Kate Vasiloff

Research Manager at GBTA Foundation

Kate Vasiloff

Kate Vasiloff is a Research Manager at the GBTA Foundation, the research and education arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). As such, Kate is responsible for developing and managing partner research studies on a variety of business travel-related topics. Prior to working for GBTA, Kate conducted public opinion polling for political, non-profit organizations. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Survey Methodology from the University of Connecticut.

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Are Corporate Travel Programs Getting the Hotel Rates They Negotiate?

The GBTA Foundation, the education arm of the Global Business Travel Association, in partnership with HRS Global Hotel Solutions, conducted a global survey to assess if and how travel managers audit their hotel rates as well as reasons why some travel programs choose not to do so.

The Road To Successful Partnerships Between Hoteliers And Travel Buyers

The success of most companies relies on the relationships built around it, whether that is with customers, suppliers or other partners. Successful partnerships are not built overnight, however, and can often take years to develop, requiring great effort by all parties.

Average Compensation For U.S. Travel Buyers Gets Moderate Year-over-Year Bump

Average compensation for U.S. travel buyers saw a moderate 1.8 percent year-over-year increase in 2016 reaching $114,000, according to an annual study released today by the GBTA Foundation. Despite only a modest increase, almost three-quarters (73 percent) of travel buyers are satisfied with their compensation, while only 8 percent are dissatisfied – in line with the past two years and a dramatic decrease in those dissatisfied since 2013.