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The Business of Travel

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

Jul 13, 2022

Last year, GBTA released our flagship report—the Business Travel Index or BTI—in partnership with HRS. The BTI estimates business travel spend around the world and forecasts spending five years into the future. With a new BTI set for release at the GBTA Convention in August 2022, and a VUCA (Volatility,...


Jul 1, 2022

On episode 3 of this 4-part series we learn how travel can turn to Gold.  Hosts Amy Thiessen and Greg Bell chat with 3-time Gold-medal winning coach of the US Women's Water Polo team, Adam Krikorian.  Adam has a nearly perfect record with the team, and we learn that travel, particularly transformational travel, has been...


Dec 20, 2019

Today we’re talking about new research from GBTA in partnership SAP Concur, looking at sustainable corporate travel in Europe. As efforts to increase environmental awareness have given rise to ecotourism and “flight shaming” in the consumer space, it’s unclear how these efforts impact corporate travel programs....


May 30, 2019

Today’s episode of The Business of Travel tackles the topic of blind spend and how it impacts your travel program. Charlie Sultan, Senior Vice President of Supplier Services at SAP Concur and a member of GBTA’s Technology Committee shares his expertise on the subject.

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Apr 29, 2019

Today’s episode of The Business of Travel features a preview of the latest GBTA Broadcast Studio efforts. For the third year there, we took the Studio on the road to Canada for GBTA Conference 2019 – Toronto. Nearly 60 industry leaders joined us at the Studio, sharing their insights on the latest industry trends and...