–37 Out of the Top 100 Companies Included in 2015 Listing Are Customers–

 New York, NY, October 9, 2015 – American Express Global Business Travel (“GBT”) today announced that it continues to rank first among corporate travel providers in the recently announced 2015 Corporate Travel 100 (“CT100”), an annual listing compiled by Business Travel News. The listing provides a comprehensive review of companies with the largest volume of air booking in the United States across a variety of industries. Similar to last year’s listing, 37 GBT customers were named to the CT100 list, more than any other travel management company, with two listed in this year’s top ten.

 “We are incredibly proud to be recognized once again as the top travel management company in Business Travel News’ Corporate Travel 100 listing and thank our customers for trusting in GBT to support the needs of their corporate programs and provide the best experience possible to their travelers,” said Christine Ourmieres-Widener, Chief Global Sales Officer,  American Express Global Business Travel. “With one year under our belts as a joint venture, GBT is stronger than ever with fresh talent, energy and ideas, and an ambitious vision for the future. We believe in the critical role this industry plays and feel strongly that business travel should be the easiest of all travel. We look forward to putting our capital to work to make this a reality for our customers and their travelers.” 

 Companies were selected for the CT100 list based on 2014 air tickets purchased for domestic or international business travel at all U.S. points of sale. Most listed organizations provided at least some information to Business Travel News for use in their specific listings. Respondent organizations completed an online questionnaire and some provided additional information in interviews. For organizations that did not participate, Business Travel News used industry sources, published reports and other intelligence.

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 About American Express Global Business Travel

American Express Global Business Travel enables corporations and empowers business travelers with insights, connections and exceptional customer service on a global scale. Through technology and information, American Express Global Business Travel provides leading travel solutions, integrated consulting services, proprietary research, and end-to-end meetings and events capabilities. These innovative offerings enable clients to optimize the return on their travel and meetings investments.

 American Express Global Business Travel has operations and network partners in nearly 140 countries worldwide with approximately 12,000 employees. Learn more about how American Express Global Business Travel connects the world at www.amexglobalbusinesstravel.com.

 American Express Global Business Travel (“GBT”) is a joint venture that is not wholly-owned by American Express Company or any of its subsidiaries (“American Express”). “American Express Global Business Travel”, “American Express” and the American Express logo are trademarks of American Express, and are used under limited license.

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