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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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Carlson Wagonlit Travel integrated unused air ticket management technology into the CWT Online booking tool, backed by partner KDS.
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Marriott, Hyatt: Group Bookings On The Rise
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The U.S. government's federal court system signed a multi-year contract with travel management company National Travel,
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Air Canada agreed to participate in Concur's TripLink program
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Starwood Projects Higher 2015 Corporate Rates, Growing Group Demand
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Carlson Wagonlit Travel's specialist energy and resource services division announced three executive appointments.
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American Airlines will merge US Airways Dividend Miles into its AAdvantage frequent-flyer program in the second quarter of 2015,
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InterContinental Hotels Group on Monday unveiled a new Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts guest-room design.
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Amtrak: Ridership Up Despite 'Chronically Underfunded' Infrastructure
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South African Airways signed a multi-year renewal to make available fares and inventory via the Sabre global distribution system.
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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