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Hotel Lingo 101: A Guide Defining Jargon Used in the Hospitality Industry

Whether you are new to travel management, are seeking solutions to optimize your hotel program or simply can’t remember what “LRA” and “NS” stand for, American Express Global Business Travel…

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The Hotel Monitor 2020 from American Express Global Business Travel

With the accommodation request for proposal season almost upon us, American Express Global Business Travel is releasing its Hotel Monitor 2020 report to help travel and procurement departments optimise their…

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Putting Data to Work for your Lodging Program

To help you prepare for the upcoming hotel request for proposal season, our Global Business Consulting (GBC) team at American Express Global Business Travel has put together a white paper to…

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The Hotel Monitor 2020 Cities Forecast from American Express Global Business Travel

Ahead of the accommodation request for proposal season, the Global Business Consulting (GBC) team at American Express Global Business Travel has assembled hotel price predictions for 150 key cities around the…

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How to Build a Better Hotel Programme — No Matter What Your Spend Is

It’s that time of year when American Express Global Business Travel’s (GBT) crack team of hotel consultants releases its city-by-city hotel pricing forecast ahead of the 2019 request for proposal…

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The Hotel Monitor 2019 Cities Forecast from American Express Global Business Travel

Ahead of the accommodation request for proposal season, the Global Business Consulting (GBC) team at American Express Global Business Travel has assembled hotel price predictions for 150 key cities around the…

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Smarter Buying: How to Build a Better Hotel Programme

To help you prepare for the upcoming hotel request for proposal season, our Global Business Consulting (GBC) team at American Express Global Business Travel has put together a white paper to…

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A Guide to the Boutique-Style Hotels from the Big Brands

If the traditional, large hotel chains are a bit too cookie-cutter for you and you (or your company) are not digging the Airbnb experience, don’t worry. There are plenty of…

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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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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…