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Michael W. McCormick

Executive Director at the GBTA

Michael W. McCormick

Over the past four years, Mike McCormick has led GBTA through a period of global expansion resulting in member growth of 106 percent over this same period. He oversees the daily operations of the GBTA association, foundation and academy with staff on six continents. McCormick comes to GBTA with more than 25 years of travel industry experience, including leadership positions at such travel brands as Rosenbluth International, PhoCusWright and Travelport. Mike is an avid (frustrated) Philadelphia sports fan, a Notre Dame graduate (go Irish!) and a proud father of six children.

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Brexit's article 50 is triggered: The future of business travel in Europe is at stake

This afternoon in Brussels, GBTA met various leaders including Mr. Tim Figures, Head of the Competitiveness and Market department as part of the Permanent Representation of the United Kingdom to the European Union on this historical day in the future of Europe.

Risk On The Road: Are Business Travelers Packing Fear In Their Briefcase?

Business travelers face a variety of risks – from the mundane to the catastrophic, from pickpockets to global terrorism. In today's world it is important to be prepared no matter the destination. GBTA research shows nearly 85 percent of companies already have travel risk management programs in place and many of these include travel insurance and assistance services for business travelers.

The Ruling On The Travel Ban: A Lose-lose Scenario For Business Travel And The Economy

On Tuesday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco heard arguments from the Department of Justice and opposing attorneys from the states of Washington and Minnesota before they decide the fate of President Trump's executive order banning travel to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries.

Is Election Year Uncertainty Putting U.S. Businesses At Risk?

Today, the GBTA Foundation released its latest quarterly U.S. business travel forecast, slightly downgrading our expectations from the previous quarter. Uncertainty around the upcoming presidential election is among the factors influencing our more pessimistic outlook for U.

Business travel trends: Four things to expect in 2014

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is bullish on the future of business travel. Global business travel spending is on the rise, and they expect that trend to continue through next year and beyond.
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