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The Business of Travel

Welcome to GBTA's official podcast covering all things business travel!

Sep 29, 2023

In the inaugural episode of "GBTA-AI," a series exploring the role that AI has to play in business travel, host Kevin Fliess, GBTA's Chief Marketing Officer, brings together a panel of experts in the field of artificial intelligence and business travel. Joining the discussion are Tom Allen, CEO at AI Journal; Sam Hilgendorf, CIO at Fox World Travel; and Mat Orrego, CEO and co-founder of Cornerstone Information Systems. This episode serves as the foundation for a long-term conversation on the transformative impact of AI on the business travel industry. The panel explores the concept of generative AI and its potential to reshape various aspects of business, providing valuable insights and setting the stage for future episodes that will delve deeper into this evolving and impactful topic. 

The Business of Travel Podcast is your ultimate guide to navigating the ever-evolving realm of business travel. Each week, a new episode hosted by seasoned corporate travel professionals presents an engaging and enlightening exploration of key topics shaping the world of business travel today.  

The Business of Travel is the official podcast of the Global Business Travel Association. Visit to learn more. 


Host & Guest Info 


Key Topics Discussed 

- Artificial Intelligence 

- Large Learning Models 

- ChatGPT

-Generative AI


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