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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 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...


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...


May 14, 2015, 08:11 ET GBTA Announces Silicon Valley Icon and Philanthropist Steve Wozniak as Featured Speaker at GBTA Convention 2015

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced Silicon Valley icon...


Apr 23, 2015, 09:00 ET 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...


Jan 15, 2015, 08:04 ET 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...


Jul 31, 2014, 09:26 ET 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 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 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 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 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 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 15, 2014, 09:03 ET 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 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 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...