Access to Risk Management Services Still Far From Universal


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:        Colleen Lerro Gallagher, +1 315-447-2331, cgallagher@gbta.org                                   Marianne Varkiani, +1 703-236-1164, mvarkiani@gbta.org   Access to Risk Management Services Still Far From Universal Duty of Care Made Difficult by Lack of Visibility into Travel Plans FRANKFURT (November 28, 2017) – The vast majority of business travellers feel their

Week in Review


A federal appeals court in California allowed the Trump administration’s third travel ban to go into partial effect on Monday, NPR reports. The government may now bar foreign nationals from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the country if they have no ties to the United States. In other policy news, Business Traveller reports Trump has

Coming Soon: A New gbta.org


As many of you already know, GBTA is unveiling a new and improved website this winter. We asked what you wanted to improve your user experience – and we got the message loud and clear! We decided to have a little fun with this project and have staff and Board members read aloud some of

Week in Review


According to Bloomberg, Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson says Trump’s divisive languages and policies are pushing travelers to Canada. Business Traveler notes Air Canada now offers alternative payment options for its international customers. 4Hoteliers reports Singapore Changi Airport’s new Terminal 4 debuted this week. According to Skift, Storm Herwart’s high winds disrupted travel across Central Europe

What Happens After Something Happens?


As recent events have shown us, emergency preparedness can often be the difference between life and death. Over the past few months alone, we have witnessed the utter devastation caused by multiple natural disasters in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Texas and California. The question that comes to mind is: what happens to your employees

Week in Review


Last week, a federal judge in Hawaii blocked the third iteration of Trump’s travel ban. According to Skift, the Trump administration is now appealing the judge’s order. NPR reports passengers flying to the U.S. will face heightened security screenings and new questionnaires. LCT Magazine notes Marcou Transportation Group, owner of Dav El | BostonCoach, acquired

TMCs Support Companies in Improving Traveller Experience


The GBTA Foundation recently released a study in partnership with Sabre Corporation on creating a frictionless travel experience. The study explored traveller friction around the globe from the business traveller perspective as well as through the lens of managed travel and human resource professionals. Depending on an organization’s culture and resources, a travel program tends

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