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Innovation and the Future of Business Travel Highlight GBTA Convention 2019

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) - the voice of the global business travel industry, wrapped up its 51st annual Convention this week in Chicago. Technology and the future of business travel management were the predominant themes throughout the five-day industry gathering that brought together over 7,000 travel professionals and industry leaders.

Travel Experience Impacts Retention and Reduces Corporate Turn Over

Most travel buyers agree companies can improve employee retention or reduce turnover through various traveler-centric efforts. These include travel upgrades such as business class (80%), better quality technology (80%), more traveler-centric policies (77%), additional time off for frequent travel (73%), better customer service from their TMC/travel program (68%), better quality vendors/suppliers (63%), and less strict rules (53%).

Reflecting on the Success of HITEC Minneapolis, HFTP Thanks Student Volunteers

One of Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals' (HFTP's) priorities as an organization is to support students who are working towards higher degrees within the industry. While any full-time hospitality student can sign up for free association membership, several student members are also invited annually to volunteer behind the scenes at the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC) in North America.

GBTA Announces Launch Of New Accommodations RFP

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today announced the launch of the new Accommodations RFP. The updated RFP reflects the changing marketplace to include various accommodation solutions that buyers are using and considering for their travel programs.