March 23, 2023

News to Know

Sustainable Aviation Is Key to Meeting Demand

Continued and growing demand for commercial air travel is the key driver of the aviation sustainability discussion and the COVID-19 crisis only emphasized the importance of ensuring that demand can be addressed sustainably.

In a panel discussion on sustainable aviation at the Routes Americas 2023 conference, an aircraft manufacturer, airport manager and a specialist in new sustainable engine technologies shared their views on the best pathways to achieving global airlines’ commitment of being carbon net-zero by 2050.

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A Closer Look at TSA’s New Cybersecurity Requirements for Aviation (HELP NET SECURITY)

Flight Safety Foundation Establishes Asia Pacific Centre for Aviation Safety in Singapore (TRAVEL DAILY NEWS)


European Hotel Values Rise 3% in 2022 in What Proved a Mixed Year for the Sector (4HOTELIERS)


Airbus’ Most Popular Aircraft Takes to the Skies with 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (AIRBUS)


Corporate Travel Buyers Expect Business Travel to Ramp Up in 2023 (AUTO RENTAL NEWS)

Younger Travellers More Worried About Risks of Business Trips (BTN EUROPE)

Canadian Travel Advisors Report Strong Increase in Bookings Over 2022 (TRAVEL MARKET REPORT)

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GBTA Convention 2023
GBTA Convention 2023 Announces Cassandra Worthy as Keynote

Register before rates increase on April 18 at 11:59 PM ET!

The Change Enthusiasm® strategy will empower attendees to self-assess their change emotions and redirect anxiety and fears into moments of opportunity. Cassandra Worthy, Founder & CEO of Change Enthusiasm®, believes that managing and championing significant shift is entirely possible and even enjoyable! Learn the steps at GBTA Convention 2023 to cultivate a growth mindset for thriving in the face of stressful and frustrating change and gain the education, energy and motivation to take the first step towards becoming a Change Enthusiast.

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GBTA Legislative Summit
Be the Voice of Business Travel

June 14-15 | Washington, D.C.

The GBTA Legislative Summit is a one-of-a-kind 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

The early bird discount ends on April 14.

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

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Canada - Freezing rain forecast across parts of southern Canada through early March 23. Hazardous travel conditions likely.

France - Activists likely to continue strikes, protests against pension reform into late March. Nationwide strike planned March 23.

Germany - Staff at Hamburg Airport, Germany, to strike March 22-23; airport and flight disruptions likely.

Israel - Activists call for nationwide anti-government protests in Israel March 23. Severe disruptions to transport and business operations likely.

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Upcoming Events

Global Leadership Professionals (GLP) Program
April 14

The Fundamentals of Strategic Meetings Management
May 5
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

GBTA Sustainability Summit
June 13

GBTA Legislative Summit
June 14 - 15

GBTA Convention 2023
Aug 13 - 15

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@cvent: Business Travel is back with a focus on #Sustainability and #Bleisure.

Check out our #Podcast with Kevin Fliess, CMO at GBTA | Global Business Travel Association and learn about all the latest trends in the #BusinessTravel industry.

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Are you an experienced Communications and PR professional looking to join a passionate and purpose-driven team? The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is on a mission to build a sustainable future for the global business travel industry with a focus on delivering unmatched education, research, networking and advocacy... Learn More

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