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GBTA Collaboratory Series Explores How to Drive Procurement Changes During a Pandemic

As part of this week’s GBTA (Global Business Travel Association) Collaboratory 2020 webinar series, Robert Schott, managing director and chief procurement officer for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), and GBTA interim-executive director Dave Hilfman discussed navigating procurement changes during a pandemic and how to use this period to improve processes and strengthen partnerships.

American Express Global Business Travel Unveils Travel Briefing Platform

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has launched Travel Vitals, a travel briefing platform that gives travelers and travel managers a single source for all the information they need before, during and after a business trip. Data is aggregated from hundreds of sources, allowing users to search travel guidelines by destination, airline, airport, hotel chain, train operator and ground transportation provider.

American Express Global Business Travel Debuts Carbon Emissions Filter for Air, Rail Bookings

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has launched a new sustainability feature in its corporate travel and expense software, Neo. Now, the travel management platform has a carbon emissions filter to help travelers make better-informed booking decisions; this is available for both air and rail tickets.

American Express Global Business Travel Offsets 100% of 2019 Employee Travel

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) says it has achieved its goal to offset carbon emissions for employee business travel. The greenhouse gas offset applies to trips taken by GBT staff during all of 2019 and will continue into the future. GBT says it becomes the first global travel management company to offset 100 percent of its own travel emissions and it will next focus on becoming carbon-neutral across all its operations.