American Express Global Business Travel

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News / Online
Amex GBT earnings point to brighter days for business travel
By Derek Catron | March 9, 2023
CEO Paul Abbott is optimistic about business travel this year. “There are several tailwinds that set us up for growth in 2023,” he says. Read More
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News / Distribution
Amex GBT restructures to focus on multinationals and smaller businesses
By Michael B. Baker - BTN | January 27, 2023
The company says the move will "accelerate growth" and "drive consistency" with the Amex GBT eyeing a "significant opportunity to grow our business." Read More
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News / Technology
Amex GBT aims for more robust carbon reporting via Chooose
By Linda Fox | January 19, 2023
The agreement will see Amex GBT integrate carbon emissions calculations across its booking and reporting tools to build up consistent data and develop an architecture for carbon compensation. Read More
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News / Startups
Tough 2022 for travel startups as investors turn cautious
By Linda Fox | December 12, 2022
Early stage rounds in particular have been highlighted as impacted by the more conservative approach from investors who, perhaps stung by the pandemic, turned to startups with a proven market fit. Read More
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How travel brands are prioritizing mobile app engagement
By Kathryn Walson | December 7, 2022
Companies like Expedia, Booking, Tripadvisor, CWT and more are using their apps to drive loyalty and provide personalization. Read More
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News / Technology
Amex GBT and Traxo pilot tech to capture out-of-channel booking data
By Linda Fox | December 6, 2022
Amex GBT is using Traxo's Filter technology to capture out-of-policy bookings and bring the data back into its own systems. Read More
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Earnings roundup: Amex GBT, Sonder, Vacasa
By Mitra Sorrells | November 11, 2022
As publicly traded travel companies continue to report their third quarter 2022 earnings, we round up the latest reports. Read More
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Eric Hart departs Expedia Group, Williams-Sonoma exec named CFO
By Mitra Sorrells | September 14, 2022
Hart will be replaced by Julie Whalen, who most recently was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Williams-Sonoma and has been a member of Expedia Group's board of directors. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Should corporate travel managers trust algorithms?
By Axita Bhalsod - Egencia | August 19, 2022
Effective use of artificial intelligence and data science can save companies huge amounts of time and resources, particularly for small teams.  Read More
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News / Technology
Business travelers want tech to address travel disruptions
By Jill Menze | August 16, 2022
Since the onset of the pandemic, business travelers have increasingly turned to digital tools such as apps and virtual agents to manage travel disruptions. Read More
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News / Online
Amex GBT sees "strong" quarter with major client wins
By Lauren Arena - BTN Europe | August 11, 2022
In its first earnings report as a publicly listed company, Amex GBT reported revenue of $286 million in Q2 2022, up 217% year-over-year. Read More
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News / Technology
Can a chatbot alone manage travel disruptions?
By Kathryn Walson | August 3, 2022
While chatbot technology in travel has evolved, it can't replace everything a live agent can accomplish. Read More
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Dean Forbes on travel, diversity and advice for founders
By PhocusWire | July 19, 2022
At Phocuswright Europe, the former CEO of KDS shared advice for travel tech leaders and startup founders - and why he's not done yet. Read More
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News / Technology
Amex GBT, Shell team up for blockchain-based SAF program
By Rob Gill - BTN | June 20, 2022
Amex GBT, Shell and Accenture have launched Avelia, a "book-and-claim" platform for sourcing sustainable aviation fuel. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Be optimistic - never complacent - about climate change
By Nora Lovell Marchant - Amex GBT | June 10, 2022
Technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions exist today. Travel needs to invest. Read More