GBTA Convention 2017 To have General David Petraeus As Featured Speaker

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today (April 11, 2017)  announced former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director and General David Petraeus (U.S. Army, Ret.) as a featured speaker at GBTA Convention 2017, July 15 – 19 in Boston. General… Read the full press release

Michael Phelps announces as featured speaker at GBTA Convention 2017, July 15-19 in Boston

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today (February 7, 2017) announced Michael Phelps will be a featured speaker at GBTA Convention 2017, July 15-19 in Boston. A conversation with Michael Phelps, one of the most decorated athletes in the history… Read the full press release

Registration for GBTA Convention 2017 in Boston now open

Convention Registration is Officially Open  Alexandria, VA, 2016-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the business travel industry, is pleased to announce the launch of registration for GBTA Convention 2017. The largest, most comprehensive annual gathering of business travel and meetings managers, meeting planners, procurement professionals and… Read the full press release

GBTA launches its operations in Australia and New Zealand in partnership with btTB

Partnership Officially Launches in May 2017 with Inaugural Joint Conference in Sydney Alexandria, VA , 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – is pleased to announce the launch of its operations in Australia and New Zealand in partnership with btTB…. Read the full press release

United Airlines president Oscar Munoz to speak at GBTA Convention 2016

Alexandria, VA, 2016-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced Oscar Munoz, president and CEO of United Airlines, will be a featured speaker at GBTA Convention 2016, July 16-20 in Denver, Colorado. Munoz will speak at Center Stage on… Read the full press release

Global Business Travel Association further expands globally with the launch of GBTA India

India Currently 10th Largest Business Travel Market in the World, Poised for Breakout Growth Alexandria, VA/Gurgaon, 2016-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today announced the launch of GBTA India as part of its continuing global expansion. GBTA’s initial focus in the region… Read the full press release

Internationally acclaimed actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus to speak at GBTA Convention 2016, July 16-20 in Denver, Colorado

Alexandria, VA, 2016-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced internationally acclaimed actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus will be a featured speaker at GBTA Convention 2016, July 16-20 in Denver, Colorado. Louis-Dreyfus will speak at Convention Arena on Monday, July 18. “Julia… Read the full press release

GBTA BTI™ Outlook – U.S. 2015 Q4: U.S. business travel will continue to grow at stable and steady rates despite global volatility

U.S. Business Travel Spending to Hit $299.9 Billion in 2016, $310.4 Billion in 2017 Alexandria, VA, 2016-1-14 — /Travel PR News/ — U.S. business travel will continue to grow at stable and steady rates over the next two years, despite significant headwinds from Asia Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East. These findings are part of the… Read the full press release

The Global Business Travel Association announces two regional vice president appointments: Catherine McGavock and Kevin Maguire

Hank Roeder, Vice President of Global Operations to Retire Alexandria, VA, 2015-5-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced two regional vice president appointments: Catherine McGavock and Kevin Maguire. Catherine McGavock has been promoted to Regional Vice President – EMEA…. Read the full press release

GBTA called on the US Department of Transportation to quickly require all airlines to increase their transparency and disclose all baggage and other ancillary fees

DOT Must Require Airlines to Disclose all Fees ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2014-10-2 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) called on the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to move quickly to require all airlines to increase their transparency and disclose all baggage and other ancillary fees.  According to comments filed by GTBA as part… Read the full press release

GBTA announces the formation of the San Antonio Chapter of GBTA

GBTA Hits Milestone in Chapter Integration Providing New Benefits to GBTA Chapter Members Alexandria, VA, 2014-9-3 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – recently announced the formation of the San Antonio Chapter of GBTA. An initial February 2014 meeting in San Antonio showed… Read the full press release

GBTA: U.S.-generated business travel spending expected to increase 6.8% to $292.3 billion in 2014

GBTA Forecast Anticipates Nearly 7% Year-Over-Year Rise in Spending, Indicating Confidence in U.S. Economic Recovery Alexandria, VA, 2014-7-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A leading travel industry forecast finds U.S.-originated business travel grew nearly 3% year-over-year, with company spending for business travelers increasing 7.6% to $71.2 billion during 2014 Q1 / the first quarter of 2014. This indicates… Read the full press release

GBTA executive director and COO Michael W. McCormick named member of the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board

Alexandria, VA, 2014-04-3 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry—is pleased to announce that Michael W. McCormick, GBTA executive director and COO, has been named a member of the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board. As a new member, he joins the Board which serves as… Read the full press release

TSA Administrator John Pistole will be featured speaker at Center Stage at the GBTA Convention 2014, July 26-30 in Los Angeles

Alexandria, VA, 2014-2-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole will be a featured speaker at Center Stage at the GBTA Convention 2014 to be held July 26-30 in Los Angeles, Calif…. Read the full press release

GBTA announced registration is open for GBTA Convention 2014 in Los Angeles, Calif., July 26-30

Alexandria, VA, USA, 2013-12-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – announced today registration is open for the GBTA Convention 2014 in Los Angeles, Calif., July 26-30. The annual convention is the largest, most comprehensive annual gathering of business travel and meetings managers, meeting planners,… Read the full press release

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and Georgia Business Travel Association renewed their partnership

Alexandria, VA, 2013-12-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – and the Georgia Business Travel Association announced today that Georgia BTA is renewing its affiliation with GBTA. “We look forward to working together with Georgia BTA to create more robust opportunities for education and networking… Read the full press release

GBTA survey: ongoing government shutdown and potential default could impact business travel

Final GBTA BTI™ Outlook of the Year Shows Rising Momentum, But GBTA Sees Serious Concerns from Business Travel Professionals Alexandria, VA, 2013-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Business travel spending is expected to see a robust year in 2014 fueled by steady corporate profits, increases in business investment and an improving U.S. economy. However, the ongoing government shutdown… Read the full press release

GBTA Michael W. McCormick applauding U.S. Global Entry Expansion

Nearly 100 Business Travelers Interviewed at GBTA Convention 2013 for Global Entry Program Alexandria, VA, 2013-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Global Business Travel Association Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer Michael W. McCormick issued the following statement today applauding expanding eligibility for participation in Global Entry as U.S. Customs and Border Protection published a Federal Register notice that… Read the full press release