GBTA Convention Plus | Professional Development | GBTA Hub | Blog
September 7, 2022

News to Know

Work from Home Is Killing Business-Class Travel, Experts Say

Soaring airfare prices and booming travel demand have led to huge revenue gains (and significant systemic issues) for U.S. air carriers in 2022. However, despite all the fancy new lounges popping up at major airports, American workers are about as eager to hop on a business flight as they are to return to the office. 

The airline industry has recovered to near pre-pandemic levels of operation, due in large part to tourism resulting from a global easing of COVID-19 travel restrictions and the eagerness of people to escape the walls they've been staring at since 2020. One group yet to join in the rush to airports are business travelers, according to a new report from the Associated Press' David Koenig, who spoke to industry groups and airline executives about the relatively slim amount of non-recreational travel being booked by large companies in 2022.

Continue Reading

United Airlines Threatens to Drop JFK Service if U.S. Does Not Approve More Flights (REUTERS)

Why Airport Self-Service Technology Is Crucial Now (PHOCUSWIRE)


Greenwashing, Ecotourism and Sustainability Are Now a Major Concern for Travelers (HOSPITALITY NET)


Amadeus and Karhoo Collaborate to Offer Ride Hailing to Cytric Business Travel App Users (TRAVOLUTION)

Travelport, Amex Global Business Travel Renew Partnership (TRAVEL PULSE)

WTTC: United States Remains World's Biggest Travel and Tourism Market (BUSINESS TRAVELLER)

Japan: New E-Visa for Canadian and U.S. Nationals Introduced (FRAGOMEN)

Industry Spotlight

Professional Development
Certificate in Corporate Travel Execution (CCTE)

Dates: Sept. 8 and 22, Oct. 6 and 20, Nov. 3 and 17, Dec. 1 and 15

Times: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM ET each day

The Certificate in Corporate Travel Execution is a customized education offered in partnership with Cornell University’s Executive Education Division. The curriculum is designed for corporate buyers overseeing a managed travel program and suppliers offering travel-related products and services.

Learn More


Convention Plus
Get Access to These and More. Sign up Now.

Learn more about Convention Plus and special group pricing here.

Register Now


GBTA Members get full access to Convention and Convention Plus. Not a GBTA Member? Reach out to the GBTA Membership Team to secure your membership!

Upcoming Events
Certificate in Corporate Travel Execution (CCTE)

GBTA Europe Town Hall
September 15

Business Travel Returns: How Travel Managers Are Responding
September 15

Travel Risk Management Bootcamp: Understanding and Implementing ISO31030
September 14 - 15
2:00 PM-5:00 PM BST /
3:00 PM-6:00 PM CEST /
09:00 AM-12:00 PM EDT

WINiT Gala
October 27
7:30 – 10:00 PM ET

GBTA Conference 2022 – Brussels in Partnership with VDR.
Nov 8 - 10

View More Events

GBTA Academy Scholarship Program

This scholarship program is designed to make education accessible for hundreds of members by offering financial assistance. As a result, GBTA members will have increased access to valuable education opportunities.

The GBTA professional development program is designed specifically for business travel professionals to build knowledge, recognition and advancement in the profession.

Scholarships are available for GBTA and GBTA Chapter Members. More Info

View Post

GBTA Career Spotlight
Financial Analyst

The Financial Analyst is a part of the Finance & Strategy team and will assist with financial data analysis, budgeting and forecasting. They will support the Senior Director of Finance with financial analysis, modeling, reporting, and decision making. Learn More

View Other Openings
Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  Youtube  GBTA Blog

Was this email forwarded to you? Please sign up to receive GBTA emails.
Not a member? Join today.

Advertise | Post a Job. | How can GBTA help solve your industry challenges?


Global Business Travel Association
107 S West St., Suite 762, Alexandria, VA 22314
tel: +1 703 684 0836 | web: gbta.org

Copyright © 2022, All rights reserved.
Update your GBTA email preferences