Satisfied With Your TMC?


Today, the GBTA Foundation released a study showing travel managers in both the United States and Latin America report high levels of satisfaction with their Travel Management Company (TMC). Not surprisingly, cost and savings were considered key factors in both regions when it comes to considering what TMC to use. The study, “What Drives Travel

Week In Review


Looking to catch up on the latest in business travel news? Find it here each week, in the Week in Review post. The Ebola outbreak continues to dominate the news cycle. The New York Times and Buying Business Travel reported on announcements that enhanced screening of passengers will begin as select U.S. and UK airports. NBC

Business Travel Spending Increases Create Continued Economic Optimism


As you may have seen we just released our third quarter business travel forecast on Tuesday. Very much in line with last quarter’s forecast, U.S.-generated business travel spend is expected to increase by 6.8 percent to $292.3 billion in 2014. The forecast showed business travelers spent an estimated $72.8 billion on U.S.-originated business travel during

Week In Review


The Week In Review post is back this week to keep you up-to-date on the latest news stories on business travel. A special business travel insert appeared last Friday in the Toronto Star. GBTA’s Director of Operations for Canada shared her thoughts on the latest trends in business travel as well as business travel’s role

Week in Review


The business travel industry is at the forefront of today’s global economy. There is always something going on and it can be hard to keep up on it all! This new weekly post is meant to give you a quick overview of the week’s top business travel news stories. The week started with lots of

Cap Needs to Be Reinstated on TSA Fees


Earlier this year, the Murray-Ryan budget deal boosted the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)  security fee to a maximum of $5.60 one-way, but the TSA interpreted that to mean that the $10 limit that had previously been in place was eliminated. The bill’s authors — the chair and ranking member of the Homeland Security Committee and

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