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Corporate travelers eye possibility of trips but need a green light from companies
Corporate travelers eye possibility of trips but need a green light from companies
By Linda Fox | July 8, 2020
Travel management companies are developing travel assistant-style services to aggregate the latest COVID-19 travel information. Read More
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Six ways to improve travel program compliance
Six ways to improve travel program compliance
By Terri Buscemi - Amex GBT | July 6, 2020
Concerns about travelers’ well-being and cost control have renewed travel managers’ focus on improving policy compliance and program guidelines. Let’s explore actions to optimise budgets while... Read More
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Some corporate travel may not return, buyers and TMCs invest in tech for a new future
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WiT | June 12, 2020
Panelists during a WiT webinar discussed how corporate travel will change due to the COVID-19 crisis. Read More
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VIDEO: American Express GBT on rogue spend, digital experience and content fragmentation
VIDEO: American Express GBT on rogue spend, digital experience and content fragmentation
By Linda Fox | March 4, 2020
American Express GBT's Evan Konwiser, executive vice president of product and strategies, joins us in the PhocusWire Studio at Travel Technology Europe 2020. Read More
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American Express GBT unveils unified accommodation platform
By Linda Fox | February 26, 2020
The travel management company aims to curb rogue hotel spend with the launch of its Rest Assured Solutions technology. Read More
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How the corporate travel industry is tackling climate change
By Linda Fox | January 22, 2020
The corporate travel community is tackling climate change with a focus on education, open dialogues and reducing carbon by traveling less. Read More
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American Express GBT adds investors to fuel further growth
American Express GBT adds investors to fuel further growth
By Linda Fox | December 18, 2019
Carlyle Global Partners joins the Certares-led investment group, which holds 50% of the business. Read More
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VIDEO: American Express GBT on NDC, TripActions and tech investments
VIDEO: American Express GBT on NDC, TripActions and tech investments
By Linda Fox | December 2, 2019
As founder and senior director of investment firm Certares and executive chairman of American Express GBT, Greg O’Hara is in an ideal spot to comment on business travel and the sector's... Read More
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Steady progress for NDC, but what are the next hurdles to overcome?
Steady progress for NDC, but what are the next hurdles to overcome?
By Linda Fox | November 4, 2019
Announcements from American Express Global Business Travel, CWT and FCM have talked up NDC - but do they really mean anything and, more importantly, what real progress is being made? Read More
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Integrated tech is still a dream in business travel
By Linda Fox | October 29, 2019
The survey from the Association of Corporate Travel Executives reveals that 72% of buyers say their business travel program is only somewhat integrated. Read More
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Corporate travel distribution is broken - now some blame the GDSs
Corporate travel distribution is broken - now some blame the GDSs
By Jill Menze | September 25, 2019
What precisely does airline distribution for business travel look like? Based on a fiery exchange at The Beat Live in New York last week, the answer is up for grabs and some familiar tech providers are... Read More
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Paul Abbott gets top American Express GBT job as CEO Anderson steps down
Paul Abbott gets top American Express GBT job as CEO Anderson steps down
By Linda Fox | September 20, 2019
Abbott comes from a chief commercial officer role within payments at American Express and has been on the board at the business travel unit for four years. Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 5 - Philippe Chereque of American Express GBT
By Kevin May | September 19, 2019
One of the original executives at Amadeus and now the president at American Express GBT joins Kevin May and David Litwak for the latest episode. Read More
Interview | Distribution
CEO interview Amex GBT Doug Anderson
In The Big Chair - Doug Anderson of American Express Global Business Travel
By Mitra Sorrells | August 14, 2019
The CEO of the global TMC discusses business travel pain points, the impact of NDC in the corporate channel and new startups entering the market. Read More
Interview | Online
Amex GBT acquires Middle East Kanoo Travel
American Express GBT acquires stake in Middle East TMC
By Mitra Sorrells | August 13, 2019
American Express Global Business Travel has taken a 65% stake in Kanoo Travel, a TMC focused on the Middle East. Read More
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