Articles tagged “american express gbt”

Business Travel

Travel Managers Urged to Get a Handle on Remote Workers

Hybrid work is here to stay, but most companies aren’t taking control of the management of co-work or flexible office spaces in the same way they manage travel. And that’s going to become a costly mistake.

Travel Managers Urged to Get a Handle on Remote Workers

Online Travel

6 Expedia Group Takeaways From Its Annual Report

How things change: Expedia said its sale of Egencia won't have a major impact on operations or financials, although in years' past the company touted Egencia as a rising star. In 2018, Egencia was its own Expedia reporting segment and accounted for 8 percent of gross bookings.

6 Expedia Group Takeaways From Its Annual Report

Business Travel

American Express GBT Just Got a Bunch of New Investors — So What Now?

American Express GBT continues to dominate the travel management space, and this new money will only accelerate its growth.

American Express GBT Just Got a Bunch of New Investors — So What Now?

Business Travel

Will Anything Change at American Express GBT With New Investor Money?

The travel management company is now valued at $5 billion, but so far its strategy seems pretty much the same: make acquisitions, especially in tech.

Will Anything Change at American Express GBT With New Investor Money?

Business Travel

Business Travelers Resist All-in-One Corporate Travel Platforms

It's not easy to make someone change an ingrained habit, even when there's a good reason to do so. So if companies don't focus on majorly improving the end product for travelers, they can expect a lot of out-of-policy bookings.

Business Travelers Resist All-in-One Corporate Travel Platforms

Business Travel

All-in-One Management Platforms Need Traveler Support to Get Off the Ground

This trend is becoming more and more pronounced: The future of corporate management is going to be all about the traveler.

All-in-One Management Platforms Need Traveler Support to Get Off the Ground

Business Travel

Travel Agencies See Huge Opportunity as Southwest Business Expands

The airline's recent agreements with Amadeus and Travelport signal a turning point in its distribution strategy. This is a big deal for travel management companies.

Travel Agencies See Huge Opportunity as Southwest Business Expands

Business Travel

Travel Agencies Have Long Struggled With Southwest. Now This Is Changing

Southwest has been a thorn in the side of many travel management companies. Now they have a shot at a mutually beneficial relationship with the airline.

Travel Agencies Have Long Struggled With Southwest. Now This Is Changing

Business Travel

American Express GBT Picks New CEO to Lead Tech Growth

Over the past three years, the company finalized two major acquisitions and kicked off a tech overhaul. Now it's ready to invest further in creating new web and mobile platforms.

American Express GBT Picks New CEO to Lead Tech Growth

Meetings

Events Sector Feels Poised for Tech Explosion

The future looks good for meetings and events. That was the vibe coming out of IMEX America in Las Vegas last week, even as some planners worry about trade tensions and a looming economic downturn.

Events Sector Feels Poised for Tech Explosion