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More Companies Consolidating Meetings, Events and Travel Programs


New research out today from the GBTA Foundation shows technology is playing a key role in knocking down barriers to consolidation. Also, more companies are consolidating their meetings, events and travel programs with a 14 percent growth in adoption over the past five years including a 28 percent increase in completed consolidation. The study, Meetings,

Pain Points Cause Deep Frustration for Business Travelers


Last week, the first ever GBTA Global Business Traveler Sentiment Index™ in partnership with American Express  revealed how business travelers across the globe feel about their travel experience and how those feelings affect their actual behaviors related to travel. While most travelers are significantly satisfied with their trip experience, a key finding of the study

GBTA Convention 2015: Coming to Orlando


In just four days, GBTA Convention 2015 kicks off in Orlando on Saturday with Convention Kick-Start Sessions and the GBTA Cares Service Project. The event will feature award-winning actor Kevin Bacon, innovator Steve Wozniak and leading news anchor Megyn Kelly, as well as a slate of industry-panels you won’t want to miss. What more does Convention

Using Tech to Improve Hotel Experiences


Recently the GBTA Foundation released a whitepaper called Harnessing Technology to Improve Business Traveler Hotel Experiences, sponsored by AccorHotels. The paper was based off a qualitative study with a goal of understanding the technology currently being used by business travelers when they book, arrive and stay at hotels; determining what gaps exist in a business

Technology Has Changed the Face of Business Travel


Last week, the first ever GBTA Global Business Traveler Sentiment Index™ in partnership with American Express revealed how business travelers across the globe feel about their travel experience and how those feelings affect their actual behaviors related to travel. A key finding of the study revealed a massive technological transformation is changing the face of

Week in Review


The GBTA Foundation has been rolling out a multitude of research this week. Tnooz covered a new report showing current business traveler attitudes and experiences including the impact of technology, journey pain points and the general state of corporate travel. Travel Daily News reported on a study looking at the future of travel managers saying

High Interest in Corporate Travel Loyalty Programs


A recent study from the GBTA Foundation found high interest in both corporate hotel loyalty programs and adding incentives to individual programs to encourage booking through authorized channels. The study, Making Hotel Loyalty Programs Work for You and Your Travel Program, sponsored by Hilton Worldwide, surveyed more than 200 U.S. Corporate Travel Managers and revealed

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