GBTA Launches New Podcast: The Business of Travel

The podcast will cover the business travel experience, travel friction, technology, aviation regulations and more

March 8, 2018
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Alexandria, VA—The Global Business Travel Association has launched a podcast called The Business of Travel. The podcast will consist of weekly episodes featuring industry experts on a range of issues affecting the business travel industry, the organization said.

The Business of Travel will cover business travel’s role in employee recruitment and retention, the business travel experience, travel friction, travel technology, aviation regulations, Brexit’s impact on business travel and more.

In the inaugural episode, GBTA takes on duty of care. Mike McCormick, Executive Director and COO for GBTA, highlights the current state of the industry and discusses what GBTA members say when it comes to duty of care.

Next up, Mike Koetting, executive vice-president of supplier and TMC services for Concur, touches on the implications of booking behavior when it comes to keeping travelers safe.

Finally, Erin Wilk, global security travel safety manager for Facebook, talks about best practices for building a travel safety program and where buyers can turn to for resources.

GBTA’s podcast is available for download in iTunes, Stitcher and is coming soon to other top podcast directories. The podcast is also available on the GBTA Blog.