Combining trips key tactic to maximize travel’s return on emissions

74% of travel managers are encouraging or mandating their employees to combine multiple business trips into one, according to a new GBTA report

Jun 14, 2023

The State of Climate Action in Business Travel - Global Industry Barometer 2023 from the GBTA Foundation at the 2nd GBTA Sustainability Summit held in Washington, DC, where Suzanne Neufang, CEO of GBTA, underscored the importance of collaboration to facilitate a greener future for business travel.

Key takeaways

  • One of the key findings is the industry’s willingness to rise to the challenge: according to the report, 92% of respondents say sustainability is a priority for their organization;
  • Based on survey responses, Europe (98%) along with Asia Pacific and Latin America (both 100%) lead in saying it’s a priority, with North America (86%) slightly lagging the other regions;
  • Engaging business travelers and activating the point of sale to empower them to select more sustainable options will be critical − with corporate travel managers playing a leading role in driving that needed change.

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