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Nov 24, 2014, 10:32 ET

Report shows that travel health insurance saved Canadians more than $138 million

TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The vast majority (95.3 per cent) of Canadians who purchased individual travel health insurance policies had their...

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 19, 2014, 12:29 ET

The Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada - Interview Advisory

Travel health insurance: Ensure your claim is paid   TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Travel health insurance is designed to pay claims. In...

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 21, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Working For Free: U.S. Workforce Forfeits $52.4 Billion in Time Off Benefits Annually

American workers permanently lost a total of 169 million days of paid time off (PTO) across the workforce in 2013, according to a new analysis,...

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 22, 2014, 08:30 ET

National survey of Canadian travellers reveals that more people plan to travel this winter

But, only 47 per cent of Canadians make travel insurance a priority, a cause for concern given the cost of uninsured medical care TORONTO, Sept....

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 19, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Study: Fear Of Being Replaced And Poor Communication Prevent American Workers From Taking Time Off

Fear of being replaced and work piling up coupled with a lack of employer support and communication is keeping Americans from using the time off...

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, 19:18 ET

National Tour Association Brings Vital Economic Impact to Oregon

The National Tour Association (NTA), the leading association for professional tour operators, is bringing its annual retreat, Contact, to...

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...