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November 2, 2022

News to Know

Why the Travel and Hospitality Industries Need Business Travel to Make a Comeback

Business travel seems to be making a comeback. More people are flying to off-site meetings and events, for example. And now Intercontinental Hotels Group, the parent company of Holiday Inn, says its revenue from corporate bookings has returned to pre-pandemic levels.  

The industry is keen to see business travel get back to something resembling normal. 

A comeback could mean a lot to the travel and hospitality sectors. For one thing, business travelers tend to spend more than vacationers. 

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Airlines Head into Winter Season with Increased Certainty Thanks to EU Agreement on Slot Relief (A4E)

Emirates Has Now Activated Its Air Canada Codeshare Agreement (SIMPLE FLYING)


Clean Aviation’s Collaboration with EU Aviation Safety Agency will Accelerate Sustainability Trajectory (POLITICO)

EU Markets Regulator Adds ESG Disclosure to Its Key Priorities (ESG TODAY)

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance Updates Its Renowned Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative (HCMI) (SUSTAINABLE HOSPITALITY ALLIANCE) – FEATURES GBTA


Awaiting the Return of Business Travel (PHN)

London City Airport Sees ‘Resilience’ in Business Travel (BTN EUROPE)

Canada Hotel Performance Surpassed Pre-Pandemic Levels in September (4HOTELIERS)

Industry Spotlight

BCD Travel: 5 tips for a sustainable travel policy

A sustainability-focused business travel policy can be a powerful tool to influence your organization’s carbon footprint and provide your business travelers with the support they need to carry out their responsibilities safely and effectively. In this article, we outline five ways you can incorporate sustainability into your travel policy.

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GBTA Sustainability Summit | Brussels, 8 November 2022
Insights from GBTA Sustainability Leaders

Katie Leone, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Hertz and member of GBTA’s Sustainability Leadership Council, shares their insights on what is needed to build a greener future for business travel. Join GBTA and other sustainability leaders as we work towards solutions at our upcoming Sustainability Summit, November 8 in Brussels.

Register for the GBTA Conference 2022 – Brussels in Partnership with VDR and Sustainability Summit together and save €100!

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

China - TS Nalgae tracking north-northwest across South China Sea early Nov. 2. Landfall over western Guangdong Province, China, early Nov. 3.

Eastern Europe and Central Asia - Disruptions due to winter weather likely across Eastern Europe, Central Asia through April 2023. Take precautions to minimize disruptions.

Senegal - Unionized primary-sector workers to stage 72-hour strike across Senegal from Nov. 2; related protests, transport disruptions possible.

Western, Central, and Southern Europe - Frequent disruptions due to winter weather likely across Scandinavia through April 2023. Take precautions to minimize disruptions.

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Upcoming Events

GBTA Sustainability Summit
November 8 - 10
Brussels, Belgium

GBTA Conference 2022 – Brussels in Partnership with VDR
November 8 - 10

Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management™
November 11
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Dawn of the Employee-Centric Travel Program?
November 30
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

PATA – GBTA APAC Travel Summit - Global Business Travel Association - GBTA
December 8 - 9
Bangkok, Thailand

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Opening session: En Route to Net Zero | What to Expect from COP27, and what role can businesses play in leading the transformation?

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