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QOTW: Something about achieving true automation
QOTW: Something about achieving true automation
By Kevin May | November 9, 2018
Quote from David Thompson, CITO of American Express Global Business Travel, in an article on PhocusWire this week. Read More
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Technically Speaking - David Thompson of Amex Global Business Travel
By PhocusWire | November 7, 2018
For our November theme, PhocusWire talks to technology heads on the challenges of their roles and the rapid pace of change in travel technology and distribution. Read More
Interview | Technology
ACTE report NDC confusion
NDC causing confusion, concern for corporate travel managers
By Mitra Sorrells | October 17, 2018
Corporate travel managers do not fully understand IATA’s New Distribution Capability and that lack of knowledge may make them resistant to embracing the data transmission standard. Read More
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Revenue and loyalty for vacation rentals in the age of Amazon and Google
Revenue and loyalty for vacation rentals in the age of Amazon and Google
By Mike Putman - Custom Travel Solutions | August 23, 2018
The accommodations market has expanded over the past decade, in part due to the growing vacation rental sector. However, nobody quite knows how vacation rentals will fit into the larger travel ecosystem... Read More
Opinion | Online
Amex acquisition sees end of Mezi deals with travel management companies
Amex acquisition sees end of Mezi deals with travel management companies
By Elizabeth West - Business Travel News | June 20, 2018
Artificial intelligence-powered travel concierge Mezi has pulled out of its travel management company relationships, cutting ties to the corporate travel space after being acquired by American Express... Read More
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Amex GBT ground transport platform
Amex GBT launches multichannel ground transportation platform
By Mitra Sorrells | April 26, 2018
American Express Global Business Travel has created a platform to enable travel managers to compare rates and book transportation from more than 750 ground operators in 2,000 cities around the world. Read More
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Amex GBT buys Hogg Robinson, tech integration at heart of £400M deal
Amex GBT buys Hogg Robinson, tech integration at heart of £400M deal
By Kevin May | February 9, 2018
Massive consolidation alert: Hogg Robinson has sold to American Express Global Business Travel in a deal in the region of £400 million. Read More
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American Express swoops on chat-based assistant Mezi
American Express swoops on chat-based assistant Mezi
By Linda Fox | January 31, 2018
American Express has acquired chat-based travel assistant Mezi with terms of the deal undisclosed. Mezi will join the global consumer services division of Amex with the aim of helping card members Read More
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American Express buys Mezi chatbot
AmEx buys Mezi, embraces "do-it-for-me" model
By Mitra Sorrells | January 30, 2018
American Express has acquired artificial intelligence-powered assistant Mezi, which co-founder and CEO Swapnil Shinde says upends the current “DIY” trend of travel search and booking into a... Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: Next generation on what excites them in travel tech
VIDEO: Next generation on what excites them in travel tech
By Kevin May | December 12, 2017
It's usually the people at the top of big companies that get all the attention, both in terms of events and announcements. Read More
News | Startups
Supplying the demand, demanding the supply: A Sabre & Tnooz report into mobile's end-to-end role in travel
Supplying the demand, demanding the supply: A Sabre & Tnooz report into mobile's end-to-end role in travel
By Sponsored Content | September 19, 2016
Sabre, one of the leading global travel technology businesses, has worked with Tnooz to produce a free report which looks at some of the wider trends in mobile that have a direct connection with trave Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Airbnb signs with American Express GBT, Carlson Wagonlit and BCD Travel, scoring a TMC trifecta
Airbnb signs with American Express GBT, Carlson Wagonlit and BCD Travel, scoring a TMC trifecta
By Sean O'Neil | July 12, 2016
Three major travel management companies (TMCs) -- American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), BCD Travel, and Carlson Wagonlit Travel -- have signed a partnership with Airbnb, the short-term rental Read More
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Looking back and ahead - the corporate travel (r)evolution
Looking back and ahead - the corporate travel (r)evolution
By Viewpoints | December 21, 2015
As we reach 2016, Tnooz is unveiling its customary series of reflections on the year behind us and what the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry might expect looking ahead. And, as always, we' Read More
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Digital improving business travel experience, GPS gaining traction
Digital improving business travel experience, GPS gaining traction
By Linda Fox | July 16, 2015
The GBTA and American Express have gauged current business traveller attitudes and experiences with some research on the impact of technology, journey pain points and the general state of corporate tr Read More
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US Airways to judge: We'll accept $20 and Sabre's antitrust guilt
US Airways to judge: We'll accept $20 and Sabre's antitrust guilt
By Sean O'Neil | April 28, 2015
US Airways has told the judge presiding over its antitrust case against Sabre Holdings that it would be willing to limit the monetary damages it seeks to a mere $20 in exchange for having a bench tria Read More
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