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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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Red Lion Hotels Corp. Wednesday launched Hotel RL,
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American Airlines on Wednesday announced a codeshare agreement with Jetstar Japan.
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Latin American Travel Management Challenged By Data Deficiencies
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The average daily rate at U.S. hotels in September increased 5.3 percent year over year to $117.17,
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Hickory Global Partners named Grasp Technologies as its preferred tech provider,
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The average daily rate at InterContinental Hotels Group properties during the third quarter increased 3.6 percent year over year,
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BTN Names Volvo's Stephan Hylander 2014 Multinational Travel Manager Of The Year
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Eurostar reported a 6 percent year-over-year increase in third-quarter business-class bookings,
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Interview: Southwest Airlines Vice President And Chief Marketing Officer Kevin Krone
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Competing carriers have matched a U.S. domestic airfare hike initiated last week by Delta Air Lines,
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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