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How Do Travel Managers View Corporate Booking Technology?

Alexandria, Virginia – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel association, today launches the findings from a study into how travel managers view online booking tools (OBTs). The study, made possible by Deem, examines how U.S. and Canada-based travel managers view corporate booking technology and how the pandemic has impacted…

Over Two in Three Travel Programs Impacted by Payment-Related Data Breach in the Past Year

Alexandria, VA (April 25, 2019) – Nearly 70 percent of travel buyers say their business travelers have been affected by a payment-related data breach from an outside vendor such as an airline, hotel or retailer in the past year, according to new research out today from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in partnership with AirPlus International. The research also reveals that travel buyers believe the risk of fraud is growing, with two-thirds (68 percent) saying travel programs face a greater risk of fraud today than they did two to three years ago.

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Podcast: How Technology Impacts Traveller Behaviour & Safety

For this week’s episode, The Business of Travel previews GBTA webinar content airing a recent session called How Technology Impacts Traveller Behaviour & Safety. During the webinar experts from GBTA and SAP Concur dive into the results of a recent European research study that looked to explore business traveller booking behaviour.

Business Travelers Say Loyalty Matters in Hotel Booking

Alexandria, VA (October 25, 2018) – On average, business travelers consider three hotels before booking and 82 percent say loyalty programs matter when making that decision, according to new research out today from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in partnership with Omni Hotels & Resorts. Additionally, the study reveals nine in 10 business travelers view…


Podcast: Travel Payment Goes Virtual

For this week’s episode, The Business of Travel talks business travel payment trends. Earlier this year, GBTA released a new research project, in partnership with AirPlus International, identifying key trends around travel payment. For the podcast, Kathy Cantwell of AirPlus and the GBTA Payment Solutions Committee joined GBTA Senior Research Analyst Mark Sharoff to talk…

Dining Programs are Hot: Here’s Why it Should Matter to You

By Heather Thompson, Public Relations Manager, Dinova With the Global Business Travel Association’s annual convention just behind us, it’s no wonder everyone is talking about business travel. It’s a hot topic that gets even hotter when we talk about how much business travel actually costs. (Don’t worry, procurement managers, we’re all feeling the same swelter.)…