology – can replace a face-to-face meeting. Overall, according to a new U.S. study from the…

Millennials Want to Travel More for Business
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Millennials Want to Travel More for Business

A new study released today from the GBTA Foundation, in partnership with American Express, reveals that Millennials are significantly more likely to want to travel more for business than Baby Boomers (45 percent to 26 percent, respectively). In addition, a majority of Millennials (57 percent) believe technology can never replace face-to-face meetings to get business…

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Business Traveler Satisfaction Varies By Country

Recently, the first ever GBTA Global Business Traveler Sentiment Index™ in partnership with American Express revealed how business travelers across the globe feel about their travel experience and how those feelings affect their actual behaviors related to travel. This first global report showcased many differences (but also some similarities) between the countries surveyed for the…

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Breaking Down the Business Traveler Sentiment Index

The first-ever GBTA Global Business Traveler Sentiment Index™ in partnership with American Express was recently released in July with the goal to understand travel trends in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Japan,  Mexico, United Kingdom, and the United States. It examined how business travelers feel about their travel experience and how those feelings affect their actual behaviors…