What’s now and what’s next on the road to global business travel’s return and recovery? GBTA CEO Suzanne Neufang shares insights about current industry sentiment, the latest advocacy efforts and what’s on the agenda for GBTA’s global convention in November.
A survey of travel buyers travel in 2021. How much domestic air, hotel and car are you now doing? What changes have you made internally?
A survey of travel buyers’ chief concerns and needs facing into the fog of 2022
A survey of your experience to date of airfare levels, and your expectations for future airline pricing
Why now is the time to start getting ready – not just for travel, but for safer employee travel
Events unfolding in the US will largely shape the industry post-Covid. Three US-based industry leaders get out their crystal balls and discuss where we are heading.
There’s a huge pent up need for business to gather again at conferences and events. How will this look in the future? Will the shift to virtual events remain? What about hybrid events?
When we return to travel, sustainability will be a new imperative. We hear about some practicable measures you can take to reduce your environmental impact.
Will things return to 2019 normal, or will the foreseeable future be a period of trench warfare against outbreaks and pandemics? One of Australia’s leading public health experts discuss what is ahead of us.
What, realistically, is the outlook for international travel? A patchwork of bubbles? There are many questions. Can vaccination passes be systematised? Will route networks have to change? How easily and quickly CAN airlines reinstate services? What will happen to competition? Will airlines be nationalised? Who will come out better, LCCs or legacy carriers?
Meet with peers and suppliers. Go to The Hot Topic Lounge, or Speaker’s Corner. Stop into a virtual booth for a chat or a presentation
Survey update and a reminder to attendees to do the quick questionnaires
As business travel recovers, even gradually, there will likely be a trigger point and a rush on limited surviving supplier resources. Do you need to act soon to lock in arrangements with travel suppliers, despite the uncertainties? What can and should be done with TMCs, IT, hotels, airlines and hire cars?
The winner of the Environmental Travel Management of the Year Award ETMY) talks to us about their successful program; the challenges, the strategy, and how they did it.
We interview two global industry leaders to help us understand and prepare for the big industry changes, many of which are well underway. The supply chain and distribution system have been damaged. As well as contraction and consolidation, there is a change in structure happening. After the rebuild, what will be different? And as travel buyers, what do we need to do differently?
The need for business travel will rise again. Travel managers will be tasked with new duties to ensure the well-being of employees, and there will be a raft of new initiatives from suppliers. In this session we hear of some new ideas and approaches to help with environmental, social and corporate governance.
The results of the surveys, wrap up and thanks