A plurality of premium travelers from developing countries around the world say they have taken more international trips in the past twelve months and expect to take even more over the next twelve months, according to new research released today by the Global Business Travel Association Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).
The Global Business Travel Association (“GBTA”), the world’s premier business travel and corporate meetings organization, announces the results of its inaugural GBTA BTI™ Outlook – Brazil, sponsored by VISA. The GBTA BTI™ Outlook – Brazil includes the GBTA Business Travel Index™ (GBTA BTI™). The GBTA BTI™ provides a way to distill market performance and the outlook for business travel into a single metric that can be tracked over time.
The Global Business Travel Association — the voice of the global business travel industry — has announced the appointment of a new general manager for Australia and New Zealand. Rachel Harper joins GBTA with a business development background in commercial sales, operations and marketing from the travel and technology industries across large global corporates, TMCs and industry organisations.
Okura Hotels & Resorts and JAL Hotels will exhibit together at the Global Business Travel Association’s (GBTA) 2011 convention for the first time. The two hotel organizations are both owned by Hotel Okura Co., Ltd., which acquired JAL Hotels Co., Ltd., operator of the Nikko Hotels International and Hotel JAL City hotel groups, in September 2010.