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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.


Sojern Reveals Travel Trends for Q3

According to Sojern’s third quarter report, leisure travel accounted for 72% of U.S. travel bookings while business travel only accounted for 28%.


Sojern Releases 2013 Summer Travel Trends

After analyzing 520 million travel data points, Sojern, a traveler engagement platform, reveals leisure travel accounted for 57% of U.S. summer travel in 2013.


GBTA Study Finds Business Travel Spending to Grow Globally

The latest Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) BTI Outlook found that developing markets, especially in the Asia Pacific and Latin America regions, will play a key role in the business travel industry over the next several years.


GBTA Upgrades 2013 Business Travel Forecast for U.S.

The GBTA released the latest GBTA BTI Outlook report on the U.S., revealing increases in business travel, group spending and its BTI score.


Business Travel Growth in Western Europe Expected to Improve, GBTA Forecasts

While challenges remain for the Southern Europe economies, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) forecasts that business travel will increase within Germany and the UK, particularly domestic business travel spend.


Frequent Travelers Least Stressed by Picking Up Rentals, Says TripIt Survey

TripIt found that exercising, eating healthy and returning home to a to-do list are more stressful for travelers than picking up car rentals or checking in to the airport.


Global Business Travel Association Supports Reintroduced JOLT Act

The GBTA commends the Jobs Originated through Launching Travel (JOLT) Act for its aim to increase international business travel by reducing travel restrictions.


GBTA Announces Plans for Chapter System in Atlanta

Working with the GBTA board of directors and staff, a new task force will create a local chapter membership plan for Atlanta and the surrounding markets.


Sixt Car Rental Partners with Singapore Airlines

Under the new partnership, members of Singapore Airlines’ frequent flyer program will have the opportunity to earn 500 miles with every Sixt car rental.


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