GBTA Foundation Launches New Web Services Feature to Hotel RFP
Enhanced Automated Data Transfer Functionality Now Available Globally
The GBTA Foundation, the research and education arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), today announced a new automated online feature to the Hotel RFP. In addition to being global, the Hotel RFP is now more efficient and easier to use because it incorporates XML and web service functionality for automation of data transfer.
GBTA Foundation, along with members of the GBTA Hotel Committee, an International Taskforce comprised of individuals from around the world, and a Technical Task Force, comprised of individuals with a range of technical experience, created the new Hotel RFP to provide members and their respective companies with a global industry standard for hotel negotiations.
The GBTA Hotel RFP is available free to members worldwide and is available in the Resources section of the Hub at www.gbta.org.
About the GBTA Foundation
The GBTA Foundation is the education and research foundation of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's premier business travel and corporate meetings organization. Collectively, GBTA's 5,000-plus members, including travel managers from over 70 of the Fortune 100 companies, represent a global industry of $1 trillion in business travel and meetings expenditures annually. GBTA provides its network of 21,000 business and government travel and meetings managers, as well as travel service providers, with networking events, news, education & professional development, research, and advocacy. The Foundation was established in 1997 to support GBTA's members and the industry as a whole. As the leading education and research foundation in the business travel industry, the GBTA Foundation seeks to fund initiatives to advance the business travel profession. The GBTA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. For more information, visit www.gbta.org and www.gbtafoundation.org.
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