Tagged Business Travelers

National Launches New ‘Go Like a Pro’ TV Ads

As part of its “Go Like a Pro” advertising campaign, National Car Rental will unveil three new TV commercials featuring actor Patrick Warburton, who presents a humorous approach to the “control enthusiast” business traveler.

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China Expected to Top Business Travel Market in 2016

Business travel spending in China is expected to expand 15.9% in 2014 to $262 billion and increase another 18% in 2015, according to the latest semi-annual “GBTA BTI Outlook – China” report.

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Avis Wins Business Traveler Awards

At this year's Business Traveller Awards 2014 in London, Avis Car Rental was honored as "Best Car Rental Company Worldwide" and "Best Rental Company in Europe."

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Global Business Travel to Hit $1.18 Trillion in 2014

According to a GBTA Foundation report, China leads growth of all 75 countries in the report, having grown from $32 billion in 2000 to $225 billion in 2013.

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Brazil Business Travel to Hit $37B in 2014

Despite two quarters of weaker economic growth in 2013, business travel spending in Brazil is expected to expand 12.5% to $37 billion in 2014 and another 5.9% in 2015, according to the Global Business Travelers Association (GBTA) Foundation.

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China to Surpass U.S. as Top Business Travel Market in 2015

With business travel spending in China expected to expand 17.8% to $309 billion throughout 2015, according to the GBTA, China is poised to overtake the U.S. and become the No. 1 business travel market in the world as early as next year.

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Business Travel Added $491B to U.S. Economy

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation’s “The United States Business Travel Industry: Road Warriors Impact on Jobs and the Economy” study found that business travel was responsible for about 3% of U.S. GDP in 2012 or $491 billion.

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FlightCar Launches New Business Traveler Service

FlightCar’s Business Traveler service pays up to 50 cents per mile to business travelers who rent their car out instead of leaving it unused at the airport.

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U.S. Business Travel to Hit $289.8B in 2014, Reports GBTA

With a stronger than expected finish to 2013, U.S. business travel spending is expected to advance 6.6% to $289.8 billion in 2014, according to the Global Business Travel Association’s “GBTA BTI Outlook — United States 2013 Q4” report.

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GBTA: Best and Worst Travel Taxes in U.S.

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation's annual report examines hotel lodging, car rentals and restaurant meal taxes in the top 50 U.S. destination cities in 2013.

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