September 15, 2023

News to Know

The Future of Long-Term Stays

The extended stay segment is experiencing healthy growth, with design- and community-focused brands leading the trend, alongside those championing sustainability.

Earlier this year I attended the International Hospitality Investment Forum (IHIF) in Berlin, a three-day event for industry speakers in the hospitality world. There was a noticeable buzz around the extended stay segment, from serviced apartments to aparthotels and co-living properties.

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Delta Joins Other Airlines in Cutting Profit Estimates on Higher Costs (CNBC)

Early Signs of ‘Normalization’ Effects at Airlines (FLIGHT GLOBAL)

Aircraft Engine Issue to Hamper Airlines’ Operations Until 2024 (MANILA STANDARD)


United Airlines Inks Deal to Buy 1B Gallons of SAF (PHOCUSWIRE)


ARC Enhances Payment Processing for Business Travel Group (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)

The Future of Corporate Travel (HSMAI)

G20 Summit Will Boost India's Travel and Tourism Industry (BUSINESS STANDARD)

The Future of Business Travel: Trends and Innovations in Travel Agency Services (LONDON POST)

Industry Spotlight

Advanced Priniciples of Business Travel Management
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October 5, 12, 19, 26
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM BST
Virtual course conducted via Zoom

The Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management course builds off of the Fundamentals curriculum to aid business travel professionals in increasing their knowledge of the industry while also expanding on their professional skills.

This course is designed for travel buyers overseeing a managed business travel program and suppliers offering travel-related products and services. GTP holders will earn 14 GTP® Recertification credits.



GBTA + VDR Europe Conference 2023 – Hamburg
Before You Leave for the Weekend...

November 14 - 16

Before you head out for the weekend, don’t forget that registration rates for GBTA + VDR Europe Conference 2023 – Hamburg are set to increase soon!

Register by Thursday 28 September and save with our lowest available rates! We are taking the conference to Hamburg for the first time and we want you to be there so take advantage of these rates today and register now.

View what’s happening and make the most of your time and ensure that you attend the sessions and events that are most relevant and beneficial to you. It also allows you to block out time for any one-on-one meetings or networking opportunities that you may have planned with other attendees or exhibitors.

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If you’ve already registered, we’ll see you in Hamburg! For assistance, please email at [email protected].


Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Indonesia - Unionized app-based ride-hailing drivers to protest at Malang City Hall, Indonesia, Sept. 18. Increased security likely.

Israel - Israel to observe Rosh Hashanah nationwide Sept. 15-17. Increased security, business closures, and transport disruptions likely.

Libya - Response operations ongoing following severe weather in northeastern Libya as of Sept. 14. Casualties figures continue to rise.

United Kingdom - Significant flight disruptions reported at London Gatwick Airport, UK, as of late Sept. 14 amid air traffic control staffing shortage.

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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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GBTA APAC Conference 2023 - Singapore is taking place next week from 19 - 20 September at the Shangri-La Hotel and there is still time to secure your place!

For a captivating start to day one we have the Opening Main Stage Session New Horizons: New Frontiers - where we will address the state of business travel in the region, drawing on GBTA research and insights will look at how it is expected to grow over the next five years and what is different...

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GBTA Career Spotlight
Manager, Marketing - GBTA Foundation
Alexandria, Virginia (Remote)

The Marketing Manager will support the newly relaunched GBTA Foundation to (1) maximize the impact and reach of its work by generating interest and engagement (registration, downloads, etc.) for Foundation events, resources, and programs to a large global audience and (2) generate visibility and engagement with corporate sponsors and donors, to support the Foundation’s fundraising efforts.

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