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GBTA Foundation, Project ICARUS announces finalists for the Sustainability Outstanding Achievement Awards 2013

Helena Tzioti - 27 February 2013, 12:39

Award for οutstanding αchievements in furthering business travel and meetings sustainability programs.

ALEXANDRIA, VA - The GBTA Foundation, the education and research foundation of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and Project ICARUS are proud to announce the finalists in contention for the first Sustainability Outstanding Achievement Awards.

The awards recognize travel buyers, suppliers and intermediaries who can demonstrate outstanding leadership, innovation and commitment to delivering best in class sustainability programs, products and services across North America.

“The number of entries exceeded our expectations and clearly reflects the increase in number of companies building sustainability into their business travel and meetings programs. All entries were of a high standard and the judging panel had a tough task in determining the list of finalists,” said Bernard Harrop, head of sustainability Project ICARUS.

There will be one winner in each of the following categories. The finalists in each category are:

Travel Buyer:

  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Oracle Corporation
  • Intel Corporation
Travel Supplier: Transportation           
  • The Lufthansa Group
  • United Continental Holdings Inc.
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • The Hertz Corporation
Travel Supplier: Intermediaries           
  • ATIV software
  • Green Hotels Global
  • Sabre Holdings
The winners will be announced and presented with the ICARUS trophy at the GBTA Foundation, Annual Gala Dinner & Silent Auction to be held on Monday, March 18 2013 at the Marriott Marquis in New York.

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