Sepmtember 8, 2023

New GBTA Podcast

Insights from the Instructor of Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management Course

GBTA’s Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management has been a core professional development offering for business travelers for nearly a decade. This course is designed for travel buyers overseeing a managed business travel program and suppliers offering travel-related products and services. It serves as the next step after GBTA’s Fundamentals courses as well as a preparatory course for individuals interested in taking the Global Travel Professional (GTP) Examination.

Instructor Sandy Moring, Managing Director with Strategic Travel Solutions Ltd, is joined by Debbie Iannaci, Vice President, Global Communications, PR & Research with GBTA. Together they explore the history of Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management as well as dive deeper into two of the course’s key takeaways.

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New Rules of Long-Haul Travel: Business vs. First Class, ‘Densification’ of Economy (SKIFT)

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U.S. Hotels Likely to Finish Year Strong Thanks to Group Bookings (SKIFT)


8 Tips for Sustainable Business Travel (TECH TARGET)

Tesla to Install Charging Stations at 2,000 Hiltons in North America (CNBC)


Travel Leaders Corporate Will Take It on the Chin' with No-Fee NDC Content (BTN)

How To Modernize Your Expense Management (FORBES)

Industry Spotlight

Buyer Benefits at
GBTA APAC Conference 2023 – Singapore

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The countdown is on to GBTA APAC Conference taking place on the 19 - 20 September at the Shangri-La hotel! With over 350 delegates and an agenda packed with industry leading experts on main stage, an informative educational programme covering all the key topics in the business travel industry today as well as a packed expo - this event is a must attend for forward thinking business travel professionals in the Asia Pacific region.

Travel buyers can benefit from exclusive sessions such as the buyer only roundtable discussions and the buyer only breakfast where the opportunities for peer-to-peer networking, learning and knowledge sharing can take place in a nurturing environment. If you haven't yet registered your place, there is still time!

GBTA offers a number of initiatives to support buyers to attend, check out the Bring Your Boss Offer, the Corporate Travel Team Offer and the Justify Your Attendance template on the Conference website. There you will also find full agenda details along with session information, speaker profiles and much more - take a moment to explore the website and secure your spot today!

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GBTA Project, Crew and Team Travel Summit 2023
Connect, Learn and Grow in New Orleans

Engage with business travel professionals at GBTA’s Project, Crew and Team Summit on October 11th in New Orleans. This one-day summit provides education in travel logistics, risk management, mobility issues, and technology solutions and is ideal for specialized buyers and suppliers in the sports, entertainment, emergency management, non-profit, energy, project, and consultancy sectors. This must-attend, interactive event will show case best practices in managing unique traveler journeys; connect buyers with substantial spend of non-traditional travel services and innovative supplier partners; and uncover new solutions to the many challenges of working in a fragmented ecosystem.

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Australia - Flight disruptions ongoing at Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia, as of the morning Sept. 8 due to poor weather conditions. Confirm flights.

Belgium - Ryanair pilots based in Belgium to strike Sept. 14-15. Flight disruptions likely. Reconfirm flights.

France - Air Caledonie cancels domestic flights due to residents' blockade at Ouanaham Airport, Lifou, New Caledonia, Sept. 8. Reconfirm flights.

Japan - TS Yun-yeung tracking northward in the Philippine Sea late Sept. 7. Landfall forecast over western Aichi Prefecture, Japan, Sept. 8.

Sri Lanka - Rail service disruptions on Main Line in Sri Lanka Sept. 8 due to a technical fault. Confirm train schedules.

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Upcoming Events

Sustainable Travel Management
September 18, 25, October 3, 9

GBTA APAC Conference 2023 - Singapore
September 19 - 20

Power Panel: Women in Travel Leadership from STEM and Financial Backgrounds
September 20

GBTA Conference 2023 Milano
October 5

Advanced Priniciples of Business Travel Management
October 5, 12, 19, 26

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

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Why GBTA Ladders? Laura Choules from Global Hotel Alliance, shares her experience. If you are ready to take your career to the next level, submit your application by September 30.

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GBTA Career Spotlight
Is Your Company Hiring?

The AR Coordinator is a member of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) finance department. This position requires 2-5 years of accounting experience with excellent communication skills, organizational skills, and will be responsible for coordinating all Billing, A/R, and collection needs. This includes general ledger maintenance, inter-company billings, accounts receivable activity, general accounting services...

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