Articles tagged “gbta”

Business Travel

Corp Travel Agencies Need to Start Unbundling Services

If more companies plan on building travel programs using tech from a mix of agencies "like a Lego house," the larger agencies need to start accommodating that, delegates at the Global Business Travel Association's European conference heard.

Corp Travel Agencies Need to Start Unbundling Services

Business Travel

Amex GBT CEO Says Greener Air Travel Starts With Building More Sustainable Fuel Plants — Now

European politicians are planning legislation that requires airlines to use more sustainable fuel by 2030, but there's very little going around. One solution is to start building more production plants now, to create enough in time. But what Amex GBT's chief Paul Abbott wants to know is who's paying to build them?

Amex GBT CEO Says Greener Air Travel Starts With Building More Sustainable Fuel Plants — Now

Business Travel

TUI Takes Its Own Remote Working Further With Free Hotel Stays

Being a mega-tour operator must play some part in the success of its Workwide program, where employees have surpassed 10,000 days working abroad. But plenty of other non-tourism companies can learn from TUI when it comes to offering blended travel as a perk. It's not rocket science.

TUI Takes Its Own Remote Working Further With Free Hotel Stays

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United Airlines Sees Post-Labor Day Corporate Travel Bump

United Airlines saw an increase in corporate travel bookings after Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer in the U.S. "We did see in September another several points tick up in corporate travel buying," United Vice President of Sales Strategy & Effectiveness Glenn Hollister said at the ATPCO Elevate conference in Arlington, Va., Tuesday. Those…

Business Travel

The Cities With the Highest Costs to Co-Work

A snapshot of how much it costs to go flex reveals few discrepancies in pricing, but some telltale signs of where prices could be about to soar.

The Cities With the Highest Costs to Co-Work

Business Travel

Travel Managers Urged to Get a Handle on Remote Workers

Hybrid work is here to stay, but most companies aren’t taking control of the management of co-work or flexible office spaces in the same way they manage travel. And that’s going to become a costly mistake.

Travel Managers Urged to Get a Handle on Remote Workers

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Egencia President Stresses Independence Under New Owner Amex GBT

Plenty of pandemic-era agency acquisitions are wrapping up, and it's notable that some brand names are disappearing. Egencia's boss is adamant that won't be the case with this deal.

Egencia President Stresses Independence Under New Owner Amex GBT

Business Travel

Southwest Joins Airlines Looking to Provide More Travel Management Tools

A trio of airlines have overhauled their corporate platforms in the past seven days. The focus is on self-service, and managing perks as well as discounts, which could help them gain more direct business from smaller companies that are spearheading the recovery.

Southwest Joins Airlines Looking to Provide More Travel Management Tools

Business Travel

Don’t Expect Full Business Travel Recovery Now Until 2026

An extra drag of 18 months won’t be welcome news for hotels and airlines counting on a faster recovery. The latest Global Business Travel Association forecast makes for somber reading.

Don’t Expect Full Business Travel Recovery Now Until 2026

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3 Questions That Need Answering at This Year’s Global Business Travel Association Convention

This is the main event. Of course the Global Business Travel Association has held previous conferences in San Diego before at the city's waterfront convention center — but never after such a drawn-out downturn. The association did manage to squeeze its annual convention in last year, in Chicago, but mostly minus the European contingent who…