Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)

NBTAThe Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is the world's premier business travel and meetings organization. Collectively, GBTA's 5,000-plus members manage over $340 billion of global business travel and meetings expenditures annually. GBTA provides its network of 17,000 business and government travel and meetings managers, as well as travel service providers, with networking events, news, education & professional development, research, and advocacy.
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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.


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.


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.


Marianne Varkiani

Social Media & Communications Specialist at GBTA

Colleen Lerro Gallagher

Director of Communications at GBTA

Michael W. McCormick

Executive Director at the GBTA

Jeanne Liu

Vice President of Research at GBTA

Kate Vasiloff

Research Manager at GBTA Foundation

Monica Sanchez

Research Project Director, GBTA Foundation