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Dec 09, 2015, 14:58 ET GBTA Convention 2016 Coming to Denver

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – announced that registration is now...


Nov 10, 2015, 09:00 ET Hidden Costs -- 5 Numbers That Show Expense Reports Drain Company Resources

 Each year companies around the globe spend, on average, approximately half a million dollars and nearly 3,000 hours correcting errors in...


Nov 09, 2015, 09:24 ET Western European Economy "Gathering Steam," Business Travel Experiencing Breakout

 Business travel spending in Germany, the U.K., France, Spain and Italy combined will grow at over 6 percent in 2015 and 2016, a leading...


Nov 09, 2015, 09:16 ET La economía de Europa occidental cobra impulso, y los viajes de negocio experimentan un crecimiento

Alemania lidera el camino con un 10 por ciento de crecimiento en viajes de negocios en 2015  El gasto en viajes de negocios en...


Nov 09, 2015, 04:00 ET Wirtschaft in Westeuropa nimmt an Fahrt auf, starker Anstieg bei Geschäftsreisen

Deutschland führt das Feld mit 10 Prozent Wachstum bei Geschäftsreisen im Jahr 2015 an  Die zusammengefassten Ausgaben für...


Nov 09, 2015, 04:00 ET L'economia dell'Europa occidentale cresce, i viaggi di lavoro in crescita

Germania in testa con una crescita del 10 percento dei viaggi di lavoro nel 2015 La spesa per viaggi di lavoro in Germania, Regno Unito,...


Nov 09, 2015, 04:00 ET Économie de l'Ouest européen « prend de l'ampleur », les voyages professionnels connaissent une année remarquable

L'Allemagne ouvrant la voie à une croissance en voyage d'affaires de 10 % en 2015  Les dépenses combinées en voyages...


Oct 29, 2015, 08:03 ET Millennials Want to Travel More for Business, Embrace Value of Face-to-Face Meetings

Millennials are nearly twice as likely to want to travel more for business than Baby Boomers (45 percent to 26 percent, respectively), and a strong...


Oct 21, 2015, 08:04 ET BRICs No Longer a Bloc for Business Travel Growth

China and India business travel will continue to grow at double digit rates over the next two years, a clear indication of the resiliency and...


Oct 13, 2015, 08:04 ET U.S. Business Travel Spending Growth Slows in 2015

 U.S. business travel spending will increase by 3.1 percent in 2015 and 3.7 percent in 2016, yet the global oil price collapse and economic...


Jul 28, 2015, 09:02 ET Study Reveals Ground Transportation Usage Patterns and Perceptions In The Business Travel Industry

Rental cars (36 percent) and taxis (24 percent) are the most commonly used methods of ground transportation for business trips followed by...


Jul 21, 2015, 09:02 ET 2016 Global Travel Price Outlook Reveals Six Global Hot Spots

 New research identifies six hot spots – India, China, Colombia, Mexico, Singapore and Australia — where increased business travel...


Jul 16, 2015, 15:12 ET Conectividade constante, aplicativos móveis e carteiras digitais fazem parte da "transformação tecnológica" que está mudando a face das viagens de negócios, segundo o inédito Business Traveler Sentiment Index™ global

Tecnologias móveis – incluindo Wi-Fi, aplicativos de viagens e carteiras digitais – estão transformando a experiência...


Jul 16, 2015, 06:00 ET Constant Connectivity, Mobile Applications, and Digital Wallets Part of "Technological Transformation" Changing the Face of Business Travel, According to First-Ever Global Business Traveler Sentiment Index™

Mobile technologies – including Wi-Fi, travel apps and digital wallets – are transforming business travelers' experience around the...


Jul 07, 2015, 09:04 ET Business Travel Spending to Rise Nearly 5 Percent in 2015, But "Erratic" Economic Drivers Limit Growth

U.S. business travel spending will increase by 4.9 percent in 2015 to $302.7 billion, yet ongoing concerns about the U.S. economy will rein-in what...


Jun 22, 2015, 11:00 ET Fundação GBTA prevê que a economia brasileira enfrentará "revezes significativos" e rebaixa a perspectiva dos gastos com viagens de negócios do Brasil em 2015

A Fundação GBTA, a divisão educacional e de pesquisa da Associação Mundial de Viagens de Negócios (GBTA --Global...


Jun 22, 2015, 11:00 ET GBTA Foundation Forecasts that Brazil's Economy Faces 'Significant Headwinds' and Downgrades Outlook for Brazil's Business Travel Spend in 2015

The GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – today announced the results of its...


Jun 11, 2015, 08:57 ET Western Europe Business Travel Spend On Solid Footing, Growth Expected in 2015 and 2016

 The GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), today announces the results of its...


Jun 11, 2015, 08:00 ET La spesa per i viaggi d'affari in Europa occidentale poggia su basi solide, crescita attesa nel 2015 e 2016

-- La Spagna sorprende con dei risultati forti nei viaggi d'affari nel 2014 La Fondazione GBTA (associazione internazionale dei viaggi...


Jun 11, 2015, 08:00 ET Les dépenses en voyages d'affaires en Europe occidentale reposent sur une base solide, on s'attend à une croissance en 2015 et 2016

-- L'Espagne crée la surprise grâce à ses solides résultats en voyages d'affaires en 2014 La GBTA Foundation, la branche...


Jun 11, 2015, 08:00 ET Ausgaben für Geschäftsreisen in Westeuropa auf solider Basis, Wachstum erwartet für 2015 und 2016

-- Spanien überrascht für 2014 mit starker Performance bei Geschäftsreisen Die GBTA Foundation, die Bildungs- und...


Jun 11, 2015, 08:00 ET El viaje empresarial en Europa occidental sigue un paso firme: se espera crecimiento en 2015 y 2016

-- España sorprende con un fuerte rendimiento del viaje empresarial en 2014 La GBTA Foundation, el brazo de educación e...


Jun 01, 2015, 12:16 ET The Loss Of An Icon

On Friday, May 29, we at the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) were deeply saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Ed Gilligan. Ed was...