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Apr 29, 2019, 18:00 ET Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Announces Michael W. McCormick To Leave Role As Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, announced today that after ten years at the...


Dec 09, 2015, 02:58 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 open for GBTA...


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 indicator...


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 weakness...


Jul 28, 2015, 09:02 ET Study Reveals Ground Transportation Usage Patterns and Perceptions In The Business Travel Industry

Rental cars (36 percent) and taxis (24 percent) are the most commonly used methods of ground transportation for business trips followed by...


Jul 16, 2015, 06:49 ET Ständig verfügbare Konnektivität, mobile Applikationen und digitale Geldbörsen verändern als Teil der „technologischen Transformation" nach Erkenntnissen des erstmalig in dieser Form erhobenen Global Business Traveler Sentiment Index™ die Geschäftsreisewelt

Mobile Technologien – unter anderem Wi-Fi, Apps für die Reise und digitale Geldbörsen – transformieren das Reiseerlebnis für Geschäftsreisende rund...


Jul 16, 2015, 06:00 ET Constant Connectivity, Mobile Applications, and Digital Wallets Part of "Technological Transformation" Changing the Face of Business Travel, According to First-Ever Global Business Traveler Sentiment Index™

Mobile technologies – including Wi-Fi, travel apps and digital wallets – are transforming business travelers' experience around the globe. That's...


Jul 16, 2015, 03:25 ET Conectividad constante, aplicaciones móviles y billeteras digitales son parte de la "transformación tecnológica" que está cambiando el rostro de los viajes de negocio, según el primer Business Traveler Sentiment Index™ global

Las tecnologías móviles –que incluyen el wi-fi, las aplicaciones para viajes y las billeteras digitales– están transformando la experiencia de los...


Jul 16, 2015, 03:12 ET Conectividade constante, aplicativos móveis e carteiras digitais fazem parte da "transformação tecnológica" que está mudando a face das viagens de negócios, segundo o inédito Business Traveler Sentiment Index™ global

Tecnologias móveis – incluindo Wi-Fi, aplicativos de viagens e carteiras digitais – estão transformando a experiência dos viajantes a negócios em...


Jul 07, 2015, 09:04 ET Business Travel Spending to Rise Nearly 5 Percent in 2015, But "Erratic" Economic Drivers Limit Growth

U.S. business travel spending will increase by 4.9 percent in 2015 to $302.7 billion, yet ongoing concerns about the U.S. economy will rein-in what...


Jun 22, 2015, 11:00 ET Fundação GBTA prevê que a economia brasileira enfrentará "revezes significativos" e rebaixa a perspectiva dos gastos com viagens de negócios do Brasil em 2015

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


Jun 22, 2015, 11:00 ET GBTA Foundation Forecasts that Brazil's Economy Faces 'Significant Headwinds' and Downgrades Outlook for Brazil's Business Travel Spend in 2015

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


Jun 11, 2015, 08:57 ET Western Europe Business Travel Spend On Solid Footing, Growth Expected in 2015 and 2016

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


Jun 11, 2015, 08:00 ET Ausgaben für Geschäftsreisen in Westeuropa auf solider Basis, Wachstum erwartet für 2015 und 2016

Die GBTA Foundation, die Bildungs- und Forschungsstiftung der Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), veröffentlicht heute die Ergebnisse ihres...


Jun 11, 2015, 08:00 ET La spesa per i viaggi d'affari in Europa occidentale poggia su basi solide, crescita attesa nel 2015 e 2016

La Fondazione GBTA (associazione internazionale dei viaggi d'affari), il braccio per l'educazione e la ricerca della Global Business Travel...


Jun 11, 2015, 08:00 ET El viaje empresarial en Europa occidental sigue un paso firme: se espera crecimiento en 2015 y 2016

La GBTA Foundation, el brazo de educación e investigación de la Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), ha anunciado hoy los resultados de su...


Jun 11, 2015, 08:00 ET Les dépenses en voyages d'affaires en Europe occidentale reposent sur une base solide, on s'attend à une croissance en 2015 et 2016

La GBTA Foundation, la branche axée sur l'éducation et la recherche de la Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), a annoncé aujourd'hui les...


Jun 01, 2015, 12:16 ET The Loss Of An Icon

On Friday, May 29, we at the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) were deeply saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Ed Gilligan. Ed was the...


May 20, 2015, 08:01 ET GBTA Announces FOX News Channel's Megyn Kelly as Featured Speaker at GBTA Convention 2015

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced FOX News Channel anchor Megyn...


May 19, 2015, 09:31 ET Overwhelming Majority of Companies Keep Travelers Safe Through Travel Risk Management Protocols

The GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), today unveiled a study finding an overwhelming...


May 15, 2015, 10:00 ET Executives to Discuss Differentiating Brands in a Sharing Economy

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today unveiled another panel in an exciting...


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 Steve Wozniak...


May 06, 2015, 08:04 ET GBTA Announces Award Winning Actor Kevin Bacon as Featured Speaker at GBTA Convention 2015

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced award winning film, television and ...