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BABTA Mission Statement

The Bay Area Business Travel Association’s (BABTA) mission is to be the principal source of business travel knowledge and networking in the San Francisco Bay Area. Industry experience is shared through educational events, social interaction, and travel industry advocacy.

  • We believe relationships create value.
  • We believe volunteerism drives success.
  • We believe education makes members more successful.


BABTA Organization

Founded in 1975, the organization has over 150 members from different locations in the San Francisco Bay Area representing firms in all types of business: manufacturing, retail, banking, high tech, shipping, bio-technology, and construction. BABTA is a chapter of the Global Business Travel Association.


GBTA Information & Resources

GBTA Endorses Postponement of 2020 Hotel RFP Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Apr. 29, 2020

COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Country (interactive map), CDC – this is a great map. You can click on any country in the world and pull up what is happening, including country restrictions.

The First Signs of Optimism Emerge in Latest GBTA Study, Apr. 28, 2020

Please stay tuned as more announcements on what GBTA is doing to get people traveling again are forthcoming.

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Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)

BABTA is an official chapter of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) whose members represent major corporations and travel suppliers. Along with BABTA, the global organization provides members with information on the latest technical and service advantages within the industry, as well as current legislative issues involving travel costs and safety matters affecting business travel.