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The Business of Travel

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

Oct 20, 2023

Business of Travel 

Using Technology for Simple Meetings Success 

October 20, 2023 

In-person meetings and events are driving industry stabilization and the increasing volume is requiring new approaches. Meetings are coming back strong and this discussion with industry experts Ciaran Delany, Hubli and Meredith Smith FESTIVE ROAD, will give you the trends and insights into how companies are using technology to address challenges and see success. This podcast is moderated by Laurie Scott and brought to you by the GBTA Technology Committee. 

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 

Laurie Scott, Markel 

Meredith Smith, FESTIVE ROAD 

Ciaran Delany, Hubli 

Key Topics Discussed 

- Meetings Technology 

- Simple Meetings 

- Meetings Management 


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