ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The National Business Travel Association (NBTA)
created a political action committee dedicated to promoting travel
The NBTA said the committee is bipartisan and will support
congressional candidates who are advocates for the business travel
community by contributing to their election campaigns.
The NBTA said campaign funds will be donated personally by NBTA
members and its national chapters.
"The political action committee serves to reinforce the goals of
the industry and will magnify the influence of corporate travel
managers and travel suppliers on decision-makers in government,"
said Kevin Iwamoto, NBTA president.