Business Travel Responsible for $40.1 Billion in Canadian GDP, Creates Over 573,000 Jobs

A new report issued today at GBTA Conference 2018 - Toronto reveals the high potential of business travel to drive economic development and business success. The report, produced by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), in partnership with BCD Travel and Air Canada, also reveals the risk to the nation's economy from a downturn in travel.

Survey: Consolidation of Event Programs Leads to Future Success for Travel Managers, Event Planners

Travel, meeting and event program consolidation — when organizations connect internal structures that overlap in function, but have not historically communicated with each other — has grown 62 percent since 2015.

What Happens After Something Happens?

By Marianne Varkiani

As recent events have shown us, emergency preparedness can often be the difference between life and death. Over the past few months alone, we have witnessed the utter devastation caused by multiple natural disasters in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Texas and California.

GBTA Unveils All-New Digital Platform at gbta.org

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry, today announces an all-new gbta.org. The new digital platform is easy to use, mobile-friendly, streamlined and most importantly makes searching for information simple.

Access to Risk Management Services Still Far From Universal

The vast majority of business travellers feel their companies take duty of care seriously, yet access to various risk management services is far from universal, according to new research released today from the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association.

Access to Risk Management Services Still Far From Universal

The vast majority of business travellers feel their companies take duty of care seriously, yet access to various risk management services is far from universal, according to new research released today from the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association.

DOT Launches Forces to Flyers Initiative

Today, the Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao, announced a new initiative to support military veterans as they prepare for careers as airline pilots. Forces to Flyers is a three-year program aimed at helping our veterans receive the training they need to become certified as new commercial pilots, preserving and increasing air service to rural and small communities, and assisting veterans in finding employment.

Active Shooter Situation: A Look at How to Respond

The recent Las Vegas attack, where at least 59 people died and more than 500 others were injured by an active gunman on the 32nd floor of a hotel, has re-ignited the thought in everyone’s mind around active shooter preparedness and the best way to respond in emergency situations.

What Happens After Something Happens?

As recent events have shown us, emergency preparedness can often be the difference between life and death. Over the past few months alone, we have witnessed the utter devastation caused by multiple natural disasters in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Texas and California.

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