June 21, 2023

News to Know

Emerging Industries Redefine the Blueprint for Business Travel

Work has been radically reimagined in the past few years. We’ve moved beyond traditional offices to embrace a trend that lets us work from just about anywhere – a beach, a mountain, or our favourite coffee shop.

Alongside this change, we’re witnessing the birth of new industries that are destined to make a splash. By 2028, we expect ten emerging industries – Renewable Energy, AI, E-commerce, Healthcare Technology, Sustainable Agriculture, Smart Home Technology, Cybersecurity, VR/AR, Renewable Materials, and Electric Vehicles – to have significantly transformed the way we do business, interact, and approach sustainability.

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The World’s Best Airlines for 2023, According to Skytrax (CNN)

New Airlines to Be Announced Soon in Saudi Arabia (ZAWYA)

Global Airlines Grasp at the 100% Recovery (REUTERS)


European Chain Hotels Have a More Positive Business Sentiment Than Independents (HOSPITALITY TODAY)


More than 60% of Consumers Are Concerned About CO2 Emissions (4HOTELIERS)

Travel Buyers ‘Step Up’ on Emissions Tracking, Focus Less on Unnecessary Trips (THE ENERGY MIX, FEATURES GBTA)


Travel’s Recovery Around the World (SKIFT)

AI Insights: Generative AI in Business Travel (PHOCUSWIRE)

Industry Spotlight


GBTA Annual Business Meeting

Tuesday, July 25
11:00 EDT | 17:00 CEST

Join GBTA leaders for a review of the state of the association, key milestones and what's ahead at the Global Business Travel Association’s 2023 Annual Business Meeting, to be held virtually on Thursday, July 25 - 11:00 EDT | 17:00 CEST. (As required by New York State law, this serves as a notification for GBTA members.)



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The Life and Times of a Travel Manager: Career Reflections and the Evolving Role

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

The COVID-19 pandemic underscored the vital role of the corporate travel manager. While company leaders and stakeholders gained newfound appreciation for travel managers, there has been little examination or reflection about who travel managers are and how they themselves view their role.

Join this webinar to learn how travel managers feel about their role and several related key topics including compensation, demographics, structure, and career reflections.


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GBTA Convention 2023 Exhibitors

Sedanz Inc.
Booth 941
Booth 2708
Booth 2709
SH Hotels
and Resorts
Booth 3249
Booth 2232
Business Lounge
Booth BL-6

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Australia - Fatal accident causing train delays in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, June 21. Allow additional travel time.

Chile - Severe weather forecast across much of central Chile through at least June 24. Transport disruptions likely.

Peru - Authorities in Peru extend state of emergency in La Libertad Department as of June 20; other states of emergency remain in effect.

Spain - Unionized Air Europa personnel striking in Spain through July 2; Reconfirm flight bookings.

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Upcoming Events

The Life and Times of a Travel Manager: Career Reflections and the Evolving Role
Today, 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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GBTA Career Spotlight
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Use the GBTA Career Center to post your business travel job openings and access thousands of qualified industry professionals looking to make their next career move.

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