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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

February 2015 Meeting

February 12, 2015
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Detroit Area


KPI's & SLA's

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British Airways and Iberia parent IAG announced Thursday that a takeover bid for Aer Lingus had been rejected by the board of the Irish flag carrier.
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Advantage Rent A Car Seeks Corporate Marketshare Gains With New Business Travel Program
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Red Roof Inn and Brazilian lodging company Nobile Hoteis have partnered to develop up to 40 properties in Brazil through 2025,
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European Parliament Yields, OKs Corporate Card Exemption From Interchange Fee Cap
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Sabre named Clinton Anderson senior vice president of strategy and business development.
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BTN Survey: Buyers Value Pricing For Car Rental, Service For Chauffeured Transportation
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Starwood Hotels & Resorts next year will eliminate Internet charges across most of its properties in a variety of ways,
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Nexus cardholders now can access Trusted Traveler screening lines at four Canadian airports:
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BT Looks Beyond Borders For U.K. Travelers' Corporate Card Service
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Perspective: No Room At The Inn? Blame Revenue Management
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 Future Meeting Dates

  • February 12, 2015-KPI’s & SLA’s– Round Table/Panel -    Metro Detroit
  •  March 18, 2015-Data Mining for Predictive Modeling -      Webinar
  •  April 23, 2015-Travel Payment Systems -                            Central Michigan
  •  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-  Convention                               Orlando, Florida
  •  Aug 12, 2015 – GBTA Scholorship winner's perspective   Webinar
  •  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
  •  Feb 11, 2016 - Cost & Savings in Travel Programs                  Greater Detroit Area