March 13, 2023

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Paving the Path for Quick and Easy Business Travel

Experience for business travellers to improve with new hand luggage rules for major UK airports. Elaborating on the same, Kevin Harrison, Managing Director, Good Travel Management said: “A recent change at London City Airport will soon be making business travel much quicker and easier. The airport is set to be the first in the UK to scrap the 100ml liquid rule in hand luggage with others soon to follow.

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Saudi Arabia Launches New National Airline (CNBC)

Biden Administration Wants Congress to Bar Airlines from Charging Family Seating Fees (REUTERS)

Airline Recovery Continues in January (TTR WEEKLY)


Ireland Could Play a Key Global Role in Green Jet-Fuel Market, According to Report (INDEPENDENT)

Accor Pacific Announces Partnership with Ecotourism Australia (4HOTELIERS)

Global Hospitality Industry Releases Net Positive Pathway V2.0 for People, Planet, Place, and Prosperity (HOSPITALITY NET)


Turnaround Prospects from COVID Setbacks Look Bright for Biz Travel (BIZZ BUZZ)

Inflation Isn’t Dampening People’s Desire to Travel — But Travel Companies May Be Missing a Trick (HOSPITALITY NET)

UK-based Travelport Acquires US-based Deem to Innovate Modern Corporate Travel (SILICON CANALS)

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How Travel Managers Will Succeed in 2023

March 22 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Managed travel programs have evolved along with the role of the travel manager. New research from GBTA in partnership with Spotnana reveals the trends that will define success in corporate travel.

Join Johnny Thorsen, VP Partnerships at Spotnana, and Chris Ely, GBTA’s Research Director, on this webinar for insights into what 2023 looks like for travel managers and how they are preparing for the future.

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GBTA Legislative Summit 2023
Registration Is Now Open

June 14-15, 2023 | Washington, D.C.

The GBTA Legislative Summit is a one of kind GBTA event that empowers you to be the voice of the business travel industry. By attending this event you will:

  • Meet one-on-one with Senators and Representatives to share opinions and advocate for policies that support the business travel industry
  • Broaden your understanding of government actions and how the outcomes impact the industry
  • Hear perspectives from Administration Officials and Members of Congress
  • Network with colleagues from around the country

Engage this select group of business travel professionals and join GBTA as a sponsor of GBTA Legislative Summit 2023. Contact our sponsorship team with any questions.

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