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: 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…

Guest Post: Are You Prepared to be Tomorrow’s Travel Manager?

Guest Post: Are You Prepared to be Tomorrow’s Travel Manager?

Today’s guest blog post comes from Brad Bennett, product marketing manager, corporate solutions, at Sabre.             Are you prepared to be tomorrow’s travel manager? None of us know what the future holds, but we do know that the life of a travel manager in 2020 will be different than it…

Single-Use Virtual Accounts Gaining Popularity  Among Business Travelers

Single-Use Virtual Accounts Gaining Popularity Among Business Travelers

Today, the GBTA Foundation released a new study on virtual payment solutions sponsored by U.S. Bank. The following press release went out announcing the new report: Majority of Suppliers Accepting Virtual Payments About 20 percent of American businesses today pay for travel using cardless single-use “virtual” accounts, up from 13 percent last year, according to a…