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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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GBTA is pleased to announce that attendees of Convention 2014 will have the opportunity to enroll in TSA Pre✓™ at the Los Angeles Convention Center fromJuly 28-30.  

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August 20, 2014
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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The average daily rate at Wyndham Worldwide Corp. hotels during the second quarter increased 0.5 percent year over year to $69.13,
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Alaska Air Group on Thursday posted a second-quarter net income of $165 million, up nearly 60 percent compared with the second quarter of 2013.
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Citi and Concur partnered to provide to mutual clients consolidated data encompassing Citi corporate cards, the Concur expense system and travel management company data.
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Southwest Airlines reported a record second-quarter net income of $465 million, up from $224 million for the same period last year.
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Starwood Hits Record Occupancy In North America, But Growth Lags In Key Markets
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United's Revenue Management Tweaks Paying Off
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JetBlue Airways reported a $230 million net profit for the three months ending June 30, up from $30 million for the prior-year period.
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The Federal Aviation Administration lifted restrictions on U.S. airline flights to and from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv.
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GDS Hotel Bookings Pick Up In June
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STR Global: Average June Daily Hotel Rates Increase Worldwide
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 Future Meeting Dates

 May 14, 2014 – Duty of Care - By ISOS

June 23, 2014 – Golf Event & Meeting - Mobile Travel Technology (Greater Detroit Area)

July 27-30, 2014 – GBTA Convention in LA

Aug 20, 2014 – Webinar - Review/Take Aways from GBTA Convention

Sept. 17, 2014 – Education Day Hosted by OVBTA (Indianopolis IN)

Oct 16, 2014 – Hotel Sourcing (Central MI)

Nov 12, 2014 – Webinar - Expanding on Hotel Sourcing

Dec 4, 2014 – Holiday Meeting - Communications (Greater Detroit Area)

Feb 12, 2015 – KPI's and SLA's (Greater Detroit Area)

Mar 18, 2015 – Webinar - Data Mining for Predictive Modeling 

April 23, 2015 - Travel Payment Systems