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How Do Travel Managers View Corporate Booking Technology?

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) - the world's largest business travel association, today launches the findings from a study into how travel managers view online booking tools (OBTs). The study, made possible by Deem,examines how US. and Canada-based travel managers view corporate booking technology and how the pandemic has impacted business travel, including the changes to travel policies and booking channels.
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GBTA Academy Announces Global Scholarship Program

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's largest business travel association, is thrilled to announce that based on a new partnership and significant financial commitment from a global supplier partner who requests anonymity, the Association will be able to strengthen its Academy offerings and relaunch scholarships. The new scholarship program is designed to make education accessible for hundreds of members by offering financial assistance. As a result, GBTA members will...
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GBTA Poll: Vaccine a Game-Changer for a Return to Travel

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's largest business travel association, finds most GBTA members and stakeholders (79%) would be "very comfortable" or "comfortable" traveling for business after receiving the COVID-19 vaccination, and almost half support mandatory testing prior to travel to ensure the safety of customers and clients when meeting face-to-face.
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Business Travel Sees Steady Recovery in Europe

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) - the world's largest business travel association - held its European Town Hall today to discuss its annual BTI™ Outlook with a focus on Europe.
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Business Travel: Full Recovery Expected by 2025

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) - the world's largest business travel association - released its annual BTI™ Outlook, a detailed analysis of business travel in 2020, with projections for 2021 and beyond. The BTI Outlook, now in its 12th year, is an exhaustive study of business travel spending and growth covering 75 countries across 48 industries.
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GBTA Poll: More Than Half Expect to Return to Office by Q3

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's largest business travel association, has released the results from its 15thcoronavirus poll, the first in 2021, to measure the impact on business travel following the onset of the pandemic last year.
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GBTA Canada Builds Committee Offering

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's largest business travel association, launches five new regional committees as GBTA Canada continues to evolve and increase its local presence.
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GBTA Canada Strengthens Local Advisory Board

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's largest business travel association, has expanded its local presence in Canada with a number of new appointments to the GBTA Canada Advisory Board as we head into 2021.
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GBTA Launches New Global Committee Focusing on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's largest business travel association, announces the launch of a new global committee. The Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Committee, comprised of global members, will strive to bring to light many of the issues facing travelers and coworkers in the workplace, whilst traveling or attending meetings, or handling travel needs.
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Global Business Travel Association: Newly Passed Congressional COVID-19 Relief Funding A Key Step In Saving Travel Jobs, Restoring Worldwide Travel

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's largest business travel association, hailed the passage by Congress of a new round of relief funding for Americans and for reeling businesses, including the global business travel industry.
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GBTA Poll: In-Person Business Meetings and Events To Surge In 2021

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's largest business travel association, has released the results of its latest COVID-19 Member Poll.
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Women in Travel: Companies Can Benefit From a Leadership Team Mirroring Their Greatest Consumer

In the final 2020 session of its Collaboratory webinar series, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) - the world's largest business travel association - welcomed Arlene Coyle, Vice President of Commercial Corporations for Amadeus to discuss her career journey and the importance of having women in influential leadership roles.
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GBTA Concludes Annual Business Meeting

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's largest business travel association, held its Annual Business Meeting virtually, with more than 500 in attendance. This important gathering of association leadership and members is held annually and is usually part of the GBTA annual convention.
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GBTA Completes Acquisition of ACTE

Alexandria, Virginia - The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's largest business travel association, has completed its acquisition of key assets of the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE), continuing its pledge to unify the industry and help lead business travel out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Overwhelming Call for Rapid Testing Pre-Departure

76% of respondents believe that rapid testing prior to departure, and waiving quarantining requirements for those who test negative, to be the best way to open up international travel according to the latest Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) poll. Among European members specifically, this number rises to 86%.
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Second Wave Brings Uncertainty to Business Travel Recovery

The majority of Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) companies expect their employees to return to in-person events in 2021. Almost half (45%) expect attendance to resume in the first half of the year, according to the latest poll conducted between September 15-19, 2020, by GBTA, with an additional 25% expecting a return to in-person events in the second half of 2021.
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Global Business Travel Association Statement Regarding Scott Solombrino

