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October 10, 2023

News to Know

Airline Continuous Pricing, Explained

As the New Distribution Capability airfare standard has increased in prominence in the business travel marketplace in recent years, so too has the concept of "continuous pricing." But what does that term mean, how does it differ from traditional pricing and dynamic pricing, and why should travel buyers care?

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International Airlines Suspend Israel Flights: Here's What to Know (KSBY)

Spanish Airline Air Europa Hit by Credit Card System Breach (REUTERS)

Asia Pacific Airlines Carry 25.7 Million International Passengers in August 2023 (JAPAN TODAY)


How Hotel Breakfast Services Have Changed Post-Pandemic (HOTELS MAG)

Choice Hotels Unveils First Property To Complete Its Major Brand Refresh (4HOTELIERS)


European Aviation Commits to Delivering Environmentally Friendly Sky (ADS ADVANCE)


Healix Launches Mental Health Support for Travellers (BTN EUROPE)

CWT to Capture Off-Channel Bookings with Traxo Partnership (BTN EUROPE)

The New Shape of Business Travel Is Here, So Why Are Some Still Using Rigid Expense Management Systems? (SPEND MATTERS, GBTA FEATURED)

Industry Spotlight

GBTA Europe Advocacy
GBTA Advocates for Ambitious Multimodal Digital Mobility Services

In a joint statement published today, GBTA and other representatives of passengers, environmental groups, and ticket intermediaries, are calling on European policymakers of all institutions to continue supporting the MDMS Regulation and to make the MDMS proposal a key priority in EU transport policy. An urgently needed solution, the Multimodal Digital Mobility Services (MDMS) Regulation is designed to provide a full range of transport options when booking travel, creating an opportunity to make travel greener and easier.

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Register today for the 2023 GBTA WINiT Summit – Bold Women. Bold Voices.

With this year’s Summit theme Bold Women Bold Voices, you won’t want to miss this half day event with motivating keynotes, hosted panels, and inspiring stories of empowerment, resilience, and triumph. Network with the women of the business travel industry, gaining access to expertise that fueled their amazing careers.

This year’s event is on Thursday, October 26th in Brooklyn, New York.

Registration and networking start at 11:30 AM, followed by our Bold Women Bold Voices agenda through 4 PM ET.

Registration: $299.00 USD for all attendees.



GBTA Project, Crew and Team Travel Summit 2023

October 11

Join us at the GBTA Project, Crew and Team Travel Summit 2023 on Wednesday, October 11. This full-day program will explore the different industries that work within complex travel ecosystems, leveraging the combined knowledge of the travel buyer & supplier alike.

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Thank you so much to our Host Hotel


Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Brazil - Air traffic controllers in Brazil suspend series of strikes originally planned for Oct. 9-21.

Canada and United States - Israeli-Palestinian conflict likely to prompt protests in major cities in the US and Canada through mid-October. Tight security likely.

France - Labor unions plan multi-sector strikes and demonstrations across France, Oct. 13. Disruptions likely.

Israel and Palestinian Territories - Cross-border violence likely to continue after Gaza-based militants launch attack on Israel Oct. 7; flight disruptions reported in Israel.

Papua New Guinea - Flight disruptions likely at Madang Airport, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea, as of Oct. 10 due to damaged runway. Confirm itineraries.

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Upcoming Events

Webinar: The Evolution of Ground Transportation for Business Travel
October 11

GBTA Project, Crew and Team Summit
October 11

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

GBTA Southern Africa Conference 2023
October 25

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

GBTA Conference 2024 - Mexico City
April 3 - 4

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Join Our Upcoming Webinar: The Evolution of Ground Transportation for Business Travel

📅 Date: October 11, 2023
⏰ Time: 8:00 AM ET
/ 2:00 PM CET

We're thrilled to invite you to our upcoming webinar FREENOW for Business, The Evolution of Ground Transportation for Business Travel, where we'll dive deep into the perspectives of European business travelers and travel managers on the evolution of ground transportation...

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GBTA Career Spotlight

Accounts Receivable Coordinator
Alexandria, Virginia (Remote)

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...

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