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Week in Review


Happy New Year! Today’s week in review post wraps up 2014 and kicks off 2015 putting all the latest news in business travel at your fingertips. Business Traveller shares all of their biggest stories of 2014 in one place from new aircraft to long-awaited openings and other milestones. USA Today does a best of for

Week In Review


While it may have been a slow news week with the holidays, the week in review post is still here to keep you up to date on all the latest news in business travel. Hugo Martin of the LA Times reports that airline cancellations have already surpassed 162,000 this year — the most since the

Week in Review


This week in business travel, Nancy Trejos of USA Today tells us that InterContinental Hotels Group, the largest hotel chain in the world by room numbers, has agreed to acquire one of the most well-known U.S. boutique hotel brands, Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants. Mobile is frequently in the news these days and this week was

Always Ready


As the east coast was hit with a Nor’easter and the west coast was hit with a ferocious storm last week, we are reminded that difficulties and obstacles can arise at any time. Our most recent issue of Global Business Travel Magazine highlighted the importance of travel risk management covering everything from kidnapped executives and

Week in Review


This week in business travel news, Cindy Goodman of the Miami Herald writes about navigating the demands of business travel. She highlights the busy lives of several international travelers and cites GBTA data predicting an estimated 5.6 percent increase in international outbound travel from the U.S. as companies deem travel critical to winning new customers,

Project ICARUS Recognizes Outstanding Examples of Sustainability at Berlin Conference


Many of you are probably already familiar with Project ICARUS. For those that aren’t, this GBTA Foundation initiative launched in 2006 is the definitive source of information, education, support and recognition programs for sustainability in the business travel and meetings industry, globally. Just last month at GBTA Conference 2014 Berlin, Project ICARUS announced the winners

Week in Review


The Week in Review is back in action this week with a major win for business travelers. USA Today reported that late Thursday night the Senate passed a House bill to reinstate the cap on the TSA passenger security fee, something GBTA has been advocating heavily for. Also on the TSA front, outgoing TSA administrator,

Week In Review


Week In Review We kick off this week’s news highlights with some positive news from a GBTA study released this week showing that most travel managers (72 percent) are satisfied with their salary. Average total compensation rose 6 percent year over year and the study also showed that travel managers enjoy significant benefits. Late last

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