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October 24, 2022

New GBTA Podcast

An Analyst’s View on Forecasts, Disruptions and Loyalty in Business Travel

How should we be thinking about the current state of business travel and the industry and what might be coming next and why? Henry Harteveldt, founder and travel industry analyst for Atmosphere Research sat down with Debbie Iannaci, head of GBTA Communications and Research during the 2022 GBTA Convention to provide his informed perspectives on the general outlook for global business travel over the next year, when we might see recent travel disruptions dissipate, the potential long-term effects on travel brand loyalty, and what business travelers are thinking about now as they get back on the road and in the air.

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US Carriers Oppose DOT Flight Delay Compensation Push (SIMPLE FLYING)

Breeze Airways and Avelo Airlines Announce Expansion Plans for This Winter (USA TODAY)


Reimagining the Hotel Customer Experience (CAMPAIGN ASIA)

Changing Behaviors Give US Hoteliers Optimism About Group Demand Recovery (COSTAR)

Cross Hotels Expands Distribution Strategy by Partnering Trip Affiliates (TRAVEL NEWS ASIA)


Siemens Mandates Hotel Sustainability Reporting (BTN EUROPE)


America Car Rental to Offer SIM Cards on Rentals (AUTO RENTAL NEWS)

Business Travellers Not Taking Steps To Reduce Exposure To Cyber Security Threats (FMJ)

Industry Spotlight

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

Denise Naguib, Vice President, Sustainability and Supplier Diversity, Global Operations, Marriott International 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 Conference 2022 - Brussels in Partnership with VDR
Making The Most of In Person

There’s nothing like the magic of meeting; learning and networking in person. Networking with industry peers and meeting new suppliers were the top two reasons buyers signed up for GBTA Conference 2021 - Berlin in Partnership with VDR.



Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

France - Unionized workers continue multi-sector strikes and marches across France, Oct. 27. Travel disruptions likely.

Mexico - TD Roslyn tracking northeast over Coahuila State, Mexico, late Oct. 23. Fatalities reported.

Portugal - Unionized metro workers in Lisbon, Portugal, plan to strike Oct. 25. Severe metro service disruptions likely.

Philippines - Flight suspension continues at Mactan-Cebu International Airport (CEB) in the Philippines as of Oct. 24 after plane overshoots runway.

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December 8 - 9
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