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Breaking News from GBTA Convention 2016


Every year leading travel companies from around the globe gather at GBTA Convention, and many use the event as a platform to announce their latest news, products and services. GBTA’s Media Day brings the latest breaking news into one place. Nearly 20 companies participated in the second annual Media Day to deliver their breaking news,

GBTA Week in Review


The Economist reported on the results of the latest GBTA China BTI results that showed that China is now the leading business travel market in the world. This coverage rounded out a busy week for GBTA, which held its annual Legislative Symposium, where more than 100 GBTA members came to Washington, D.C. to meet with

GBTA Canada Conference Education Sessions Seek to Connect, Inspire and Unite Attendees


Next week, GBTA Conference 2016 Toronto will kick off the largest business travel management event in Canada. GBTA is committed to delivering Canada’s most comprehensive educational and informational business travel management show as we look to connect, inspire and unite travel professionals across North America. In addition to a stellar line-up of speakers, the conference

Trio of Industry Titans Take Centre Stage For “A View From the Corner Office” at GBTA Conference 2015 in Partnership with VDR


Attendees at GBTA Conference 2015 Frankfurt were treated to a jam-packed afternoon Tuesday featuring top-notch, global information with sessions on Centre Stage highlighting advocacy, research, and industry insight from a CEO panel. Building on the message delivered at GBTA Convention 2015 Orlando, ECPAT talked about its vision – a world in which no child is

GBTA Foundation Delivers First Gift of Knowledge Workshops in Shanghai and Beijing


At GBTA Convention 2014 in Los Angeles, the GBTA Foundation first announced The Gift of Knowledge Initiative. This new initiative would develop and implement an innovative and comprehensive program to further develop the travel management profession in China. Thanks to the support of United as a founding leadership partner and other industry leaders, Ctrip Corporate

Week in Review


There will be no more free rides through TSA’s Precheck program, according to Skift’s Grant Martin who reports that as of this week, TSA is finally drawing its managed inclusion program to a close. Managed inclusion was a way to funnel “low risk” passengers through Precheck lines, cutting down traffic in standard security lines and

Breaking Down the World’s Major Business Travel Markets


When the GBTA Foundation released its annual global report and business travel forecast this July,sponsored by Visa, Inc., it highlighted five countries in a segment of newly emerging markets often overlooked because they aren’t as large as the traditional powers or the more commonly discussed BRIC markets. The five countries called out: Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico,

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