Sepmtember 12, 2023

News to Know

Business Travellers Face ‘Negative Behaviours’ While on the Road

More than half of business travellers have experienced “negative behaviours” while they have been travelling abroad for work. A survey by security specialist World Travel Protection found that 57 per cent of UK-based travellers had experienced or witnessed this type of situation on international business trips.

Around 20 per cent said they had noticed or received unwanted attention or been side-lined because of their race or gender, with women (31 per cent) twice as likely to have endured this experience than men (16 per cent).

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Airlines Brace Themselves for GTF Impact on Schedules (AIR INSIGHT, MAY REQUIRE SUBSCRIPTION)

Heathrow Set to Lose Battle to Increase Charges (BTN EUROPE)

B'luru International Airport Terminal 2 Begins Flight Operations (ECONOMIC TIMES)


WTTC and Hotelbeds Uncover Global Tourism Trends (HOSPITALITY NET)

New NYC Law Halts Airbnb's Business in the City (4HOTELIERS)

Cleartrip's 'Cancel for No Reason': A Game-Changer in Hotel Booking (BUSINESSWORLD)


Hyatt Sees Signs of a U.S. City Rebound That Could Boost Business Travel (SKIFT, MAY REQUIRE SUBSCRIPTION)

What Are the Top Countries in the World for Business Travel (TRAVEL DAILY NEWS)

Wego Moves into Business Travel with Acquisition of Travelstop (PHOCUSWIRE)

Industry Spotlight

Accepting Applications for Second Cohort of GBTA WINiT 1:1 Mentoring

Application Deadline: September 15 (Extended)

GBTA WINiT 1:1 Mentoring is a six-month program that connects a cohort of mentees from around the world with accomplished business travel professionals for career guidance and support. This virtual mentorship program is global, so you can join from anywhere as long as you have an internet connection and a love for virtual hi-fives.

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Interested in becoming a WINiT Mentor?


Sustainable Travel Management
Why Enroll in the New Sustainability Course?

Course Dates: September 18, 25, October 3, 9

Business travel is valuable to corporations that want to drive business outcomes and to the global economy. However, in order to remain competitive and up to date with the current environmental and social contexts, you must operate more responsibly. Companies around the world are now examining their business travel practices as a lever to reduce overall emissions. What does this mean in practice? How can your travel programs contribute to the effort? A new course by the GBTA Academy offers you practical training to minimize the climate impact of your business travel program.

By taking this course, you will earn a Certificate of Completion, and GTP holders will earn 10 GTP® Recertification credits.

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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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New Episode of the Business of Travel is Live! 🎧🎤 Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management 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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GBTA Career Spotlight
Manager, Sales Operations & Fulfillment
Alexandria, Virginia (Remote)

The Manager, Sales Operations & Fulfillment is responsible for managing the overall delivery of Association client benefits. Duties include coordinating with business development, research, education, marketing and other departments to ensure deadlines and deliverables are achieved and overall fulfillment of client benefits. This role is critical to the success of the Association and relationship management with suppliers.

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