U.S. business travel will continue to grow only moderately in 2016 as global uncertainty looms. This is one of the key findings from the GBTA BTI Outlook – United States 2016 Q1, a report by the GBTA Foundation.
United Airlines, BCD Travel, Intel, and the team of Autodesk and Hertz have won 2014 awards for outstanding achievement in sustainability from GBTA and Project ICARUS. The awards recognize travel buyers, suppliers and intermediaries who demonstrate outstanding leadership, innovation and commitment to delivering best-in-class sustainability programs, products and services in North America. The winners: Travel supplier: United […]
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has created four European committees to examine and improve the areas of aviation, hotels, meetings and technology. The committees, forming now, comprise GBTA members wanting to improve levels of competence through the creation of toolkits, RFPs, white papers, templates, webinars and educational content. Leading the committees: Meetings: Chaired by Izania […]
For the first time ever, GBTA’s annual European conference will take place in Berlin, with the Maritim Hotel Berlin as the host venue. Prague hosted in 2013. The 2014 conference, running Nov. 12-14, is being combined with the annual fall meeting of the German business travel association Verband Deutsches Reisemanagement and will be one of the largest European events […]
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has joined the lineup of speakers at the GBTA Convention 2013 in August in San Diego. Clinton will give the General Session keynote on Aug. 7, the final day of the four-day gathering. Clinton visited more than 112 countries as secretary of state, and Michael W. McCormick, GBTA […]
Former first lady Laura Bush will be the keynote speaker at the GBTA Convention 2013 in August in San Diego. She will speak during the General Session luncheon on Tuesday, Aug. 6, the third day of the four-day convention. The Global Business Travel Association Convention, with nearly 7,000 attendees, is one of the largest annual […]