When it comes to thinking about buying business travel, two must-haves for a travel program immediately spring into the minds of travel managers everywhere: the biggest possible savings and the highest degree of compliance.

Buying business travel with the right travel management partner should optimize both of these aspects. The right partner also ensures the highest standards for the safety of your travelers, so that your company can uphold their important duty of care.

Biggest Savings

Buying business travel for better savings all starts with knowing that you’re getting the lowest possible fares when your travelers are on the move. From airfare, to hotels, to car rentals, American Express Global Business Travel offers its customers best-in-class pricing when compared with other leading online booking agencies.

But the bettering of your bottom line doesn’t just stop there, the savings American Express Global Business Travel offers continue with our top-notch suite of travel management tools. For starters, our online and mobile booking tools save your employees time. This means that they can focus on the work that they do to drive your company forward, rather than sifting through a slew of potential bookings. Our tools ensure that they can book both efficiently and within policy, which results in savings for your business.

Keeping Your Travelers Safe

In addition to maximizing your travel ROI, travel managers are responsible for upholding the company’s duty of care. Buying business travel and establishing a program with the right partner should allow travel managers to fulfill this duty to the fullest extent. The American Express  Global Business Travel EXPERT CARE travel disruption management tool does just that. It updates you with real-time booking and travel status data, as well as SMS technology, so that you can be aware of any interferences in your travelers’ itineraries as well as communicate with them instantly. We’re also expanding our ability to track travelers through American Express®Corporate Card swipe data by adding locations with this capability.

American Express Global Business Travel is constantly taking steps to improve our technology. We strive to keep the tools we provide our customers on the leading-edge of the business travel industry, so that we may continue to deliver the biggest possible savings and provide for the safety of your travelers.