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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...

Jul 30, 2014, 09:42 ET
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Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone, Industry Execs Highlight Day Two at GBTA Convention

 The Global Business Travel Association—the voice of the global business travel industry—kicked off the second day of GBTA...

Jul 29, 2014, 10:00 ET
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GBTA Foundation Partners with American Express To Develop New Business Traveler Sentiment Index

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

Jul 29, 2014, 09:34 ET
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Kevin Spacey, Industry Executives Highlight Day One of GBTA Convention

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the business travel industry—kicked off the first day of the annual GBTA...

Jul 28, 2014, 08:01 ET
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Asia Pacific, led by China, Dominates Global Business Travel

Business travel in Asia Pacific, led by a dominant China, outpaces the rest of the world, according to a newly released travel forecast by the GBTA...

Jul 16, 2014, 08:46 ET
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GBTA Foundation Study Examines Payment Solutions for Travel Managers, Business Travelers

 Two new reports issued today by the GBTA Foundation — the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)...

Jul 15, 2014, 09:03 ET
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GBTA Announces Google Head of Travel David Pavelko as Featured Speaker at GBTA Convention 2014

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry—today announced David Pavelko, head of...

Jul 08, 2014, 09:18 ET
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U.S. Business Travel Spending Projected to Top $292 Billion in 2014

A leading travel industry forecast finds U.S.-originated business travel grew nearly 3% year-over-year, with company spending for business...

Jul 01, 2014, 09:01 ET
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GBTA Announces Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone as Featured Speaker at 2014 GBTA Convention

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry—today announced Biz Stone, co-founder...

Jun 18, 2014, 10:00 ET
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GBTA Announces Executive Leadership Panel at GBTA Convention 2014

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry—today announced a new panel to be...

Jun 05, 2014, 09:00 ET
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GBTA Foundation Forecasts 7.6 Percent Growth for India's Business Travel Spend in 2015

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