June 15, 2023

News to Know

Low Carbon Travel Has Become a Priority for UK Business Travellers

UK business travellers are increasingly concerned about sustainability when it comes to transport options, according to the latest research by Trainline Partner Solutions – the business travel arm of Trainline.

The research was carried out by Censuswide in April 2023, with respondents comprising 1,002 UK business travellers who plan to travel for work in the next 12 months.

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Air Canada to Waive Distribution Cost Recovery for Sabre-Connected Travel Agencies (TRAVEL NEWS ASIA)

New Airline Planes Now Required to Have Second Barrier to the Cockpit to Protect Pilots (DALLAS NEWS)

Aussie Airlines Could Soon Be Forced to Pay for Delays (ESCAPE)


Can Sustainable Aviation Fuel Take Flight Before the Net-Zero Runway Ends? (THE EDGE SINGAPORE)


Mitigating Travel Risk for LGBTQ+ Employees (PHOCUSWIRE)

Leisure Travel Demand Normalizing from Post-Pandemic Surge (TRAVEL DAILY MEDIA)

Google Intros New AI-Powered Travel Search Features (TECH CRUNCH)

Geschäftsreisebranche trauert um Angelika Höfler (FVW | GBTA COMMUNITY CONDOLENCES)

Industry Spotlight


GBTA Convention 2023
Tuesday, August 15 Main Stage Panel Announcement

Join us at GBTA Convention 2023, this August 13-15, for an insightful Main Stage panel which spotlights how corporate sustainability and social impact are at the heart of many CEOs' business visions and practices today. Moderated by Sally Davey, Chief Executive of Travalyst, we will have an up-close-and-personal conversation between industry leaders, Scott Kirby, CEO of United Airlines, and Anthony Capuano, President and CEO of Marriott International. They will offer insight into how today’s top leaders are transforming their operations to drive positive impact at a global scale in tandem with long-term shareholder value, and what difference the business travel industry can make.

Join us at GBTA Convention 2023 in Dallas this August 13-15 and register today.

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GBTA WINiT Awards Now Open for Nominations

June 1 - August 25, 2023

The GBTA WINiT Awards recognize the achievement of women who lead, inspire and motivate. Submit your nomination(s) now to recognize extraordinary women who are respected for their leadership, resilience and confidence in our industry. Help GBTA celebrate these high-caliber women globally, along with the allies and companies who support them. The WINiT Top 50 Awards will be announced the week of September 25, 2023. Individual award winners will be announced at the GBTA WINiT Gala on Thursday, October 26, 2023.

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GBTA Convention 2023 Exhibitors

OTH Hotels
Booth IHP - 5
Booth 2141
Passports and
Visas.com LLC
Booth 1021
Booth 1146
Plaza Premium
Booth 1043
Plug and Play
Tech Center
Booth IP 8

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Germany - Climate activists to protest in major urban centers across Germany, through mid-June. Increased security, localized disruptions likely.

India and Pakistan - Severe Cyclonic Storm Biparjoy tracking northward early June 15. Landfall forecast over Kutch District, Gujarat State, India, June 15.

Philippines - Officials suspend flights and train services after magnitude-6.2 offshore earthquake off Batangas Province, Philippines, at 10:19 June 15.

United States - Telecommunications outage in northern Alaska, US, likely to persist through at least July.

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Upcoming Events

The Life and Times of a Travel Manager: Career Reflections and the Evolving Role
June 21
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

GBTA Convention 2023
Aug 13 - 15

GBTA APAC Conference 2023 - Singapore
September 19 - 20

GBTA + VDR Europe Conference 2023 – Hamburg
November 14 - 16

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The GBTA Foundation is thrilled to release The State of Climate Action in Business Travel, a new Global Industry Barometer that provides a pulse on the uptake of sustainability in the industry.

See what’s happening, what’s waning, and what’s to come.

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