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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.


Upcoming Event

May Webinar

May 14, 2014
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
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Duty Of Cate - By ISOS

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BridgeStreet Global Hospitality is partnering with Amsterdam-based Short Stay Group to aid the latter in attracting more corporate business,
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The number of international airline passengers flying in premium classes in February rose 4.1 percent year over year,
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Russian TMC Exec: Airfare Rule Changes To Raise Prices For Business Travelers
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American Express for the first quarter reported a 1 percent increase in global corporate travel sales versus the same period last year,
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Sabre on Thursday officially launched the TripCase Corporate app and identified General Electric and Hogg Robinson Group as among its 'first users.'
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Direct Travel announced that it acquired Travel Destinations Management, a business travel management firm based in the Baltimore area,
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SME 2014: SMEs Eye Structured SMM Programs
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2014: For SMEs, Payment Options Blossom
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SME 2014: SME Sourcing Opportunities Endure As Corporate Travel Demand Recovers
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Lufthansa from April 28 will charge €25 for advance seat selection for long-haul passengers ticketed in certain economy classes.
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 Future Meeting Dates


2014 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