Mexico City International Airport suspended operation for several hours on Tuesday due to a 7.1-magnitude earthquake, reports Business Insider. According to CBS Chicago, airlines began resuming flights to Puerto Rico on Friday, following Hurricane Maria’s devastation of the island. Travel Leaders Corporate shares news of Travel Leaders Group’s acquisition of Raleigh-based TMC Travel Management Partners.
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In 2016, organizations invested significantly in business travel, with global business travel spend approaching $1.3 trillion. However, as companies increasingly invest in business travel, they must equally invest in a managed travel program that balances employee needs with corporate goals. Unraveling the intricacies of travel management can be daunting without a travel management company in
In the wake of Hurricane Irma, flights began resuming service on Tuesday, reports USA TODAY. Over 16,500 flights were cancelled due to the natural disaster. According to AINonline, regional airports were working to minimize issues on Wednesday, such as lack of power and sufficient fresh water. According to the Los Angeles Times, airlines say that
*This post was also sent as an email to GBTA Members.* Recently, GBTA launched a GoFundMe campaign created specifically for GBTA or Texas BTA members who were impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Nearly 600 individuals who are members of GBTA or Texas BTA live in the impacted areas and now face the destruction left behind following
*This post has also been distributed as an email to GBTA members.* By now, most of you have seen numerous news stories of the historic flooding in Houston and surrounding areas in recent days. As a Houston area resident, my heart goes out to all that are impacted by the devastation resulting from Hurricane Harvey.
Attendance Approaches 7,000 at Record-Breaking GBTA Convention Alexandria, VA (July 27, 2017) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry, wrapped up its 49th annual Convention last week in Boston. Today’s geopolitical landscape and its impact on business travel and duty of care along with the latest
With the growth of home-sharing platform Airbnb, traditional hotel chains have had to take a step back and rediscover what makes them unique. This was the topic of conversation at GBTA Convention 2017’s Lodging Panel, moderated by CNN’s Richard Quest. Representing hoteliers was AccorHotels’ Senior VP of Global Sales, Markus Keller, and NH Hotel Groups
“When I graduated from college, I never even had set foot on an airplane,” Delta CEO Ed Bastian told the crowd in his first appearance on Center Stage at GBTA Convention 2017. Bastian is now the head of one of the largest global airlines and spoke with GBTA Executive Director and COO Mike McCormick about
Amidst the current global risks, business travel remains vital to the economy. In spite of its importance, it can be challenging to sift through all available data to make responsible company decisions. So how can travel managers successfully navigate this process? At the GBTA Canada Conference in April, COO Mike McCormick spoke with Peter Martin,
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