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Fact or Fiction? A Fun Quiz to Test Your Hotel Knowledge

Will business travelers earn loyalty points when booking through the company’s booking channels? Should they spend time trying to find the lowest hotel rate online, or is what’s available in…

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The Air Monitor 2020 from American Express Global Business Travel

Developed by GBT’s Global Business Consulting team, the Air Monitor is GBT’s annual air price forecast, backed up by analysis of the trends that are driving fares. The 2020 edition…

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The Cost of Stranded Business Travelers

There are few more frustrating experiences for business travelers than getting stranded because of a cancelled or heavily delayed flight. Industry statics reveal the problem is growing more acute, and…

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Green Travel White Paper: Approach to Integrating Sustainability in Business Travel

Over the past two years, our clients have expressed a growing interest in integrating corporate sustainability goals into their travel program. This push for sustainability is primarily driven by consumer…

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Upgrading your travel management

The prospect of changing your travel management company (TMC) can be daunting for any organisation. After all, the thought of having to go through a lengthy and laborious procurement process…

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Earning Employee Loyalty Through a Traveler-Focused Program

Unemployment levels around the world continue to break records. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in the United States has dropped to 3.6% in May…

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The Hotel Monitor 2020 from American Express Global Business Travel

To help travel and procurement departments optimize their corporate lodging programs, the Global Business Consulting (GBC) team of American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) produces an annual hotel analysis with…

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The Hotel Monitor 2020 Cities Forecast from American Express Global Business Travel

To help travel buyers plan their 2020 budget of their corporate lodging program, the Global Business Consulting (GBC) team at American Express Global Business Travel has assembled hotel price predictions for…

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Putting Data to Work for your Lodging Program

The world is swimming in data and there is more of it all the time. To help travel buyers derive value from all the data that is available to them,…

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What Are Virtual Card Numbers and Why Your Travel Program Needs Them

Imagine this: There’s a contractor who’s traveling for company business. Because they do not have a corporate charge card, the hotel will be paid for using some executive’s corporate credit…

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What Qualities to Look for in a Travel Management Company

Whether you are starting from scratch or searching for a replacement, selecting a travel management company (TMC) to partner with requires thorough and thoughtful vetting — and not just because…

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Alleviating Employees’ Top Four Business Travel Gripes

We hear a lot about the need to boost traveler satisfaction and well-being, but it can be somewhat difficult for travel policy decision makers to grasp how imperative a concept…