Companies expect ongoing international travel disruption due to revised travel ban

European companies will plan significantly fewer meetings and events in United States The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, polled its U.S. and European members recently to assess the business travel impact of … Continue reading

Uncertainty over travel ban puts business travel, economy at risk

GBTA releases latest U.S. Business Travel Forecast By Michael W. McCormick, GBTA Executive Director and COO Earlier this month, GBTA released data showing the dramatic bottom line impact President Trump’s executive order banning travel to the United States from seven … Continue reading

President Trump’s travel ban creates likely travel disruption

Conflicting views on support result in wide-ranging industry reaction The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the business travel industry, polled its U.S. members this week on President Trump’s executive order banning travel to the United States of … Continue reading

MPI official statement re: U.S. executive order on immigration

“We are concerned the recently signed U.S. executive order on immigration and refugees could have negative impacts on our global membership community and the meeting and event industry. MPI is lending its full support to the Meetings Mean Business Coalition … Continue reading