August 4, 2023

New GBTA Podcast

Meet the GBTA Ladders Season 9 Winning Team, Travel Change!

In this podcast, we discuss GBTA Ladders and speak with the Season 9 winning team, Travel Change! The group discusses the premise of their project and how rounding up on every travel transaction can be a force for change in today’s world.

Moderating the discussion is Grace Morrisey, Director, Travel & Expense, General Atlantic and GBTA Ladders Co-Chair who is joined by members of the Season 9 winning team:

  • Anja Turner, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, BCD Travel
  • Kayleigh Rogers, Consulting Manager, American Express GBT
  • Micha van Eijk, Senior Product Manager, Emburse
  • Stevie-Leigh Harrison, Global Product Manager, TakeTwo Travel Solutions
  • Lorena Hurtado, Marketing and Digital Manager, Avianca Airlines
  • Itzetl Villanueva, Enterprise Global Sales Manager, Delta Air Lines
Listen Now

Spain to Probe Budget Airlines Over Hand Luggage Fees (REUTERS)


Hyatt’s Record Results Point to Rebound in Corporate Travel and Events (SKIFT)

Global Hotel Industry Faces Mixed Fortunes Amid Rising Costs and Varied Demand (4HOTELIERS)


EV Charging Shortage Spurs Start-Up Ready to Serve Fleets (AUTO RENTAL NEWS)


Q&A: GBTA CEO Neufang On Giving You Back Your Weekend. (THE COMPANY DIME, GBTA FEATURED)

What Business Travelers Want, What Travel Managers Say – 6 Charts (SKIFT, GBTA FEATURED)

‘Meetings, Events, Conference Travel Outpacing Business Travel’ (LIVE MINT)

California Reconsiders Its State Business Travel Ban to States with Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws (WUNC)

Industry Spotlight

Curious about modern corporate travel retailing? Visit the Travelport and Deem booths at GBTA

Easy booking experiences are what customers want — so why should corporate travel be any different? Visit us at booth 831, where you’ll learn how businesses can deliver what travelers need.

Get up to date with Travelport+, take NDC in Smartpoint Cloud for a test drive, see our Travalyst Sustainability ratings, and get the latest on our content.

Our friends at Deem can show you what’s new for their innovative corporate booking tool (hint: It’s us) – you can find out more here.


GBTA Convention 2023
Technology Education Track at GBTA Convention 2023 | Dallas

The Human Resources education track at GBTA Convention is one of our largest with 12 education sessions. From the traveler experience and hybrid work to attracting new talent and developing your skills – this selection of sessions is geared towards setting you up for success.

Learn more about education at GBTA Convention and register to secure your seat today

Upcoming Events

GBTA Convention 2023
August 13 - 15

GBTA APAC Conference 2023 - Singapore
September 19 - 20

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

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