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Apr 23, 2015, 10:26 ET
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Airline CEOs to Discuss Future of Airline Competition

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 23, 2015 The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry –...

Apr 23, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Dramatic Business Travel Growth for India Continues

 The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation, the voice of the global business travel industry, today announces the results of its...

Apr 16, 2015, 09:31 ET
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GBTA Convention Panel to Examine Future of Travel Distribution Landscape

 The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today unveiled its first of...

Apr 14, 2015, 08:04 ET
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U.S. Business Travel Volume Projected To Rise Over Next Two Years

 U.S. business travel volume is expected to increase over the next two years, as the U.S. economy moves into higher gear. Meanwhile, lower oil...

Apr 09, 2015, 09:04 ET
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GBTA Announces First-Ever GBTA Convention 2015 Media Day

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) today announced the organization's...

Mar 12, 2015, 10:48 ET
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GBTA Study Finds Global Hotel Programs Don't Fit "Cookie-Cutter" Mold

There is no "cookie-cutter" or one-size-fits-all global hotel program in Latin America and Asia Pacific, according to a new study by the GBTA...

Mar 10, 2015, 08:03 ET
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Early Signs Show Economic Policies in China Having Long Term Positive Impact on Business Travel, Economic Growth

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

Mar 03, 2015, 16:00 ET
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GBTA Relieved DHS Shutdown Averted

 Today, Congress passed legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security through the rest of this fiscal year, ensuring that the...

Jan 15, 2015, 08:04 ET
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GBTA Convention 2015 Coming to Orlando: #Sharing

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

Jan 13, 2015, 08:04 ET
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U.S. Business Travel Spending Projected to Top $310 Billion in 2015

U.S. business travel ended 2014 on a high note, with record spending expected to reach $292.2 billion. The projection for 2015 also remains strong,...

Nov 24, 2014, 08:01 ET
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GBTA Foundation Significantly Upgrades Business Travel Outlook for India

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation, the voice of the global business travel industry, today announces the results of its...

Nov 20, 2014, 09:15 ET
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Compensation for Travel Management Professionals Up 6 Percent Year-Over-Year

The majority of travel buyers (72 percent) are satisfied with their salaries, with average total compensation climbing six percent higher this year...

Nov 13, 2014, 08:03 ET
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GBTA Foundation Forecasts Western Europe Business Travel Spend to Grow in 2014 and 2015

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

Oct 30, 2014, 08:01 ET
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GBTA Foundation Forecasts China Business Travel Spend to See Double Digit Increases in 2014, 2015

 The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation, the voice of the global business travel industry, today announced the results of its...

Oct 07, 2014, 08:03 ET
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U.S. Business Travel Industry Spends $72.8 Billion in Q2

A leading travel industry forecast found business travelers spent an estimated $72.8 billion on U.S.-originated business travel during the second...

Sep 24, 2014, 10:33 ET
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Minor Air Travel Mishaps Create Major Business Disruptions

Air travel mishaps, such as delayed flights, cancelled flights and missed connections, are by far the most common travel problem encountered by...

Sep 09, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Fundação GBTA prevê crescimento mais lento para gastos em viagens de negócios do Brasil

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

Aug 12, 2014, 09:02 ET
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GBTA, CWT Release 2015 Global Travel Price Outlook Giving Companies Comprehensive Look at Year Ahead

The GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), today released a new joint 2015 Global Travel...

Jul 31, 2014, 09:26 ET
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Entertainers, Thought-Provoking Speakers and Policy Makers Take the Stage for Final Day of GBTA Convention

 The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry— concluded its annual GBTA...

Jul 30, 2014, 15:24 ET
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GBTA Foundation Announces "Gift of Knowledge" Initiative: Delivering Business Travel Education in China

 The GBTA Foundation – the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association – announced today at GBTA...