July 7, 2023

News to Know

IATA to Publish an Annual Track Zero Report

The Net Zero Tracking Methodology and related reporting process were developed with industry experts. IATA will aggregate and report annually inputs from IATA member airlines on an industry basis. After thorough validation, aggregate industry data from the previous calendar year will be reported annually in the fourth quarter of each year. The first report with airline-contributed data is planned for publication in Q4 2024. Non-IATA member airlines are also encouraged to contribute data and participate in the reporting.

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Airlines Find Ways to Make Flying More Inclusive for Reduced-Mobility Passengers (THE STAR)

JetBlue Will Not Appeal Order to End American Airlines Partnership, Turns Focus to Spirit (USA TODAY)


The Top Challenges Facing the Hospitality Industry Today (HOSPITALITY DESIGN)


Stepping Stones Toward Hotel Sustainability (PHOCUSWIRE)

Carbon Calculator to Show the Impact of Business Travel by Rail (RAILWAY GAZETTE)


UK Travel Executives Experience Widening Gender Pay Gap (PHOCUSWIRE)

Expedia Group Launches ‘One Key’ Unified Rewards Program (PHOCUSWIRE)

MICE Industry in Italy Sees Recovery (TRAVEL & TOURISM)

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GBTA Convention 2023
Accomodations and Procurement at GBTA Convention 2023 | Dallas

The Accommodations and Procurement education tracks are designed to challenge the status quo and explore new perspectives in sourcing. Don't miss out on this opportunity to enhance your knowledge and network with fellow professionals in the business travel sector.

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Certificate in Corporate Travel Execution
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Starting September 14

You are invited to explore the Certificate in Corporate Travel Execution (CCTE). Offered in partnership with Cornell University’s Executive Education Division, this program is ideal for travel professionals seeking to advance their knowledge in travel and business best practices. Participants will join 8 live virtual classes starting in September through December led by Cornell University professors on key business travel topics such as accounting, finance, human resources, sales strategy, risk and legal issues, and travel procurement.


GBTA Convention 2023 Exhibitors

Visit Glendale
Booth DP 2
Booth DP 4
Booth 2024
Booth 1431o
Wheels Up
Booth 1845
World Travel Protection
Booth 2140

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Argentina - Unionized health workers cancel provincewide strike and march in the city of Mendoza, Argentina, July 7.

Canada - Punjabi activists plan protests in Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver in Canada July 8 to denounce Indian government. Tight security likely.

Portugal - Unionized public railway workers in Portugal striking intermittently July 6-Aug. 6; transport disruptions likely.

Sweden - Security staff strikes called off at Stockholm, Gothenburg, and Malmo airports in Sweden, called off as of July 6.

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Join us for the GBTA APAC Conference 2023 - Singapore on September 19-20 at the Shangri-La Hotel. The Main Stage Sessions are now confirmed, featuring panel discussions on "New Horizons: New Frontiers" and a discussion on "How to Harness the Power of Innovation"...

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