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Check-in with Suzanne

Today marks International Women’s Day 2022, a global day celebrating the achievements of women while also calling for a more gender-equal world. #IWD2022 There are amazing women achieving so much in our own industry, along with the allyship of amazing men. And tomorrow we hope you’ll join the discussion to #breakthebias. WINiT by GBTA is hosting…

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Check-In with Suzanne

This week marks another “first” in getting back to business travel as well as face-to-face GBTA events. Over 120 GBTA chapter leaders from across the U.S. are gathering for the first time since 2020 for the GBTA Leadership Summit in Tampa, FL, to learn, develop, network and collaborate.   GBTA’s 38 U.S. chapters and their volunteer members…

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New International Border Openings Set to Accelerate Lift in Business Travel

Optimistic signs of return and tangible recovery in the business travel sector could be seen over the past month. In the latest poll from The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), half (52%) of industry respondents reported more optimism compared to September. October also saw an increase to 66% of those polled who said their companies…

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Business Travel Continues Slowed Recovery While Some Companies Consider New Travel Program Approaches

Alexandria, VA – Despite continuing to report an overall willingness and optimism for the return to business travel, business travel industry sentiment continues to waver, due to ongoing uncertainty around the Delta variant and other variants. However, indicators show companies and their corporate travel managers may be looking at new focus areas and ways of working…

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Business Travel Continues Moving Forward But Uncertainty Around Variants Impacts More Accelerated Recovery

Alexandria, VA – The business travel industry continues to report an overall willingness and optimism about the return to business travel. However, the rise of the Delta variant and other variants has become a cause for uncertainty and increased concern over the past month. This is according to the latest poll from The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel association and worldwide leader in education, research, networking, and advocacy for the industry.   This poll is the 22nd in a series tracking the pulse of GBTA’s membership of global…

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GBTA Poll: Positive Signs for a Return to Business Travel

Alexandria, VA – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association, has released the findings from its latest poll measuring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and how GBTA buyer and procurement members are navigating the return to travel. The results from the 19th poll in the series are the most…

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GBTA Poll: Positive Momentum Continues For Return To Business Travel

Alexandria, VA – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association, today issued the findings from its 18th COVID-19 poll assessing the impact of the pandemic and the road to recovery for the business travel industry. Nearly one-quarter of poll respondents report that their company has resumed non-essential business travel, or that…

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GBTA Poll: Digital Health Verification – The Solution to Safely Resume Business Travel

Alexandria, VA (March 18, 2021) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association, today reported on the findings from its 17th poll looking at the impact of the pandemic on the business travel industry.   Two-thirds of GBTA members and stakeholders (66%) believe implementing Digital Health Verification (also known as…

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GBTA Poll: Vaccine a Game-Changer for a Return to Travel

Alexandria, VA (February 18, 2021) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association, finds most GBTA members and stakeholders (79%) would be “very comfortable” or “comfortable” traveling for business after receiving the Covid-19 vaccination, and almost half support mandatory testing prior to travel to ensure the safety of customers and…

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GBTA Poll: More Than Half Expect to Return to Office by Q3

Alexandria, VA (January 21, 2021) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association, has released the results from its 15th coronavirus poll, the first in 2021, to measure the impact on business travel following the onset of the pandemic last year.   The latest survey finds that more than half…