Government Relations

What We Do: 

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS advocates policies that benefit the business travel industry. Along with GBTA & Chapter members across the country, we educate members of Congress, their staff, and agency officials about:

  • How business travel stimulates economic and jobs growth
  • Government policies that facilitate business travel
  • Government policies and taxes that discourage or impede business travel
  • Benefits of efficient travel buying and selling

GBTA’s Business Travel PAC:

Business Travel PAC is the bipartisan GBTA USA political action committee or PAC.  As the only federally recognized PAC representing the business travel industry, it gives the industry another voice in the political process.

Through Business Travel PAC, GBTA & Chapter members educate and financially support members of Congress who understand the value of business travel and support pro business travel interests. 

When government policies can make such a big difference in your lives – and the success of your employer and the business travel industry – participation in the political process is essential.

How You Can Make a Difference:

Get involved! Government representatives need to hear from you - their constituents - about policies that facilitate rather than impede business travel. Unwise policies cost the business travel community time, money, and business opportunities.  From increasing risk-based passenger screening to modernizing the air transportation system to expanding access to the U.S. through the Visa Waiver Program, your representatives need to know that their actions matter to you. Click the links below to learn more.  

Further Information:

Please contact Gary Murakami at VPgovernmentaffairs@BABTA.org