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April 25, 2023

New GBTA Podcast

Best Practices to Manage Emissions from Business Travel. Results from GBTA Corporate Benchmarking Study

To date, companies are practicing a wide range of strategies to decarbonize their travel programs and deliver on their Net Zero targets. These include better point-of-booking information to nudge employees to select lower-carbon options, tracking emissions against a set baseline, investing in low-carbon technologies, and many others. A conversation with Maarten Dansen, sustainability manager at PwC NL, about PwC Netherlands' sustainable mobility strategy.

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Delays in Aircraft Delivery Are Preventing the Global Recovery of Air Travel (SCHENGEN VISA INFO)

Travel in Germany Disrupted by New Strikes (BTN EUROPE)

Virgin Atlantic Agrees NDC Distribution Deal with Amadeus (BTN EUROPE)


Progress on Sustainable Business Travel Policy Wanes (BTN EUROPE)

New Benchmarking Study Outlines Corporate Best Practices For Managing Business Travel’s Climate Impact (HOSPITALITY NET, FEATURES GBTA)

From Renewable Energy to Backing Communities: How Hotels Can Make a Difference (NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC)


How Hotels Revenue-Manage Different Room Types (HOSPITALITY TODAY)

Connexus Travel and FREED GROUP Unveil A New Dimension of Travel to Bring Transformation for Business Travelers (TRAVEL DAILY NEWS)

MICE Industry May Reach $2.1 Trillion by 2031 (TRAVEL AND TOUR WORLD)

Industry Spotlight

GBTA U.S. Legislative Summit
Become the Voice of Business Travel

June 14-15 | Washington, D.C.

  The GBTA U.S. Legislative Summit is a one-of-a-kind event that empowers you to be the voice of the business travel industry. Meet one-on-one with Senators and Representatives to share opinions and advocate for policies that support the business travel industry. In addition, broaden your understanding of government actions and network with colleagues from around the country.

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GBTA Conference 2023 | Toronto:
It’s the Place to Be

May 15 - 17 | Toronto

It’s the place where community, learning and advocacy and more all come together for the global business travel industry. The place to build long-term connections, benefit from peer-to-peer education, and advocate for what matters most. To recognize and celebrate those who give back to keep our industry and association. It’s the place where our many voices from around the world join for the one purpose of shaping the future of the industry.

Register today for the most important gathering of the global business travel industry and be a part of the journey.



Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Canada - Heavy rainfall forecast across parts of Quebec, Canada, through at least April 25. Flooding and associated disruptions possible.

China - China to observe Labor Day holiday April 29 - May 3. Transport and business disruptions likely nationwide. Confirm travel plans.

Japan - Japan to celebrate Golden Week April 29-May 7. Plan for business closures. Transport delays possible.

Spain - Unionized Air Europa pilots in Spain plan strike action May 1-2 and May 4-5. Confirm flights.

United States - Severe weather forecast across parts of the South, US through early April 27. Tornadoes and flooding possible.

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Upcoming Events

The Fundamentals of Strategic Meetings Management
May 5
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

GBTA Canada Conference 2023 – Toronto
May 15 - 17

GBTA Sustainability Summit
June 13

GBTA U.S. Legislative Summit
June 14 - 15

GBTA Convention 2023
Aug 13 - 15

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We're excited to launch a new report that provides a snapshot of how leading companies are currently reducing emissions from their corporate travel programs.

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GBTA Career Spotlight
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Use the GBTA Career Center to post your business travel job openings and access thousands of qualified industry professionals looking to make their next career move.

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