March 17, 2023

New GBTA Podcast

Reaching the 'Finish" Line: A Recap of the 2023 Hotel Sourcing Season

In the second installment of the GBTA Accommodation Committee’s Sourcing Podcast Series, Lukasz Dabrowski (HRS), Pauline Robin (RoomIt by CWT), David Mollov (TRIPBAM), and Steven Van Overmeiren (Baker McKenzie) discuss post sourcing season insights, how the RFP season compared with forecasts, as well as high level-strategies utilized.

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Singapore Changi Airport Is Named the World’s Best Airport 2023 (4HOTELIERS)

Southwest Updates on Action Plan for Disruption (PHOCUSWIRE)

Flights Cancelled in Fresh Round of Strikes at German Airports (REUTERS)


The Evolution of Hospitality Sales (HOSPITALITY TODAY)


Only 1 in 10 Companies Are Prioritizing Sustainable Travel (SKIFT)

Promoting a Sustainable Future for China’s Travel Industry (TRAVEL DAILY MEDIA)


Asia Pacific Overtakes Europe in Recovery: New Skift Travel Health Index (SKIFT)

ChatGPT Has a Long Way to Go Until It Can Plan a Seamless Trip (HOSPITALITY TODAY)

Majority of Buyers Expect Travel Volumes to Hit Pre-COVID Levels by Year's End (BTN EUROPE)

Industry Spotlight

GBTA Europe
Advocacy Newsletter - March 2023

GBTA have released the March edition of the GBTA Europe Advocacy Newsletter designed to keep you up to date with what’s happening in relation to business travel in Brussels, and how GBTA is advocating on behalf of members.

This month, the newsletter includes an update on the highly anticipated Multimodal Digital Mobility Services regulation (MDMS) from the commission and the response in the form of a statement from GBTA and other prominent European mobility stakeholders on the upcoming piece of legislation.

Read all the details here in the March GBTA Europe Advocacy newsletter.


GBTA Sustainability Summit
Build a Greener Future for Business Travel

June 13 | Washington, D.C.

The GBTA Foundation invites you to the 2nd global Sustainability Summit on building a greener future for business travel. Join us for this must-attend event that brings together experts, industry, and policy leaders to outline concrete solutions. The early bird discount ends on April 14.

Save up to 70% when you bundle your registration with the GBTA Legislative Summit.

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

France - Activists likely to continue strikes, protests against pension reform into late March. New actions slated for March 18, 19, 23.

Italy - Multiple unions representing airport staff to strike across Italy March 17. Flight disruptions, protests likely.

Mexico - Severe weather conditions forecast across much of Mexico through at least March 19. Flooding and disruptions possible.

United States - Severe weather forecast across parts of the South and Southeast, US through early March 18. Disruptions likely; tornadoes possible.

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Upcoming Events

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

GBTA Sustainability Summit
June 13

GBTA Legislative Summit
June 14 - 15

GBTA Convention 2023
Aug 13 - 15

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GBTA Convention 2023 – it’s the place to be, taking place at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas.

It’s the place where community, learning and advocacy and more all come together for the global business travel industry.

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GBTA Career Spotlight
Demand Generation Specialist

This role will coordinate and implement B2B marketing projects for GBTA. This position will successfully work with the Sales and Marketing teams to execute and measure marketing campaigns. Objectives include generating leads and increasing brand awareness for B2B marketing products. Learn More

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