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7 Reasons Business Travelers Should Use an Online Booking Tool for Work Trips

When it comes to booking business travel, travel managers, travelers, and travel arrangers may have different priorities regarding what they’re seeking in an experience. Travel managers tend to prefer a…

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Trying to Predict Airfares When The Unpredictable Happens

With airfares fluctuating frequently, knowing when to buy and when to wait for a better deal to come along can be tricky. Airfare prediction apps such as Google Flights and…

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Smartphone Centricity: The Digitization of Travel Is Helping to Drive Contactless Transactions

By Marisa Cannon, Globetrender Forecaster Please note that the information below is Globetrender’s own and American Express Global Business Travel makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or…

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A Guide to Evaluating and Enhancing Your Corporate Travel Technology Stack

If you’re like many travel managers in the midst of modifying your travel program to prepare for changes ahead, one area you should focus on is how to optimize the…

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American Express Global Business Travel Hackathon 2020: Fostering Ingenuity to Better Serve Our Clients

January 30, 2020 – In June 1999, OpenBSD held the very first recorded hackathon. A bunch of developers from around the world were invited to congregate in a house in…

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Chatbots and AI: What Is the Reality in the Business Travel Industry?

Not so long ago a group of mathematicians and scientists proposed a summer workshop at Dartmouth College in New England to study a newly emerging area of research. This new…

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How We’re Meeting Your Business Travelers’ Expanding and Ever-Present Tech Expectations

Increasing digitization has given travel management companies (TMC) the tools to change as well as a reason: It has elevated our travelers’ consumer experiences and, thus, their expectations of business…

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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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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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Top 10 Reasons Business Travelers Should Download the Amex GBT Mobile App

We know how difficult traveling for business can be at times and we want to do whatever we can to make it easier for our corporate travelers, which is why…