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Flight Price Predictor Apps and Business Travel

With prices for air travel fluctuating so frequently, knowing when to buy and when to wait for a better deal to come along can be tricky. Fare predictor apps such…

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When It Comes to Your Hotel Program, Knowledge Is Power — And Can Lead to Extra Savings

By Cindy Armitage and Jackie Visnic A hotel program has two distinct functions: There’s sourcing — identifying, evaluating and negotiating with suppliers — and then there’s ongoing program management (OPM)…

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Hotel bookings & Risk Management in Focus: Why Capturing Your Total Travel Spend Is Important

By Jackie Visnic and Constanze Briefi As an organization, you have a duty of care obligation to protect your traveling employees. You have invested time and resources to select your…

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8 Hidden Hotel Fees and How Business Travelers Can Avoid Them

Of course, anyone who regularly travels for business or works in the travel department of a company knows how much the airline carriers look for clever ways to jack up…

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4 Ways to Cut Travel Costs at Your Business

You may have read the bad news, that the cost of travel is expected to rise in 2018. According to the 2018 Global Travel Forecast report, higher oil prices, rising…

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Dive Into Business Intelligence to Cut Costs, Boost Compliance

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has access to tons of data, each year processing billions of dollars in travel spend from millions of business trips. We have breakdowns on…

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Business travel rewards: Maximize frequent flyer miles and more

One of the perks of business travel is the ability to maximize frequent flyer miles and travel rewards. By choosing the right combination of airlines and credit cards, business travelers…

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Leveraging Transparency for a Better Travel Program

The business travel model is not always focused on transparency, which creates a challenging and often frustrating reality for travelers and their companies. Yet, transparency is a critical factor, especially…

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Business Travel Experience: The New Focus of Business Travel Policy

There is a major shift happening when it comes to the key objective of business travel programs: savings. Gone are the days where you, the travel manager, are negotiating for…

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The Benefits of Using a Corporate Travel Agency

Some companies still travel without the aid of a corporate travel agency. Partnering with a business travel agency like American Express Global Business Travel can provide many benefits. Discover five…