May 19, 2023

New GBTA Podcast

Regenerative Business Travel:
Leaving a Net Positive Impact

A new phrase has entered the lexicon alongside sustainable travel: regenerative travel. Regenerative travel emphasizes net positive impacts on both people and planet. In this podcast, we introduce the topic of regenerative travel, how this works in a business travel context, and what travel managers and the business travel community can do to truly have a net positive impact on the destinations, communities, and environments that they visit. You can learn more about regenerative travel and other ways to green business travel at GBTA’s upcoming Sustainability Summit on June 13 in Washington DC.

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These Airlines Are Back In The Black — They’re Looking to China as the Next Bright Spot (CNBC)

Canada's WestJet Airlines Cancels Flights as Pilot Strike Looms (REUTERS)

Airlines Are Betting Big on Premium Seats, Retrofitting Planes to Accommodate More Big-Ticket Passengers (ROBB REPORT)


The Take-Off of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (LEXOLOGY)

Leading Aviation Body Issues Book and Claim Guidance for SAF (BIO FUELS)


ITP Expands Network into the US (BTN EUROPE)

Small Meetings and Blended Trips Propel Business Travel Comeback (SKIFT)

Airwallex Partners Expedia to Simplify Business Travel (THE PAYPERS)

Let's Talk Business, Group Travel Could This Year Resemble 2019? (COSTAR)

Industry Spotlight


GBTA Europe
New edition of the
GBTA Europe Advocacy Newsletter

GBTA has released the May 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 GBTA’s statement applauding the agreement on ReFuelEU Aviation, the EU's legislative initiative to promote Sustainable Aviation Fuels, and GBTA’s position paper on Mulitmodal Digital Mobility Services (MDMS), as well as updates on meetings with key EU stakeholders with a focus on the Green Claims file and Payment Services Directive.

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


GBTA APAC Conference 2023 – Singapore
Registration Is Now Open

Secure Your Spot Early and Save - Rates Increase After June 29!

GBTA APAC Conference 2023 is coming to Singapore! The conference will take place on September 19 - 20 at the Shangri-La Hotel, bringing together the business travel community to network, learn from industry experts and benefit from peer-to-peer education.

For the first time, this event will be co-located with the Worldwide ERC® APAC Regional Summit Singapore - offering all delegates the valuable opportunity to benefit from learning and networking opportunities provided by both organizations.


For more information, click here.

GBTA Convention 2023 Exhibitors

Bespoke Transportation
Booth 741
Blacklane Gmbh
Booth 741
Blueprint Worldwide Chauffeur Services
Booth 2047 B.V.
Booth 3530
Booth 2117
British Airways
Booth 815c

See All GBTA Convention 2023 Exhibitors


Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Germany - Verdi union calls for a 24-hour strike in Bavaria, Germany, from 03:30 May 19; significant transport disruptions likely.

Italy - Nationwide air transport sector strike originally slated for May 19 in Italy postponed to June 4.

South Korea - Unionized nurses plan to rally at Gwanghwamun in Seoul, South Korea, May 19. Medical service and localized transport disruptions possible.

United Kingdom - Emergency crews responding to an industrial unit fire in West Byfleet, UK, May 19. Transport disruptions reported.

More Information

Upcoming Events

Webinar: How to Offer Climate Smart Travel Today and Tomorrow
June 7
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

GBTA Sustainability Summit
June 13

GBTA U.S. Legislative Summit
June 14 - 15

GBTA Convention 2023
Aug 13 - 15

GBTA APAC Conference 2023 - Singapore
September 19 - 20

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Join us for a strategic conversation among industry leaders and policymakers to address key topics that require radical industry collaboration, such as the:
🌎 Development of clean travel solutions
🌎 Sharing of information and data
🌎 Empowerment of business travelers to select greener travel options.

Register now for the GBTA Sustainability Summit on June 13:

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