February 17, 2023

New GBTA Podcast

Business Travel Trends Driving the Future of Spend Management

Clive Cornelius, Head of Travel Segment at Visa Business Solutions Europe and Peter van Spaandonk Head of Sales Europe at Yokoy discuss one of the hot topics in our industry: managing business travel expenses. With the current economic uncertainty, travel buyers are looking for ways to effectively manage employee travel expenses. Clive and Peter share their insights on the latest trends in corporate spend management and how technology can play a part.

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Power Outage Impacts International Operations at JFK (SIMPLE FLYING)

Airlines with the Best Inflight Wi-Fi (ESCAPE)

New Satellite-Based Equipment to Enhance Safety, Cut Cost for Airlines (GUARDIAN)

Airport Strikes Disrupt Travel Across Germany (FRANCE 24)


Boeing to More Than Double Sustainable Aviation Fuel Purchases in 2023 (REUTERS)

What Is the Ticket Price Influence of SAF? Part 2 (LEEHAM NEWS)

Lufthansa Introduces 'Green Fares' to Make It Easier for Travelers to Offset Their CO2 (USA TODAY)


Hotel Website Design and UX Trends for 2023 (HOSPITALITY TODAY)

Trip.com Launches ChatGPT-powered Artificial Intelligence Chatbot TripGen (TRAVOLUTION)

Radisson Hotel Group Gears Up for Tenacious Expansion in 2023 Following Strong Year-On-Year Growth in the Middle East (HOTEL NEWS ME)

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GBTA Convention 2023
GBTA 2023 Convention Ambassador Program

GBTA is looking for members to each serve 8 hours during Convention 2023 as Convention Ambassadors. All Ambassadors will receive a preferred registration rate of $150 to attend 2023 GBTA Convention. The application deadline will be May 1st, 2023. Please review all terms before applying.

Additional information, terms and application are located here.

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GBTA Conference 2023 | Mexico City
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March 15 - 16 | Mexico City

We invite you to take the next step in your career as you connect face-to-face with travel managers and industry suppliers to discover innovative solutions to industry-wide challenges. Learn from the world's best and brightest industry experts at the GBTA Conference 2023 in Mexico City.

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Chile - Disruptions due to wildfires continue across parts of central and south-central Chile as of Feb. 16. Evacuations and curfews ongoing.

Eastern Europe and Central Asia and Western, Central, and Southern Europe - Conflict-related sanctions and restrictions continue to cause disruptions in Europe as of Feb. 16.

New Zealand - Disruptions ongoing across northern New Zealand as of Feb. 17 following passage of Former Cyclone Gabrielle. Evacuations ongoing.

United States - Adverse winter weather forecast across parts of the central US through at least Feb. 17. Hazardous travel conditions are likely.

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Upcoming Events

GBTA’s BTI Outlook: A Look at Europe
February 22
3:00 PM CET

Celebrating our Voices on International Women’s Day. A Day to #EmbraceEquity
March 8
11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET

Carbon Emissions Reporting: What's the Best Practice?
March 15
1:30PM SGT

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Corporate Travel Team Program - Here’s how it works:

Organizations will receive unlimited complimentary buyer registrations after four (4) paid registrations. Attendees must be active, direct members of GBTA to qualify.

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