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ACTE: Security concerns present challenges for travel managers

ACTE: Security concerns present challenges for travel managers

With global travel facing an ever-growing number of security threats, corporate travel buyers are dealing with a growing number of traveller concerns, and struggling to adopt the tools necessary to address them. But according to new research from the Association of Corporate Travel Executives, underwritten by American Express Global Business Travel, travel managers increasingly recognise they have a central role to play in fulfilling their company’s duty of care obligations to travelling employees.

GBT: Death of the road warrior

GBT: Death of the road warrior

27 October 2016 Organisations & Operators

A new research-based report published today by the Association of Corporate Travel Executives and American Express Global Business Travel reveals how the behaviour and priorities of today’s business travellers are evolving. It also explores how corporations can adapt managed travel programmes to fulfil the needs and expectations of contemporary business travellers.

American Express Global Business Travel completes KDS acquisition

American Express Global Business Travel completes KDS acquisition

American Express Global Business Travel has completed the acquisition of KDS, a global provider of integrated travel technology headquartered in France. Announced in August, this acquisition is part of GBT’s broader investment strategy to develop a suite of integrated digital services for business travellers, bolstering its core technology platform with KDS’ integrated travel SaaS technology.