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October 12, 2022

Making Meaningful Connections with GBTA WINiT

GBTA WINiT new podcast series: Back and Better Than Ever. What’s your new normal? After navigating a global pandemic, members of GBTA WINiT sit down with some incredible women to learn what “returning” means to them. Hosted by GBTA WINiT’s Return to the Office & Return to the Road Committee, the limited podcast series – “Back and Better Than Ever” – explores unique views and voices from guests that have various ties to business travel. Hear the shared experiences many have endured in some capacity – while gaining insight on how we continue to prevail together. Check out the first two episodes of this three-part series:

  • “Navigating Return to the Office and Return to the Road” – listen here
  • “Women Business Travelers: Back on the Road in a Post-pandemic World” – listen here

2022 GBTA WINiT Awards and Gala. The nominations are in. On Thursday, October 27, GBTA WINiT and guests will converge on the Westin New York Times Square for this event celebrating the women who are engaged in, pushing, and re-imagining our industry with an eye to gender equity to positively change and ignite the careers and lives of women in travel-related industries. Categories include Pinnacle Awards, Individual Awards and the Top 50 Women in Travel.

Get involved with GBTA WINiT. The core programs of Mentorship, Education & Development, and Network & Community can use your ideas, energy, and a passion to empower women to take the next step in their careers. To learn more, visit GBTA WINiT or drop a note to Bev Heinritz, WINiT Program Engagement Director at [email protected].


American Airlines Raises Revenue Forecast after Strong Summer Travel Season (CNBC)

The US Airlines With the Fewest Delays and Cancellations May Surprise You (INSIDE HOOK)

Australian Airlines to Continue to Allow Luggage Trackers After Lufthansa Bans Devices (THE GUARDIAN)

Consolidation Key for European Airlines to Compete Globally: Aercap Chief (FLIGHT GLOBAL)


Middle East Lodging Aggregator Nirvana to Distribute Via Sabre GDS (BTN)

European Hotel Bookings Approaching Pre-COVID Levels (BTN EUROPE)


Frontier Airlines Introduces the Most Fuel-Efficient Commercial Aircraft Among Any U.S. Airline (GLOBE NEWS WIRE)

Turkish Airlines Signs Global SAF Declaration (MANILA TIMES)

Singapore Airlines Selects SITA Tool to Cut Carbon Emissions (AIRLINE RATINGS)

Industry Spotlight

GBTA Sustainability Summit | Brussels, 8 November 2022
Driving Action to Net Zero Business Travel

Hospitality Standards Breakout Panel announced

Matthew Parsons, Corporate Travel Editor at Skift, will be joining GBTA's first ever Sustainability Summit with this expert breakout panel on Hospitality Standards - how to navigate the jungle of certifications.

Join this panel discussion at GBTA’s Global Sustainability Summit on 8 November 2022 in Brussels. Learn More

Register for the Conference and Sustainability Summit together and save €100! Just add to your Conference registration.



PATA - GBTA APAC Travel Summit
Day 2 | Main Stage Sessions Announced

Join us for this two-day education and tradeshow joint event December 8-9 in Bangkok, Thailand, at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC). The event will address sustainability and best practices in the tourism, MICE, and corporate travel spheres, and main stage sessions are now confirmed.

Day 2 will open with a main stage discussion on Travel Risk Management and our closing session will be a great discussion on The Future of Travel.

Travel Risk Management
The past two years have been a stark reminder of the need to be flexible, patient and ensure your crisis response plans are maintained and tested regularly. Customer support and duty of care are paramount, and threats are not always foreseen or visible. What have we learned and how are we applying those lessons for the future?

The Future of Travel
What does the future hold for travel? We’ll address the emerging trends and evolving roles impacted and accelerated by the pandemic including people, planet, and process.

Speaker announcements coming shortly, register now and secure your space.

Learn More


Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Belarus - Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises citizens in Belarus to depart as of Oct. 11 due to rising tensions.

China - 20th CCP National Congress to take place in Beijing, China, starting Oct. 16. Tight security, localized transport disruptions likely.

France - Unionized bus drivers to escalate strike in Pau, France, from Oct. 14. Travel delays and disruption likely.

Mexico - Tropical Storm Karl forms over Bay of Campeche Oct. 11; landfall forecast in Veracruz State, Mexico, early Oct. 14.

United States - Severe winter weather forecast across parts of Alaska, US, through at least Oct. 13. Transport disruptions likely; power outages possible.

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Upcoming Events
Sustainability: Why it’s so important, and where to start
Today, October 12 | 1:00 PM

Beyond Travel Risk Management
October 18
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

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

PATA – GBTA APAC Travel Summit - Global Business Travel Association - GBTA
December 8 - 9
Bangkok, Thailand

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Join Chris Elmitt, CEO of LIVVE, for this Interactive session to develop a climate action plan for our sector. Learn More

This two part think tank session will be held on main stage at GBTA’s first ever Global Sustainability Summit on 8 November 2022 in Brussels, focusing on Driving Action to Net Zero Business Travel.

GBTA Sustainability Summit | Brussels, 8 November 2022 Summit Sponsor. Learn More View Post

GBTA Career Spotlight
Sponsorship Operations and Fulfillment Coordinator

The Sponsorship Operations and Fulfillment Coordinator is responsible for managing the overall delivery of sponsorship benefits. Duties include coordinating with Business Development, Research, Education, Marketing, and other departments to ensure overall fulfillment of client benefits are achieved on time. Learn More

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