Posted in Culture Policy Risk

Researchers Advocate Doing More For The Safety Of Female Business Travelers

When it comes to the needs of women business travelers, safety and security understandably are the top issues. The considerations range from ground transportation safety…

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GBTA Impels Local Groups To Become Full-Fledged Chapters, Ditches ‘Affiliate’ Level

Affiliates of the Global Business Travel Association have until Jan. 1 to decide to either become full-fledged GBTA chapters or sever ties. The large groups…

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How Mental Health Issues And In-Trip Behavior Heighten Business Travel Risk

An International SOS Foundation study of international business travelers’ health and wellness uncovered some new points, according to researchers. One was that few companies accounted for…

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GBTA’s McCormick: Creating Conference Content Should Be ‘Like Church And State’

It was a remarkable rebuke. During the Global Business Travel Association convention in August, one of the association’s board members chastised a seminar speaker mid-session…

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GBTA Study Group Endorses Hotel Safety And Security Directory Concept

San Diego – A Global Business Travel Association GLP team wants to build a directory of hotel properties that clear a safety and security screening…

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Vic Pynn On Three Questions Every Industry Leader Must Ask

There’s a common concern that as professionals from older generations wrap up their careers, the corporate travel profession won’t find enough younger talent to fill…

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Posted in Methods Negotiating Suppliers

Buyers, Hotels Walk The Walk On RFP Angst

Complaining about the hotel request for proposals process is an annual rite. During the past few years, more buyers, hoteliers and intermediaries did something about…

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