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American Express GBT acquires 30SecondsToFly to boost corporate traveler experience
By Linda Fox | October 13, 2020
American Express GBT says the acquisition of 30SecondsToFly will enable it to offer more self-service options to travelers. Read More
News | Startups
Data - the old answer to new questions in travel
Data - the old answer to new questions in travel
By David Thompson - Amex GBT | October 7, 2020
We know things will be different from now on. For each trip, questions about health risks are multiplying and restrictions come and go quickly. But how will the industry adapt? Read More
Opinion | Technology
The risks and rewards of gamification in business travel
The risks and rewards of gamification in business travel
By Allison Ponchak - American Express GBT | September 23, 2020
For many travel managers, gamification has been a successful tool; however, in these uncertain times, they should reevaluate existing gamification programs for potential risk and to ensure they align... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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Using the coronavirus pandemic to bring some innovation to business travel
By Susan Lichtenstein - DigiTravel Consulting | September 11, 2020
Now is a good time to address the many pain points in corporate travel purposes. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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TripActions targets large global companies with launch of “Enterprise Edition” services
By Mitra Sorrells | September 9, 2020
The company is wooing global enterprise clients with its travel and expense solution that combines automated services with round-the-clock support. Read More
News | Online
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Phocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with... Freek Jansen
By PhocusWire | September 1, 2020
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire finds out what they have learned from the COVID-19 crisis. Read More
Interview | Technology
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
News | Technology
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
From Our Partners | Technology
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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
News | Online
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
News | Online
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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
News | Technology
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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
News | Online
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
News | Distribution
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
News | Distribution
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
News | Distribution
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