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) announced today that the third-party investigation into professional work conduct allegations against Scott Solombrino, GBTA's CEO, has concluded no misconduct or legal wrongdoing on his part.
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56% Travel Buyers Have Revised Their Travel Policy In Light Of COVID-19

As signs of recovery continue in the business travel sector, travel procurement professionals are prioritizing the health and safety of employees according to a new poll released today by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). Over half of travel buyers report their company has changed its travel policy and 70% characterize the policy changes as being 'somewhat' or 'a lot'. When asked what travel program changes have been made due to the pandemic, instituting new rules about pre-t...
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GBTA Retains MCI USA To Undertake Comprehensive Organizational and Operations Review

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has engaged MCI USA, one of the nation's premier consulting groups serving member-based non-profit organizations, to provide a 360-degree organizational and operations audit designed to reset the Association and ensure GBTA's success in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Global Business Travel Becomes The Latest Casualty Of The Coronavirus Pandemic

Business travel has become the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic by coming to a halt across the globe, according to the latest research conducted by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). This is the fifth poll that GBTA is releasing and the numbers are dire.
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Report Reveals Business Travel Trends For 2020

There was more business travel in 2019 than ever before and that growth looks to continue in 2020. The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) predicts global corporate travel spend will grow to an estimated $1.513T in 2020. So what does this growth mean, what's the impact it will have on the business travel industry, the business traveler?
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Sustainability Hasn’t Translated into Travel Policies, But Is an Important Topic for Travel Managers

Sustainability is a hot topic, but it is one that has not translated into the overall corporate travel program, according to new research out today from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in partnership with SAP Concur. With more emphasis expected on sourcing with sustainable suppliers in the coming years, this is yet to be rendered into the overall travel policy with one-third (33 percent) of travel managers saying that they either mandate (6 percent) or encourage (27 percent)...
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Survey Reveals Broad Sphere of Influence of Travel Departments Across Their Organizations

Travel managers widely collaborate with their corporate stakeholders, according to research out today from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), in partnership with BCD Travel. Most travel managers work together with stakeholders from finance/accounting (79 percent), human resources (66 percent), security/risk management (63 percent), C-level (61 percent), and legal/compliance (59 percent).
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Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Announces Michael W. McCormick To Leave Role As Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, announced today that after ten years at the organization, Michael W. McCormick has chosen to step down to pursue new opportunities. McCormick will remain in an advisory role to Scott Solombrino and the Board to ensure a smooth transition as GBTA prepares for the 51st edition of its annual Convention this August in Chicago.
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European Business Travellers Prefer Online Travel Agencies

Fresh research from SAP Concur and Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) shows that, nowadays, business travellers are less likely to book flights and accommodation directly from suppliers. In other words, online travel agency (OTA) bookings have now surpassed direct bookings to become the more popular option, particularly for those travelling for business. In this study, 1,252 business travellers, hailing from an assortment of European countries like the UK, Belgium, Germany, France ...
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New Research Identifies Disconnects in Travel Program Goals, Policy and Traveler Behavior

Nearly 70 percent of travel buyers say that enforcing policy compliance is among the most challenging aspects of their job, according to new research out today from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in partnership with RoomIt by CWT. While travelers may book out-of-policy for preferred properties or amenities, there is also a large gap in traveler knowledge of company policy.
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New Research Identifies Disconnects in Travel Program Goals, Policy and Traveler Behavior

Alexandria, VA - Nearly 70 percent of travel buyers say that enforcing policy compliance is among the most challenging aspects of their job, according to new research out today from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in partnership with RoomIt by CWT. While travelers may book out-of-policy for preferred properties or amenities, there is also a large gap in traveler knowledge of company policy.
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Business Travelers Say Loyalty Matters in Hotel Booking

On average, business travelers consider three hotels before booking and 82 percent say loyalty programs matter when making that decision, according to new research out today from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in partnership with Omni Hotels & Resorts. Additionally, the study reveals nine in 10 business travelers view rewards points and perks as a motivating factor in selecting a hotel and 81 percent believe being a loyalty member results in better service.
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83 Percent of Female Business Travelers Report Safety Concern or Incident in Past Year

More than 8 in 10 (83 percent) women say they have experienced one or more safety-related concerns or incidents while traveling for business in the past year, according to new research from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in partnership with AIG Travel.
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