March 3, 2023

New GBTA Podcast

Events, Meetings and Congresses: Trends and Challenges of the Recovery

The second half of 2022 saw the rediscovery of physical events as indispensable moments of sharing, training, business and networking. The trends of today's industry have their roots in last year's restart while new challenges are emerging. What are the opportunities to be seized in 2023? Why are events to be considered a fundamental element of business development in today's market? What are the tricks and the organizational peculiarities that can make the difference?

Marco Quagliarella Director of International Operations of AIM Group International talks with Fulvio Origo of GBTA Italy.

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UK Airport Departures Still Lag Behind Pre-COVID Levels (TRAVEL WEEKLY)

Virgin Atlantic Launches New Platform for Corporates (BTN EUROPE)


What Hotels Should Know About Apple Business Connect (CENDYN)

Why All the Big Hotel Chains Are Now Fighting for Budget Travelers (BUSINESS TRAVEL NOW)

Positive Trends Will Continue In 2023, and Globally the Outbound Travel Figures for 2019 Are Within Reach (4HOTELIERS)


How Digital Transformation Is Shaping Travel Insurance (PHOCUSWIRE)

Carwiz Opens in Italy (AUTO RENTAL NEWS)

Sixt Expands in Pittsburgh and Toronto (AUTO RENTAL NEWS)

Industry Spotlight

GBTA Professional Development
Today Is the Last Day to Sign Up

North America/LATAM
March 10, 17, 24, 31, and April 6
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET

The Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management course builds off of the Fundamentals curriculum to aid business travel professionals in increasing their knowledge of the industry while also expanding on their professional skills.

Key takeaways:

  • Travel Policy Compliance
  • Travel Risk Management
  • Data Strategy
  • Category Management, Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Relationship Management

For pricing and more information about the course, click here.



GBTA Webinar
Carbon Emissions Reporting:
What's Best Practice?

March 15 | 1:30 PM SGT

You can’t manage what you can’t measure. Data is the foundation to any good business strategy, and in the world of sustainability, carbon emissions is king. Without industry standards in place, it’s hard to know what is a best practice when it comes to carbon emissions calculations and reporting metrics.

Come join us unravel the various reporting methodologies and best practices for carbon reporting that can lead to a more sustainable travel strategy.



Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Canada and United States - Adverse winter weather forecast across parts of the northeastern US and southern Canada through March 4. Hazardous travel conditions likely.

India - Fuel transporters to hold indefinite strike across Assam State, India, from March 4. Transport disruptions, protests possible.

Italy - Severe weather forecast across much of southern and western Italy through March 4. Possible transport, business, and utility disruptions.

United States - Recovery operations continue following tornado damage in parts of northwestern Louisiana, US, as of late March 2.

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Upcoming Events

Celebrating Our Voices on International Women's Day, a Day to #EmbraceEquity.
March 8
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

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

GBTA Conference 2023 | Mexico City
March 15 - 16

How Travel Managers Will Succeed in 2023
March 22
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

GBTA Convention 2023
Aug 13 - 15

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International Women’s Day is a chance to celebrate women’s accomplishments and encourage worldwide engagement and collective action in advancing women's equality.

This year’s theme is #EmbraceEquity. We can all challenge gender stereotypes, call out discrimination, draw attention to bias, and seek out inclusion.

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