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The Michigan Business Travel Assn. (MBTA) est. 1967, is an official chapter of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) est. 1967, rebranded 2011, whose members represent major corporations and travel suppliers across the Globe. MBTA, along with the global organization, provides our members with information on travel technology, services, legislation, security, benchmarking and costs that affect the business travel industry.

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Upcoming Event

November Webinar

November 12, 2014
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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The average third-quarter daily rate at Wyndham Worldwide increased 2.5 percent year over year to $72.34,
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The average daily rate at Choice Hotels International properties during the third quarter increased 3.4 percent year over year to $82.12,
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Payment Execs: Commercial Cards Again Likely Exempt From EU Interchange Cap, With A Condition
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Delta Air Lines named Steven Larkin to a new sales director position responsible for corporate and agency accounts in Canada.
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Alaska Airlines in September was the most punctual among the major North American network carriers with an on-time arrival rate of 88.6 percent,
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American Airlines on Thursday reported a third-quarter profit of $942 million,
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JetBlue To Expand Premium Service
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Southwest Airlines reported a record $329 million third-quarter net profit, up from $259 million for the same period last year.
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ACTE To Pilot Concur Location-Based Networking App
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United Details Schedule Shifts, Reports Record Quarterly Profit
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 Future Meeting Dates


Oct 16, 2014 – KPI’s & Measurements-Amway Hotel-               Grand Rapids, MI

November 12, 2014-Topic expanding on last meeting-             Webinar

Dec 4, 2014 – Motorcity Casino & Hotel-                                    Detroit, MI

February 12, 2015-KPI’s & SLA’s– Round Table/Panel -          Greater Detroit Area

 March 18, 2015-Data Mining for Predictive Modeling -             Webinar

 April 23, 2015-Travel Payment Systems -                                 North Detroit Suburbs

 May 20, 2015-Travel & Expense Data Interface -                      Webinar

 June 22, 2015-Is Your Travel Program Up to Par? -               Greater Detroit Area

 July 25-29th 2015 – GBTA-                                                       Orlando, Florida

 Aug 12, 2015 – Webinar (MBTA President’s) –                      Mid-State, MI

 Sept 17, 2015 – MBTA Annual Meeting –                               Greater Detroit Area

 Oct 22, 2015 – Joint Education Day MBTA/OVBTA –           Romulus MI

 Dec 3, 2015 – Holiday Meeting –                                            Greater Detroit Area