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GBTA Throws Its Lot In With ASTA, Ground Transport Groups To Seek Relief

The Global Business Travel Association lent its support to the American Society of Travel Advisors as industry groups press Washington for financial aid. Some individual…

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Coronavirus Fears Bite At Business Travel

A U.S.-based, multinational retailer with a household name has banned all international travel to reduce risk from the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Other organizations…

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How Business Travelers Got Caught Up In Immigration Politics, What Could Be Next And Why GBTA Took A Position Some Didn’t Expect

Lawsuits filed Monday by the New York State Attorney General and New York Civil Liberties Union accused the federal government of multiple violations of the…

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GBTA Supports But U.S. Travel And ASTA Oppose Trump Administration Move To Exclude New York Residents From Trusted Traveler Programs

The Global Business Travel Association expressed support for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s decision to suspend enrollments and renewals in Global Entry and related…

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Caitlin Gomez Parlays GBTA Ladders, Winit Experience Into A New Group For Women In Business: The Lasso

New York — A business travel executive’s new women’s group will hold its first monthly meeting here Thursday. The organization will offer participating women a…

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Complexity In Ground Transport Gives Rise To Outsourced Management

Longtime ground transportation tech integrator Groundspan recently created a side business out of helping clients source suppliers and keep them honest. It’s no wonder there…

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To Make A Virtual Agent, IBM Says, Put The Conversation Before The Device

IBM isn’t interested in building a booking engine, but its researchers are working to help business travelers with the post-booking trip experience. The tech giant…

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