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October 20, 2022

News to Know

MICE Picks Up Pace with Travel Back on Track

Global CEO visits, large-scale conferences, corporate events and industry seminars are making a comeback, boosting occupancies at top city hotels, as normal flights to global money hubs resume after two consecutive seasons of restricted mobility.

Top hospitality executives said they are seeing a definite uptick in such events after two years, although more could be done to tap the country's MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) potential.

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FAA Asked the Public if Airline Seats Should Get Even Smaller—Guess the Response (LA MAG)

AirTags, Smart Bags and Lithium Batteries: Airlines’ Electronic Rules Explained (EURO NEWS)


Hoteliers Under Pressure to Share Sustainability Strategies (COSTAR)

AHLA and Sustainable Hospitality Alliance Partner to Advance Sustainability Efforts in the Hospitality Industry (TRAVEL DAILY NEWS)


On-Site at IMEX: Amex GBT’s 2023 Meeting and Events Forecast (MEETING SPOTLIGHT)

Despite Recession Concerns, Travel Demand Remains High, Reports GWI (TRAVEL DAILY NEWS)

United Air CEO: Hybrid Work Model a Boon to Business Travel (BLOOMBERG)

Innovating Corporate Travel Programs for Their Business Travellers (TRAVEL DAILY MEDIA)

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GBTA Sustainability Summit | Brussels, 8 November 2022
Insights from GBTA Sustainability Leaders

April Bridgeman, Senior Vice President, BCD Travel and member of GBTA’s Sustainability Leadership Council, shares their insights on what is needed to build a greener future for business travel. Join GBTA and other sustainability leaders as we work towards solutions at our upcoming Sustainability Summit, November 8 in Brussels.

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GBTA Convention 2023
Call for Proposals Now Open

We're seeking professionals like you to contribute new ideas, solutions, and innovations to GBTA Convention 2023! With your unique perspective and insight, we can continue to deliver the best education on the topics most relevant to business travel.

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Asia - TD 25 is tracking westward in Philippine Sea early Oct. 20. Close approach to Batanes Province, Philippines late Oct. 21.

Czech Republic - Climate activists to protest in central Prague, Czech Republic, Oct. 21; increased security likely, disruptions possible.

New Zealand - Rail service disruptions to occur across Auckland, New Zealand, Oct. 21-24 due to scheduled maintenance works.

New Zealand - Rail disruptions to occur in Auckland, New Zealand, Oct. 22-24 amid planned upgrades. Increased demand for alternative transport likely.

United Kingdom - Major march and rally planned in central London, UK, from 12:00 Oct. 22. Heightned security, localized disruptions likely.

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Upcoming Events
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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Stay up to date with the latest in business travel, sustainability, and ground transportation by listening to GBTA’s most recent Podcast featuring Chris Ely, Research Director at GBTA and Ashley Sulewski, Global Account Executive at Uber for Business.

Chris and Ashley discuss travel managers’ thoughts on how ground transportation has evolved in relation to sustainability, managed meal programs, bleisure, and more.

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