Articles tagged “amex gbt”

Philippine Tourism Industry Attracts More Family Money: Why It’s Wrong

Philippine Tourism Industry Attracts More Family Money: Why It’s Wrong

Raini Hamdi, Skift

For many, the idea that a few families can control a whole industry is unthinkable, unfair, actually galling. In Philippine tourism, it’s as entrenched as the sight of a jeepney — no one thinks anything of it at all. That has to change, although it won’t be anytime soon.

9 hours ago

American Express GBT Acquires German Business Travel Agency

American Express GBT Acquires German Business Travel Agency

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Add yet another integration to the docket for American Express Global Business Travel. They have plenty of experience with this by now.

2 months ago

American Express GBT’s Big Integration Continues Apace

American Express GBT’s Big Integration Continues Apace

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

As corporate travel giants work to refine and improve their technology stacks, travel managers and travelers alike will be empowered with new tools and suggestions.

5 months ago

American Express GBT Reports No Major Indigestion After 2 Big Acquisitions

American Express GBT Reports No Major Indigestion After 2 Big Acquisitions

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

It's one thing to buy a competitor, and another to successfully integrate its systems. American Express Global Business Travel has had to do it twice in recent years, and the company says the new tools have been a big boost.

5 months ago

Will Lola’s New Partnership With AmEx Revive the Struggling Startup?

Will Lola’s New Partnership With AmEx Revive the Struggling Startup?

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Lola was a good idea with solid execution that fell flat. By partnering with the biggest company in corporate travel, Lola will find out whether its service is actually a fit for businesses around the world. And if not, maybe the mobile-first future isn't quite here yet.

9 months ago

Business Class Fares to Europe Will Get Even More Expensive in 2018

Business Class Fares to Europe Will Get Even More Expensive in 2018

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Business travel demand is high, and so too are travel costs. Growing global instability in the political and economic realms, however, could disrupt these trends and drive costs down.

2 years ago

CEO Interview: How American Express GBT Tackles Innovation

CEO Interview: How American Express GBT Tackles Innovation

Hannah Sampson, Skift

American Express Global Business Travel is investing in technology to give travelers better digital tools and a more streamlined booking experience.

2 years ago

New Beginnings and Old Problems — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

New Beginnings and Old Problems — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

After a game of musical chairs in corporate travel's C-suite, stay tuned to see which travel management companies most nimbly adapt to changes in the marketplace.

3 years ago

Airbnb Scores Another Win With Corporate Travel Management Integration

Airbnb Scores Another Win With Corporate Travel Management Integration

Dan Peltier, Skift

There is progress being made on both the client and travel management company sides when it comes to letting employees book the accommodations that they want (in budget, of course).

3 years ago

There’s a Safety Gap Separating Female and Male Business Travelers

There’s a Safety Gap Separating Female and Male Business Travelers

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Better technology tools from travel management companies can help put female travelers into safer situations on the road.

3 years ago

Interview: Amex Global Business Travel’s CTO on Corporate Travel Going Mobile

Interview: Amex Global Business Travel’s CTO on Corporate Travel Going Mobile

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

As travel management companies begin to embrace mobile for booking, expect business travelers to push for more personalized service.

3 years ago