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The Business of Travel

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

Sep 8, 2023

GBTA’s Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management has been a core professional development offering for business travelers for nearly a decade. This course is designed for travel buyers overseeing a managed business travel program and suppliers offering travel-related products and services. It serves as the next step after GBTA’s Fundamentals courses as well as a preparatory course for individuals interested in taking the Global Travel Professional (GTP) Examination. 

Instructor Sandy Moring, Managing Director with Strategic Travel Solutions Ltd, is joined by Debbie Iannaci, Vice President, Global Communications, PR & Research with GBTA. Together they explore the history of Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management as well as dive deeper into two of the course’s key takeaways.  


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 

Debbie Iannaci 

Sandy Moring 

Sandy’s extensive experience derives from her varied roles within the world of corporate travel and previously to that, adventure travel. With a strong operational background, plus senior leadership roles in account management, commercial marketing, training and more recently, encouraging the next generation via coaching, she is involved in many projects as a freelance consultant in business re-engineering, travel risk management and sustainability. 


Key Topics Discussed 

- Travel Policy Compliance 

- Travel Risk Managment 


Resources Mentioned 

- Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management Course 

- Fundamentals of Business Travel Management Course 


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