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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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ACTE Whitepaper: Booking Tools and Technologies

As an industry, we’ve known for many years now that while corporate travel booking adds layers of complexity on top of the way unmanaged and leisure travel is booked, business travelers demand a…

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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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6 Signs American Express Global Business Travel and Lola Is the Right Fit for Your Corporate Travel Program

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) strives to deliver a premium experience to all business travelers. To meet some of the unique travel management needs of companies with a less…

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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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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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Survey: How to Effectively Communicate Your Hotel Program to Travelers

You do not need a study to tell you that effective communication is key to boosting hotel attachment — you need one demonstrating what communication strategies actually work with travelers….

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Survey: Understand Your Travelers’ Hotel Booking Behaviors

Want to know more about your traveling employees’ hotel booking patterns and preferences? Well, you are not alone. American Express Global Business Travel recently teamed up with the market research…

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American Express Global Business Travel Hackathon 2019: Putting Innovation to the Contest

The late Steve Jobs once said, “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” And we couldn’t agree more. From our award-winning booking tool Neo™ that harnesses pioneering technology to…

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Booking.com and Airbnb’s Home-sharing Rentals: Considerations for Your Corporate Travel Program

Slowly but surely, traveling employees are starting to realize the value of booking an Airbnb-like property for their corporate trips. According to a 2018 online survey conducted by American Express Global…

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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…