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Protections for the Traveling LGBTQ+ Workforce

The Business of Travel

Release Date: 08/25/2023

Navigating the Shift: From DEI to Inclusion show art Navigating the Shift: From DEI to Inclusion

The Business of Travel

Building an Inclusive Organizational Culture: This episode, brought to you by the GBTA Inclusion and Culture Committee, will explore the significance of transitioning from a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) framework to one that emphasizes inclusion. We will discuss how fostering a culture of inclusion can positively impact employee engagement, retention, and overall organizational success.   Music track is   Licensed under Creative Commons:  

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Careers, Change and Hot Topics: Insights from the GBTA Industry Poll April 2024 show art Careers, Change and Hot Topics: Insights from the GBTA Industry Poll April 2024

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Unveiling the April 2024 GBTA industry poll results, this episode of The Business of Travel explores the levels of satisfaction and optimism that global business travel professionals have now related to their career, compensation, job mobility, the future of business travel and more.   The discussion also continues to follow industry sentiment from travel buyers and suppliers about the ongoing evolution of New Distribution Capability (NDC) including education, implementation and readiness.     GBTA’s Chris Ely, Director of Research discusses the highlights and insights...

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AI and the Quest for the Perfect Trip: A Conversation with Steve Singh show art AI and the Quest for the Perfect Trip: A Conversation with Steve Singh

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This is the latest episode in GBTA's quarterly series focusing on artificial intelligence (AI) and business travel. Join us for an engaging episode featuring Steve Singh, the visionary founder of Concur, as he delves into the transformative power of AI in business travel. Discover how AI is revolutionizing the quest for the perfect trip, from personalized itineraries to seamless expense management. Steve shares insights on the latest advancements, the impact on travelers and businesses, and his predictions for the future. Tune in to explore how AI is not only enhancing the travel experience...

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It's Time to Bring Accessibility Center Stage in Business Travel show art It's Time to Bring Accessibility Center Stage in Business Travel

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For years, the business travel industry has looked for guidance to bring more accessibility into travel programs. How do we communicate with travelers who disclose a need? How do we request that information in a confidential way? How can the business travel industry collaborate on making the landscape more accessible for ALL travelers?   In this podcast, the GBTA Foundation explores these questions with the Inclusion & Culture Committee, and shares more information about the release of the new Accessibility Toolkit in the GBTA Hub. Listeners will learn what travel managers, suppliers,...

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The Solution to Sustainable Hotel Procurement | The Carbon Compass show art The Solution to Sustainable Hotel Procurement | The Carbon Compass

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In this second episode of the Carbon Compass, host Kelsey Frenkiel, GBTA, is joined by Albena Taseva, WSAudiology, and Townsend Bailey, IHG Hotels & Resorts, to discuss the GBTA Foundation’s Sustainable Procurement Standards (SPS). Together they will dive deep into the background of SPS, challenges for buyers and suppliers, guidelines for implementation, and more.   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...

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Reflections on the Big Idea: Artificial Intelligence show art Reflections on the Big Idea: Artificial Intelligence

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Reflections on the Big Idea: Artificial Intelligence  In this episode of The Business of Travel podcast, join host Kevin Fliess, GBTA, as he speaks with Yannis Karmis, BCD Travel and Aurelie Krau, travel tech geek and innovation consultant, to discuss the findings of the Big Ideas sessions at GBTA Europe Conference and GBTA APAC Conference and what might be on the horizon for AI in the business travel industry.   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...

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GBTA Board View: Regional Insights on Business Travel show art GBTA Board View: Regional Insights on Business Travel

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Globally, business travel is moving into a new and next chapter. But how do global transformation and trends in how people are traveling for work now compare – or contrast – to the realities and experiences for key regions around the world? In this podcast, Europe-based GBTA Board President, Mark Cuschieri, is joined for a topical discussion by fellow Board members and regional-based industry leaders. Hear market-by-market insights from Peter Koh, Ex-Officio Member for APAC, Liz Oliveria, Direct Seat, Regional Canada, and Felipe Cardona, Ex-Officio Member for LATAM. The group will explore...

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Individual Profile Risk show art Individual Profile Risk

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In this episode, Risk Committee members are discussing the importance of individual profile risk for business travelers. They are focusing on how a specific traveler's unique set of factors and characteristics can impact their safety and well-being during a trip, which is referred to as individual profile risk in travel risk management. These factors encompass personal health considerations, cultural awareness, travel experience, and behavior. Our experts will explore methods for obtaining relevant information and customizing it to each individual's profile while considering privacy policies....

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Sustainability is a Team Sport | The Carbon Compass show art Sustainability is a Team Sport | The Carbon Compass

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Welcome to the Carbon Compass, a sustainability and planet-focused subseries of the Business of Travel podcast.  In each episode, we will unveil inspiring stories, innovative strategies, and impactful initiatives from special guests: Leaders committed to steering the course toward a more sustainable future for business travel. Together, we explore, unpack, and demystify the world of sustainability in business travel.  In this first episode, Mike Nicholus, Global Operations Environment Director for Accenture, explores what sustainable business travel means in the context of global...

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Travel Management in the Age of AI show art Travel Management in the Age of AI

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Travel Management in the Age of AI  In 2023, AI took a prominent role in the tech landscape. This shift had significant implications for companies using managed travel solutions. At the corporate level, AI influenced insights and policies, while travel managers and employees benefited from streamlined experiences. In this episode, Vineet Taneja, VP Product Management with Brex, explores Brex's use of AI in travel and expense management. Looking forward, the discussion highlights AI's role in FinTech, emphasizing security and privacy.  The Business of Travel Podcast is your ultimate...

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A discussion on how your corporate travel policy can reflect the LGBTQ+ business traveler in 2023. Organizations have an obligation to ensure their workforce is safe, regardless of individual profiles, and it is essential that your travel risk management program acknowledges and plans for the diverse risks faced by its LGBTQ+ employees. How can travel and security managers ensure the safety of their LBGTQ+ employees while respecting individuals’ privacy and autonomy? What do the recent legislative changes in the US and elsewhere mean for your travelers? What particular pre-trip preparation and resources are required to ensure your employees’ safety around the world? Mackenzie Grahek, Security Manager at International SOS and Craig Collins, Vice President Client Services at CIBT Newland Chase will answer these and other questions. Brought to you by the GBTA Risk Committee.

 

 

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