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CWT Re-joins The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)

CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today announces that it has re-joined the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). As an active member, CWT will work with GBTA to further augment its customer and supplier needs, as the industry recalibrates for safe and sustainable post-pandemic business travel.
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GBTA Urges EU Governments To Lift Travel Restrictions Between Member States

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel association and worldwide leader in education, research, networking, and advocacy for the industry – is today writing to EU governments calling for strong political impetus, decisive action, and seamless coordination to safely re-open travel across the EU.
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Companies Make Summer Plans To Resume Domestic Business Travel

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel association and worldwide leader in education, research, networking and advocacy for the industry – today released the findings from its 20th COVID-19 poll assessing how GBTA members are managing the return to business travel, post pandemic.
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GBTA Calls for Action as World Leaders meet at G7 Summit

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association, is calling for world leaders of the G7 countries to lead conversations for a seamless return of international travel to boost the global economic recovery.
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Future of Corporate Events According to GBTA Research Study

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel association and worldwide leader in education, research, networking, and advocacy for the industry, today publishes the findings from a study into organizations corporate meetings and events strategy as a result of the pandemic.
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GBTA Poll: Positive Signs for a Return to Business Travel

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association, has released the findings from its latest poll measuring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and how GBTA buyer and procurement members are navigating the return to travel.
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GBTA Poll: Positive Momentum Continues For Return To Business Travel

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's largest business travel association, today issued the findings from its 18thCOVID-19 poll assessing the impact of the pandemic and the road to recovery for the business travel industry.
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GBTA Announces Departure Of Board President

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world's largest business travel association and worldwide leader in education, research, networking, and advocacy for the industry – announces the resignation of Board of Directors president, Bhart Sarin, who has decided to step down from the board to focus on his professional and personal pursuits outside of the business travel industry, effective today.
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GBTA Statement Against US Violence Towards Asian Communities

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's largest business travel association, condemns the recent increase in hate crimes againstChinese, Korean, Vietnamese and other Asian Americans in the United States. GBTA believes strongly in diversity, equity and inclusion. Actions that fly in the face of such principles and that rise to the level of open hatred, criminal violence and harassmentare dangerous and absolutely unacceptable.
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GBTA Announces Appointments To Its Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion (DEI) Committee

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) - the world's largest business travel association and worldwide leader in education, research, networking, and advocacy for the industry - announced today its first-ever globally curated committee to drive the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) agenda for its global members and constituents. The individuals appointed have been selected based on their strong and varied backgrounds and the contributions and insights they will bring to GBTA's...
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GBTA Poll: Digital Health Verification - The Solution To Safely Resume Business Travel

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's largest business travel association, today reported on the findings from its 17thpoll looking at the impact of the pandemic on the business travel industry.
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GBTA Supports The European Commission’s Proposal To Introduce A Common, Inter-Operable And Mutually-Recognized Digital Green Certificate

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) - the world's largest business travel association - supports the European Commission's proposal to introduce a Digital Green Certificate that is inter-operable and consistent across Members States. The certificate will verify that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, has recovered from the virus, or has a negative test result, to enable the safe and swift restart of business travel in the EU.
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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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