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Expedia sells Egencia to American Express Global Business Travel
Expedia sells Egencia to American Express Global Business Travel
By Kevin May | May 4, 2021
Expedia Group will become a shareholder in Amex GBT, and part of the agreement will see the pair enter a long-term strategic partnership. Read More
News | Online
How I Got Here, episode 57 - Greg O'Hara of Certares
How I Got Here, episode 57 - Greg O'Hara of Certares
By PhocusWire | March 25, 2021
An astute and outspoken financial operator, O'Hara's influence in travel has grown considerably in recent years through the Certares investment vehicle, as he explains to David Litwak or Mozio and... Read More
Interview | Technology
Spend more, stay longer: The consumer trends driving travel in 2021
Spend more, stay longer: The consumer trends driving travel in 2021
By Jill Menze | March 9, 2021
According to the American Express Travel: Global Travel Trends Report, consumers are approaching travel in 2021 with a new mindset. Read More
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American Express GBT acquires Ovation Travel Group
By Mitra Sorrells | January 21, 2021
The purchase includes all Ovation Travel Group brands, which will remain in place.  Read More
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TripActions snags additional $155M, valuation now $5B
By Mitra Sorrells | January 21, 2021
TripActions CEO Ariel Cohen says investors came to him toward the end of 2020 due to the company’s “execution in terms of taking market share.”   Read More
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VIDEO: COVID-19’s impact on airline distribution
VIDEO: COVID-19’s impact on airline distribution
By Jill Menze | December 9, 2020
At The Phocuswright Conference, a panel of executives discussed how the pandemic has affected NDC adoption, the need for industry collaboration and more. Read More
News | Distribution
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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
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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
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