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May 2, 2024

News to Know

Hybrid and Remote Work Increases Travel

Hybrid and remote work models are motivating more travel, according to a survey of the world’s most experienced travellers.

More than half (59%) of respondents revealed that a remote or hybrid workplace model encourages them, their friends and family to travel more, according to the 2024 Spring Global Rescue Traveler Sentiment and Safety Survey.

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IATA: March Global Air Traffic Remains Solid (BTN)

Avianca Upgrades Business Class on Long-Haul, Regional Flights (THE POINTS GUY)

Clear and TSA PreCheck Bundle: How to Enroll for Both at Once (BUSINESS TRAVELER USA)

Dubai Airports Responds to Flight Challenges Arising from Weather Conditions (EMIRATES 24/7)


Could Using Algorithms to Set Hotel Rates Become Illegal? (PHOCUSWIRE)

Marriott Sees Growth After China Lifts Travel Restrictions (PYMNTS)


What Are the Top Stress Points for Canadian Business Travellers? (HCA MAG)

Why Tech-Savvy Mini Millennials Will Transform Travel (FAST COMPANY)

Industry Spotlight

GBTA Convention 2024
80+ Education Sessions Announced!

GBTA Convention 2024 education sessions are now available. Our 80+ sessions were chosen during a highly selective review process during which GBTA received hundreds of submissions. This year’s tracks cover topics including today’s travel risks, lodging & accommodations, meetings & events management, procurement, distribution, payment solutions, and more!

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Belgium - Unionized airport ground staff cancel strike planned at Brussels South Charleroi Airport, Belgium, on May 2; flight disruptions unlikely.

Canada and United States - Pro-Palestinian activists likely to rally in several cities across US and Canada into at least early May. Disruptions possible.

France - Rail traffic suspended on Lyon-Givor line until at least May 4 after landslide forces train off track in Grigny, France, April 28.

Thailand - Severe weather forecast across northern and central Thailand through May 7. Transport, business, and utility disruptions possible.

United Kingdom - Authorities responding to commercial building fire near All Saints Road and Great Central Street in Leicester, UK, early May 2. Avoid area.

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Upcoming Events

GBTA APAC Conference 2024 - Singapore
May 14 - 15

GBTA U.S. Legislative Summit 2024
June 10 - 12

GBTA Convention 2024
July 22 - 24

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Save the Date! The 2024 Project Crew and Team Travel Summit is on November 18-19 in Houston, TX!

Registration opens soon, and you can help align the 2024 Project Crew and Team Travel Summit program to your needs...

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