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February 2020

Industry Associations Welcome HS2 Approval

Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed the high-speed rail project will go ahead despite spiralling costs and “become the spine of the country’s transport network, bringing our biggest cities closer together, boosting productivity and rebalancing opportunity fairly across the country”.
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February 2020

Governments Vow To Level Up Regions Will 'Take A Long Time'

The government will struggle to meet its objective of levelling up the UK regions with London despite promising to spend more on transport infrastructure. 


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February 2020

Don't Expect Travel To Be Part Of The EU Trade Deal

Prime Minister Boris Johnson 'is in dreamland' if he expects to negotiate a comprehensive free-trade deal with the EU by the end of the year, corporate travel leaders were told last week.


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February 2020

The beginning of a new decade is an apt time to reflect on the progress of the business travel industry has made and to set future goals.





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February 2020

Getting The Green Light

Athletes participating in the summers Olympics and Paralympic Games in Tokyo will rest their weary bodies on beds with frames made from recyclable cardboard and mattresses formed of polyethylene materials that will be reused for plastic products after the event.
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January 2020

Boris Johnson ‘In Dreamland’ On EU Trade

The UK government “is in dreamland” if it expects a comprehensive trade agreement with the EU by the end of the year, corporate travel leaders have been told.


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October 2019

In Conversation | Clive Wratten

The newly appointed boss of The BTA tells Andy Hoskins about his vision for the industry organisation.
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October 2019

The Collapse Of Thomas Cook

There is huge knowledge and expertise among ex Thomas Cook staff...

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October 2019

BTA Update

Reflecting on the so-called quieter summer season, it transpired to be anything but.

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September 2019

BTA Launches Job Board For Thomas Cook Staff

Following the collapse of Thomas Cook, the Business Travel Association (BTA) has launched a job board on its website to support the travel firm’s former staff.

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September 2019

Business Travel Association Reveals New Members and Re-Brand

The Business Travel Association (BTA) has welcomed eight new members to its growing portfolio of travel management companies (TMCs), only a few weeks after its rebrand.
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September 2019

As rewarding as travelling can be, certain elements of the logistics can get tiresome. Booking the best flights and accommodation, fighting your way through the airport “experience”, be away from home for days on end and encountering delays can take the enjoyment out of travel. 
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September 2019

How To Keep Stress Levels Low During A Business Trip

As rewarding as travelling can be, certain elements of the logistics can get tiresome. Booking the best flights and accommodation, fighting your way through the airport ’experience’, being away from home for days on end and encountering delays can take the enjoyment out of travel.
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September 2019

Working On Hot Topics

The re-branded BTA aims to address the crucial issues impacting business travel.






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August 2019

BTA Teams Up With 2019 Aviation Festival

The Business Travel Association (BTA) will be hosting a series of panels at the 2019 Aviation Festival in London as its TMC Zone returns to the event.




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July 2019

Wratten To Replace Parkes As BTA Chief

The Business Travel Association (BTA - formerly GTMC) has named Amber Road chief executive Clive Wratten as its new CEO following the retirement of Adrian Parkes.
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