AMEX to launch new online community

During a press conference at the National Business Travel Association (NBTA) International Convention & Exposition, American Express Business Travel has announced the upcoming launch of a business-to-business online community for the corporate travel industry. will bring together a consortium of industry decision makers, suppliers, and experts in the industry’s most extensive online, community platform. Furthermore, Executive Travel magazine intends to provide content to the site and NBTA has committed to become the online community’s first industry content partner.

As a first step toward a truly collaborative community, American Express Business Travel is accepting suggestions for content and features at Through each of these venues, individuals may register to offer thoughts and receive updates on the site’s progress until its launch, currently planned for this fall. will encourage users to participate in online discussion boards, editorial reviews, hot topic polls, product development councils and provide feedback on what they want to hear about from the industry.  Features will include a resource center with white papers, surveys and other research, RSS feed, blogs and benchmarking ability.