American Express Global Business Travel to acquire HRG

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has announced acquisition of Hogg Robinson Group (HRG). The combined group will offer clients and travellers a more comprehensive range of travel management products and services.  Doug Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, American Express GBT, said: “The technology roadmaps of each business provide a powerful platform from which to drive future innovation. We will deliver a superior client and traveller experience through fully-integrated travel management solutions, including booking and expense management products.”

The acquisition shall offer the following services:

  • Utilising complementary footprints and solutions
  • Create the ability to combine two advanced travel technology and development platforms
  • Deliver synergies through cost savings and scale benefits; and
  • Leverage each company’s existing infrastructure and technology capabilities