Travel Insights

A Guide to Evaluating and Enhancing Your Corporate Travel Technology Stack

If you’re like many travel managers in the midst of modifying your travel program to prepare for changes ahead, one area you should focus on is how to optimize the…

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American Express Global Business Travel Hackathon 2020: Fostering Ingenuity to Better Serve Our Clients

January 30, 2020 – In June 1999, OpenBSD held the very first recorded hackathon. A bunch of developers from around the world were invited to congregate in a house in…

Travel Tips & Trends

Chatbots and AI: What Is the Reality in the Business Travel Industry?

Not so long ago a group of mathematicians and scientists proposed a summer workshop at Dartmouth College in New England to study a newly emerging area of research. This new…

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How We’re Meeting Your Business Travelers’ Expanding and Ever-Present Tech Expectations

Increasing digitization has given travel management companies (TMC) the tools to change as well as a reason: It has elevated our travelers’ consumer experiences and, thus, their expectations of business…

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Staying Mobile: How the Amex GBT Mobile App Is Staying Ahead of the Curve

It is hard to believe that the idea of the mobile app is just over a decade old. Apple launched its App Store and Google its Android marketplace (now Google…

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How AI Is Improving the Business Travel Experience

“AI” is a buzzword being thrown around in the industry a lot these days. But as Marilyn Markham, global product director at American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), explains, when…

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How Blockchain Can Transform the Travel Business Industry

With cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple practically making front-page news headlines on a daily basis these days, there is renewed interest in how the technology behind these digital currencies…

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The Hottest New Gadgets for Business Travelers

From the slimmest laptop in the world to a self-propelling carry-on that will follow you around the airport like a puppy dog, there were many new innovations unveiled at the…

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Wi-Fi Tips for Travelers on the Go

From being able to respond to work emails in the airport lounge and aboard the plane to using an app to hail a ride to the hotel and then another…

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10 Reasons to Love Corporate Travel Booking Tool Neo

How are business travelers researching, booking and managing their travel these days? It’s sort of a trick question since the answer is through any device they can — whether it’s…