Centralised and cost-effective travel management

Säästä ja nauti
27.3.2019 10:53
Sure, it’s nice to be able to save your company money on business travel, but have you thought about why doing so may be in your own best interest?
Laura Jokinen
10.10.2018 13:18
American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), the world’s largest business travel agency, is strengthening its foothold in Finland as SMT starts using the name of its parent company on 29 October 2018. Finnish business travellers and business event organisers will not be forgotten, however; our local expertise will remain in place and be supplemented by the benefits brought about by international volume and service selection.
Gabriela Suortti
29.8.2018 13:29
At work, we find it easier to do things ourselves, as delegating them feels more challenging. Why do we continue to do this, even though someone else could do the same thing better and quicker? This would also save your precious time for something more important.
Millainen Travel Manager sinä olet?
31.5.2018 09:48
So you may use surveys and other tools to learn more about the experiences of your travelers for inspiration on how to fine-tune the travel program, but today we’re turning the tables on all you travel managers (TM). After all, you are an essential ingredient in the success of the company’s travel program and what kind of manager you are sets the entire tone. So read the five types of TMs we’ve profiled below to see where you’re crushing it and where there’s room for improvement.
Ari Ilonen
30.5.2018 17:17
A contract is a shared promise. For travel services, it is the intention of both parties to engage in something larger. This intention needs to materialise in the correct manner. Good planning and flawless purchasing are no longer enough. What happens after the purchase has been made? Is it being implemented as planned? Who is tracking it?
Miltä tulevaisuus näyttää?
1.2.2018 13:14
What does the world of business travel look like in 2018? Will the costs rise? Will the offering change? What worries travellers? Join us and take a peak in our crystal ball.
Hyöty irti raportoinnista
22.11.2017 15:42
Once again, it is that time of the year when budget proposals are floating on companies’ desks and competing with other critical deadlines. Does this grind your gears? We will give you a few tips that can save time while budgeting, controlling travel costs and arranging competitive bidding for service providers as well as catering to insurance companies’ needs, both now and in the future.
Matkustusohjeiden keskittäminen
20.11.2017 16:38
Increasing savings for many companies can be a long game strategy rather than an instantaneous win. This was true for one of our customers in Latin America, Grupo Alfa, who has more than 50 subsidiaries and 10,000 travelers. One way they wanted to increase their savings was by consolidating all of their subsidiary travel programs and adopting an online booking strategy to alleviate their onsite booking. Find out how they succeeded.
Oletko Travelleri-Timppa vai Säästäjä-Saija?
13.10.2017 12:22
It’s one of the biggest compliance struggles travel managers have: getting their business travelers to book their overnight stays through the company-approved tools. With direct booking through hotel apps and online travel agencies gaining popularity, it’s been a hard battle to win. To help boost your hotel attachment rate, American Express Global Business Travel has identified five types of business travelers, what it is they are seeking from their hotel booking experience and how, together, we can best fulfill their needs. Find it out here
8 vinkkiä hotellivarauksiin
13.10.2017 12:19
Of course, anyone who regularly travels for business or works in the travel department of a company knows how much the airline carriers look for clever ways to jack up prices. Hotels are no different, and they are earning a staggering amount of money doing so. Find out the eight hidden costs and how to avoid them.


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