GBTA Southern Africa is the first buyer-led Southern Africa business travel and meetings network. GBTA ensures that business travel and meeting professionals with a Southern Africa remit have access to the best education and training, research, bench-marking tools and events through the collective voice of a professional, buyer-led community representing nearly two thousand buyer and supplier subscribers.

GBTA’s strategic marketing partners share the vision of GBTA Southern Africa which is to empower our members through education. This is achieved in a business travel environment operating in a spirit of mutual trust and respect, which is built on a solid foundation of knowledge, facts, shared challenges and practical solutions.

What we offer our Partners:
• A unique environment to network with corporate travel buyers in a relaxed and congenial environment;
• An opportunity to contribute to education within the corporate travel environment; and
• A platform to create an awareness of your brand and business objectives with current and potential clients.

Platinum Partners
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Sabre-Logo-reg-CMYK Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Sabre’s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Sabre also operates a leading global travel marketplace, which processes more than $110 billion of estimated travel spend annually by connecting travel buyers and suppliers. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world.
Gold Partners
Controlling operational costs and streamlining administration processes just got a whole lot easier with Virtual Pay, a cardless payment solution at the heart of which is just one single business account. What’s more, your accounts become transaction based, replacing multiple corporate expense and travel and entertainment cards.
Dual_FCR_SIXT First Car Rental is a proudly South African car rental company that has been in business for over 16 years. We have more than 6 000 vehicles in use across South Africa and 51 car rental branches located nationwide, including branches at all major South African airports, business and tourist destinations. We also have an operational presence in Malta, Mauritius, Tanzania and Turkey.

Worldwide, First Car Rental is partnered with SIXT rent a car, one of Europe’s largest car hire companies, to provide international car hire in over 100 countries and 4 500 locations. We pride ourselves on our car hire fleet that comprises of an impressive range of well-maintained vehicles ranging from no-frills models to top-of-the-range luxury cars. Our services also include direct transfers, long-term car rental and wedding car hire.

Our simple 3 step online booking system means customers can book car hire in less than 1 minute!

Europe’s Best Airline for 6 years running!
Silver Partners
TWF CORPORATE black text Travel with Flair is a leading black owned travel solutions company with over 20 year in the industry, 6 hubs across South Africa and a team of over 750 skilled professionals, each of whom is passionate about the arrangements, administration, planning and finer detail of local and global corporate travel.
UATP_CMYK_RegisteredMark UATP is a global corporate travel payment solution owned and operated by the world’s airlines. The network consists of major airlines that issue charge cards accepted by thousands of merchants around the world for air, rail and travel agency payments. Corporations worldwide use UATP cards to purchase and track travel.  UATP also connects airlines to Alternative Forms of Payment which can expand reach and generate incremental sales globally.  UATP offers easy-to-use data tools, DataMine and DataStream, which provide comprehensive account details for accurate travel management. This helps make UATP the preferred form of payment for corporate travel in large international companies and small local companies worldwide.
Industry Partners
 0075(CE_Logos)Final SmartProcurement has a nine-year history as an online communications and media channel, which focuses on the niche segment of Procurement and Supply Management (P&SM) for over 2 500 departments and 15 000 personnel active in the national supply chains of medium to large organisations in the private and public sectors.
  Travel and Meetings Buyer is a daily updated website aimed at South African Corporate Travel Procurement Managers and Meetings Managers. All our content is aimed at these two readers groups, and is generated by authoritative and insightful writers.

For more information contact: Sharon Richards-Lund