American Express Meetings & Events announces enhanced security strategy for events in China

Press Release American Express Meetings & Events has launched an enhanced solution designed to help protect meetings organisers against risks relating to operating meetings and events in China. The new solution is designed to maximise controls throughout the end-to-end meetings … Continue reading

American Express and Conferma team up to deliver simplified digital payments to corporate travel

New partnership will see American Express vPayment integrated with Conferma’s network of travel partners American Express Canada and Conferma – a FinTech company specializing in corporate travel payments – have teamed up to bring the power of digital payments to … Continue reading

American Express Global Business Travel shares tips for your first business trip

With a new class of graduates entering the working world, companies – especially startups and those focusing on the younger generation – are increasingly encouraging their staff to travel to enable personal and professional growth, so some recent grads might … Continue reading

American Express GBT announces new commercial leadership structure and appointments

David Reimer appointed to SVP/GM for the Americas Elyes Mrad appointed to SVP/GM, International American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has announced a refocused commercial leadership structure as part of the organization’s effort to create and deliver value for customers … Continue reading

Ride-sharing services now allowed by half of corporate travel policies across the globe

GBTA Foundation and American Express release latest GBTA Business Traveller Sentiment Index Global Report – January 2017 Ride-sharing services are now allowed by one-half (50 per cent) of all corporate travel policies, a jump from 44 per cent in June 2016, … Continue reading

New report promotes creating a work-life balance

Today’s hyper-connected travellers expect flexible business travel programs Successful programs will focus on the individual traveller – but few corporations are ready to implement A new research-based report recently published by the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) and American … Continue reading

American Express Global Business Travel announces new CEO

Industry veteran Doug Anderson joins GBT to accelerate next phase of transformational growth American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has announced Doug Anderson joins the company as CEO, effective immediately. With more than 30 years of global management experience, Doug … Continue reading

Hong Kong ranked as top international destination for Canadian business travellers

Data shows top 10 most-booked destinations for Canadian business travellers domestically and abroad American Express Global Business Travel (“GBT”) has released new data highlighting the most visited destinations for Canadian business travellers. Developed urban metropolises continue to hold top positions … Continue reading

Hotel consolidation: What meeting planners need to know

By Milton Rivera Hotel consolidation has been front-page news for several months now and meeting planners may be wondering how this consolidation will impact their upcoming negotiations and events. The way that planners engage and plan their meetings and events … Continue reading