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Ebola & Business Travel: What You Need to Know

Anytime you turn on the news lately, you cannot help but hear more about ebola. There has been a lot of uncertainty and questions about travel and ebola, so we have gathered as many resources as possible in this post for you to share with your travelers on the topic. Wednesday, the Centers for Disease…

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Last Week in Review

The Last Week in Review keeps you up-to-date on the latest business travel news. Last week’s GBTA poll on how North American businesses are reacting to the Ebola situation continues to make news with coverage in Roll Call. GBTA Executive Director Mike McCormick once again spoke with the New York Times about the importance of…

Ebola Not Yet Affecting Business Travel, GBTA Foundation Poll Finds
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Ebola Not Yet Affecting Business Travel, GBTA Foundation Poll Finds

Update (February 10, 2015):  In the aftermath of the Ebola outbreaks in West Africa, the World Health Organization plans to implement reforms to “improve its ability to respond more quickly to the next outbreak of a lethal infectious disease,” The New York Times reports.   Ebola has been top of mind in the news lately,…

Satisfied With Your TMC?

Today, the GBTA Foundation released a study showing travel managers in both the United States and Latin America report high levels of satisfaction with their Travel Management Company (TMC). Not surprisingly, cost and savings were considered key factors in both regions when it comes to considering what TMC to use. The study, “What Drives Travel…

Business Travel Spending Increases Create Continued Economic Optimism

As you may have seen we just released our third quarter business travel forecast on Tuesday. Very much in line with last quarter’s forecast, U.S.-generated business travel spend is expected to increase by 6.8 percent to $292.3 billion in 2014. The forecast showed business travelers spent an estimated $72.8 billion on U.S.-originated business travel during…