Stockholm, SWEDEN, September 10, 2015 – American Express Global Business Travel (“GBT”) today announced that it has been selected to provide travel management services to the Carlsberg Group, the fourth largest brewery in the world, with a presence in 150 markets and with 45,000 employees globally.
GBT will provide the Carlsberg Group with a comprehensive travel management program under a global agreement covering the following areas:
- Dedicated service teams including online and mobile booking capabilities
- Meeting & Events services
- Consulting Services including Sourcing and Optimisation support
- CSR including proactive Duty of Care solutions
The following markets went live on September 1: Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.
“GBT’s ability to deliver consistent service across the world, relevant consulting capabilities and the testimonials provided by our customers are some of the reasons why the Carlsberg Group selected GBT as their global travel management partner”, said Dan Håkansson, Managing Director, Nordics, American Express Global Business Travel. “The Carlsberg Group also recognises that we are very well positioned to support their focus on globalising, optimising, centralising and standardising processes, which they believe will help them deliver a best-in-class business travel programme for their travellers as well as for the company overall.”
“Needless to say, we are absolutely delighted and proud to have been selected to deliver travel management services to a world-class company like the Carlsberg Group and we look forward to supporting them both at a global and local level, to help them drive continuous improvements in their business travel programme and to help them maximise their business travel spend”, ends Dan Håkansson.
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. American Express Global Business Travel ranked first among corporate travel providers in the 2014 Corporate Travel 100 (“CT100”), an annual listing compiled by Business Travel News which ranks companies with the largest volume of U.S. air bookings. 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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