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The Business of Travel is the official podcast of the Global Business Travel Association covering all things related to business travel. Expect weekly episodes each featuring several short interviews with industry experts and thought leaders on a range of key issues affecting the business travel industry. Visit gbta.org to learn more.

The Business of Travel GBTA

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The Business of Travel is the official podcast of the Global Business Travel Association covering all things related to business travel. Expect weekly episodes each featuring several short interviews with industry experts and thought leaders on a range of key issues affecting the business travel industry. Visit gbta.org to learn more.

    Sustainable Corporate Travel in Europe

    Sustainable Corporate Travel in Europe

    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. This study explores how corporate travel managers address sustainability in their travel programs, and how environmental awareness might shape the future of corporate travel programs.

    • 12 min
    The Evolution of Corporate Travel Content

    The Evolution of Corporate Travel Content

    Today we’re talking about new research from GBTA in partnership SAP Concur, looking at the evolution of corporate travel content. As innovation and technology continue to disrupt nearly every aspect of an organization, this recent study of U.S. travel managers explores the impact of such changes on corporate travel management and reveals interesting insights on the evolution of the role of the travel manager in a world of digital disruption.  Discussing these findings with me today is Ralph Colunga, Thought Leader, Travel and Expense Technology Solutions.

    • 9 min
    How Blind Spend is Impacting Your Travel Program

    How Blind Spend is Impacting Your Travel Program

    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.

    • 19 min
    GBTA’s Broadcast Studio Live from Toronto

    GBTA’s Broadcast Studio Live from Toronto

    On the podcast today, you’ll hear GBTA Executive Director and COO Mike McCormick’s interviews with GBTA Canadian Regional Advisory Board Chair Sharlene Ketwaroo-Nanoo of Rogers Communications, Canadian Olympic Gold Medal winning Women’s Hockey Coach Danièle Sauvageau and GBTA Allied Leadership Council President Scott Solombrino. View all of the interviews from Mexico City on GBTA’s YouTube channel.
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    • 19 min
    GBTA's Broadcast Studio Comes to Mexico City

    GBTA's Broadcast Studio Comes to Mexico City

    Today's episode features a preview of the latest GBTA Broadcast Studio efforts. For the first time, we took the Studio to Mexico for GBTA Conference 2019 – Mexico City. You’ll hear GBTA Executive Director and COO Mike McCormick’s interviews with Luis Barrios, President and CEO, Hoteles City Express; Anko Van Der Werff, Chief Revenue Officer, Aeromexico; and Beat Wille, Country General Manager – Mexico, BCD Travel. View all of the interviews from Mexico City on GBTA’s YouTube channel.

    • 23 min
    #BalanceForBetter - Celebrating Women in Travel

    #BalanceForBetter - Celebrating Women in Travel

    On today’s episode we celebrate Women’s History Month. We highlight WINiT and GBTA activities that took place around International Women’s Day earlier this month as well, including the launch of the inaugural WINiT awards. This episode also features two women actively making an impact on our industry. First up, you’ll hear from Becca Rabinowitz of SpotHero followed by Mick Lee, the original founder of WINiT.

    • 29 min

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