Amid calls for more members of GBTA's board to step down, it's interesting to contemplate what happens to open seats. It's possible that the choice of replacements would end the U.S. lock on the powerful board. The Virginia-based association 10 years ago next month announced it would changed its name from the "National" to the "Global" Business Travel Association.
Before starting The Company Dime with David Jonas in 2014, journalist Jay Campbell a decade earlier created travel business newsletter The Beat. In 2006, Jay co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 helped integrate them with Business Travel News. He served as BTN's editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University. He would be happy to connect on LinkedIn.