London, UK – February 20, 2018 American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) today announces the availability of its Business Travel Made Simple offer, designed to help companies of any size or resource level to quickly and easily roll out a travel management platform across their UK workforce.

Complementing American Express GBT’s robust suite of corporate travel management offerings, Business Travel Made Simple is designed to provide ‘travel management in a box’ for any company looking to quickly deploy a UK-based managed travel programme. Business Travel Made Simple is an all-in-one solution that includes:

  • The most popular American Express GBT products, technology, services and travel inventory as a bundle
  • An optimised, end-to-end customer experience for both travellers and travel buyers
  • Assisted onboarding to help buyers gain leadership and drive user adoption
  • Ongoing travel buyer and manager guidance to ensure continuous programme success
  • Streamlined implementation for a faster route to savings
  • A simplified, standardised pricing structure and contract

American Express GBT’s Business Travel Made Simple can be quickly and easily deployed across any business, bringing particular benefits to those with fewer travel management resources or looking to deploy quickly and experience early results. Businesses gain supplier discounts, streamlined booking, robust reporting and around the clock traveller support. Travellers enjoy more choices and cheaper rates, perks and loyalty rewards, automatic rebooking and 24/7 multi-channel personalised service pre, during and post trip.

Jason Geall, vice-president and regional general manager for Northern Europe at American Express GBT, said: “We’ve listened carefully to what customers say they need from their managed travel programme, including materials for driving awareness and adoption amongst corporate travellers. Having received hugely positive feedback from recent customer trials, we’re excited to officially launch Business Travel Made Simple into the UK marketplace. It does what it says on the box!”

Geall added: “Small and medium-sized companies are the backbone of the UK economy. Growth is vital for job creation, tax receipts and economic stability. TMCs in the UK have a responsibility to make sure staff from these companies can travel in the safest, most efficient and cost-effective way possible.”

For more information and to start experiencing Business Travel Made Simple today, please visit: www.amexglobalbusinesstravel.com/takeoff

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About American Express Global Business Travel

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) equips companies of all sizes with the insights, tools, services and expertise they need to keep their travellers informed, focused and productive while on the road. With approximately 12,000 employees and operations in nearly 140 countries worldwide, GBT empowers customers to take control of their travel programmes, optimising the return on their travel and meetings investments, while, more importantly, providing extraordinary traveller care.

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American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) is a joint venture that is not wholly owned by American Express Company or any of its subsidiaries (American Express). “American Express Global Business Travel,” “American Express,” and the American Express logo are trademarks of American Express and are used under limited license.

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