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PRESS RELEASE 

Survey of Business Travel Leaders Spotlights Issues Driven by Hybrid Workforces as Corporate Travel’s Return Accelerates; 44 Percent “Don’t Know” How Co-Working Spaces are Contracted   Research from GBTA and HRS focuses on business travel’s recovery, the need for traveler service expertise, and challenges of sourcing co-working meeting spaces  Cologne, Germany & Alexandria, VA – 21…

TMCs Support Companies in Improving Traveller Experience

The GBTA Foundation recently released a study in partnership with Sabre Corporation on creating a frictionless travel experience. The study explored traveller friction around the globe from the business traveller perspective as well as through the lens of managed travel and human resource professionals. Depending on an organization’s culture and resources, a travel program tends…

Creating a Frictionless Travel Experience – Part 1
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Creating a Frictionless Travel Experience – Part 1

The GBTA Foundation, in partnership with Sabre Corporation, set out to explore the topic of traveler friction around the world. The recently released study looked at traveler friction from both the business traveler perspective and also from the perspective of the managed travel and human resource professional. The objective was to identify the main challenges…

Business Travel’s Influence on Employee Retention, Recruitment and Results

Earlier this week, the GBTA Foundation released a new study, in partnership with Sabre Corporation, focused on creating a frictionless travel experience. The study surveyed business travelers across the globe and revealed the dramatic impact business travel has on employee retention, recruitment and results. Three R’s that are important to every company’s bottom line. Retention…

Understanding Extended Stay Accommodations Role in Business Travel
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Understanding Extended Stay Accommodations Role in Business Travel

In late 2015 and again earlier this year, the GBTA Foundation, in partnership with WWStay, conducted two research studies on extended stay accommodations to learn more about this market especially when it comes to business travel. The first study revealed nearly half (48 percent) of all U.S. business travelers have used an extended stay accommodation…

The Olympics and Infrastructure Development: Does it Last?
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The Olympics and Infrastructure Development: Does it Last?

All eyes will be on Rio in the coming weeks as the 2016 Summer Olympic Games get underway with the Opening Ceremonies taking place tonight. While there have been numerous reports of facilities that are either incomplete or in disrepair, the games will go on, and Brazil is hoping that the Games will help give…

Total Travel Managment Compensation Up 6% Over 2013

  Today, the GBTA Foundation released their annual study, 2014 Travel Management Compensation and Benefits Study, showing the majority of travel buyers (72%) are satisfied with their salaries, with average total compensation climbing six percent higher this year to $112,000. As expected, incomes increase with greater experience, position level, education, and size of company. Overall,…