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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

2014 Holiday Meeting

December 04, 2014
3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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Motor City Casino Hotel
2901 Grand River Ave
Detriot, MI 48201
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Hotel distribution technology supplier Pegasus Solutions named hotel industry veteran Scott Gibson as CEO after significant structural changes within the company.
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Direct Travel acquired Peak Travel Group, a San Jose, Calif.-based travel management company with $185 million in annual sales volume.
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Conferma's travel management clients now can create MasterCard virtual cards for supplier payments via a partnership with eNett International,
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The average daily rate at U.S. hotels in October increased 4.6 percent year over year to $118.87
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Hertz Recruits Former United President John Tague As CEO
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Amex Forecasts Flat-To-Modest Growth In 2015 Travel Pricing
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GBTA: More Buyers Earning Top Dollars In 2014
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Basic Wi-Fi access now is free across the Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces portfolio,
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Total revenue for Serko increased 50 percent year over year for the six months ending Sept. 30,
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Concur stockholders representing nearly 99 percent of outstanding shares voted in favor of the company's proposed merger with SAP,
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 Future Meeting Dates

November 12, 2014-Topic expanding on last meeting-             Webinar

Dec 4, 2014 – Motorcity Casino & Hotel- 1-866-782-9622          Detroit, MI- $129 Per Night Complimentary valet or Self-parking and the deadline for reservations is Nov. 4

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