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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...

Jun 03, 2014, 10:00 ET
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GBTA Announces American Express Global Business Travel President and CEO Bill Glenn as Featured Speaker During GBTA Convention 2014

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry—today announced Bill Glenn, President...

May 22, 2014, 12:04 ET
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GBTA Rolls Out Global Leaders Directory 2014

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

May 21, 2014, 16:31 ET
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U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Action on IATA NDC (Resolution 787)

Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) tentatively approved a proposal for a data transmission standard that was submitted by the...

May 15, 2014, 09:53 ET

More Than 1,000 Business Travel Buyers Registered for GBTA Convention 2014, Earliest in Convention History

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry—announced that more than 1,000 business...

May 14, 2014, 09:00 ET
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GBTA Announces Award Winning Actor and Comedian Jason Alexander as Featured Speaker at 2014 GBTA Convention

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry—today announced award winning actor and...

May 13, 2014, 12:59 ET
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GBTA Comments On The Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 (HR 4156)

 The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry— commented on the Transparent...

Apr 30, 2014, 09:00 ET
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GBTA Announces Concur CEO Steve Singh as Featured Speaker During GBTA Convention 2014

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced Steve Singh, Concur...