Articles tagged “american express global business travel”

Business Travel

In Search of Corporate Travel’s Elusive Recovery

Most industry forecasts point to an eventual recovery — even to the 2019 high of $1.4 trillion in annual spending — as business trips start to bounce back. But many underlying trends are emerging in a fragile global economy. How we travel, and for what purpose, is far from certain as we enter a new era of accountability.

In Search of Corporate Travel’s Elusive Recovery

Short-Term Rentals

Vacasa CEO Matt Roberts Will Be Replaced by Ex-Egencia Boss Rob Greyber

Vacasa was ripe for a leadership change, if for nothing else but to shake things up. Let's see if Greyber can up the company's execution game.

Vacasa CEO Matt Roberts Will Be Replaced by Ex-Egencia Boss Rob Greyber

Business Travel

Egencia President Stresses Independence Under New Owner Amex GBT

Plenty of pandemic-era agency acquisitions are wrapping up, and it's notable that some brand names are disappearing. Egencia's boss is adamant that won't be the case with this deal.

Egencia President Stresses Independence Under New Owner Amex GBT

News Blog

TripActions Secures One of Its Biggest Clients Yet With Unilever Win

There's a reshuffle taking place, as corporate travel agencies battle it out against each other for business coming out of the pandemic. Now TripActions claims it has secured one of its biggest enterprise customers to date, poaching the consumer goods giant from a major rival. The startup said it has been selected by London-headquartered Unilever,…

Business Travel

Corp Travel Agencies Reboot Bots in Light of Labor Crisis

There’s a distinct whiff of nostalgia drifting through the swaying palm trees in San Diego, as corporate travel agencies plug chatbots at the Global Business Travel Association’s annual convention.

Corp Travel Agencies Reboot Bots in Light of Labor Crisis

Business Travel

Amex GBT Stays Patient on China to Recoup Missing Revenue

There's still some way to go for the world's biggest corporate travel agency. Recovery is in its sights, and clinching JP Morgan is a major win, but as we've seen so far in 2022, a lot can happen over the next six months, with high hopes on China.

Amex GBT Stays Patient on China to Recoup Missing Revenue

Rental Cars

Hertz Struggles in Corporate Travel But Is Encouraged by ‘Short-Burst’ Trip Trend

The impact of the strict and extended inbound Covid testing policy in the U.S. shouldn't be underestimated, especially when it comes to larger business customers. The ripple effect is evident in Hertz's latest results.

Hertz Struggles in Corporate Travel But Is Encouraged by ‘Short-Burst’ Trip Trend

Business Travel

Startup Spotnana to Use $75 Million in New Funding to Continue Unraveling Business Travel’s Complexities

The company, which is backed by Concur co-founder Steve Singh, is still on its mission to quietly dismantle the underlying technology and commercial kickbacks that the corporate travel industry was built on. That costs a lot of money.

Startup Spotnana to Use $75 Million in New Funding to Continue Unraveling Business Travel’s Complexities

Business Travel

Business Travel Surge Playing Key Role in Event Tech Bubble Burst – For Now

Virtual events don't seem to be cutting it anymore in the emerging, post-pandemic world, but business travelers should think twice before throwing away their headsets.

Business Travel Surge Playing Key Role in Event Tech Bubble Burst – For Now

Business Travel

TikTok Being Deployed in the Mix to Recruit Younger Corp Travel Agents

Whatever it takes is the message today, with social media emerging a key battleground for talent.

TikTok Being Deployed in the Mix to Recruit Younger Corp Travel Agents