Articles tagged “american express”

UBS Will Challenge Chase and AMEX With New Travel-Focused Credit Card

UBS Will Challenge Chase and AMEX With New Travel-Focused Credit Card

Jenny Surane, Bloomberg

Some of the perks are impressive, but UBS may have some trouble challenging Chase and American Express. Both competitors offer serious value to cardholders seeking free travel. And each has been in the high-end business longer than UBS. Plus, Chase and Amex have lots of airline partners.

4 days ago

American Express Expands Its Lounge Access Program With Its Platinum Card

American Express Expands Its Lounge Access Program With Its Platinum Card

Grant Martin, Skift

Travelers who own the American Express card now have a new suite of lounges to look forward to visiting. Whether they make up for the annual fee on the AmEx platinum is another question.

5 days ago

American Express Clamps Down On Points Churners — Skift Business Traveler

American Express Clamps Down On Points Churners — Skift Business Traveler

Grant Martin, Skift

Those in the habit of cyclically signing up for credit cards solely for the points may soon be out of luck thanks to a new strategy coming from American Express.

3 months ago

Amex Takes Battle to Chase With Revamped Platinum Card

Amex Takes Battle to Chase With Revamped Platinum Card

Ken Sweet, Associated Press

The buzz surrounding the launch of JPMorgan Chase's Sapphire Reserve Card has forced the hand of American Express but it'll be the points geeks who decide on the winner.

3 months ago

To Understand Personalization, Corporate Travel Looks to Consumer Travel

To Understand Personalization, Corporate Travel Looks to Consumer Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travel management companies are finally looking to approach corporate travel from a more traveler-centric perspective. The pressure is on to shift to a more progressive approach to travel technology, iterating based on what travelers actually want.

3 months ago

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5 months ago

Travel-Focused Consumers Win in Amex and Chase’s Battle for Credit Card Supremacy

Travel-Focused Consumers Win in Amex and Chase’s Battle for Credit Card Supremacy

Ben Steverman , Bloomberg

It takes a remarkable amount of effort to extract value from credit card offers, but for sophisticated travelers who study their options, the reward tend to be worth it.

6 months ago

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New Skift Insights Deck: Cyber Fraud in Travel

New Skift Insights Deck: Cyber Fraud in Travel

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Cyber fraud is estimated to cost the global economy $400 billion a year, with travel’s transition to the digital realm it must learn to deal with these new threats and challenges. Download the FREE Insights Deck Now!

6 months ago

New Meetings Industry Forecast Reveals a Need for Better Educated Planners

New Meetings Industry Forecast Reveals a Need for Better Educated Planners

Greg Oates, Skift

Corporate leaders and university faculty need to collaborate more to develop meetings industry research that supplies meeting planners with a more comprehensive understanding of event technology and business event strategy.

7 months ago

American Express Is Trying to Improve Its Loyalty Program for Elites

American Express Is Trying to Improve Its Loyalty Program for Elites

Ken Sweet, Associated Press

The new wave of high-end cards with better loyalty benefits provide a counter of sorts to the radical changes that have happened to airline loyalty programs. If you can afford them, that is.

8 months ago

American Express Has Big Quarter, But JetBlue and Starwood Deals Cause Worry

American Express Has Big Quarter, But JetBlue and Starwood Deals Cause Worry

Jenny Surane, Bloomberg

AmEx will need to go full-court press on Marriott to keep the Starwood relationship alive. It's not a deal AmEx can afford to loose.

1 year ago

What Corporate Travel CEOs Are Saying About the Sharing Economy

What Corporate Travel CEOs Are Saying About the Sharing Economy

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Risk-taking innovation in the corporate travel space is hard to find. Sharing economy services with robust reporting and safety tools, however, will make change inevitable.

1 year ago