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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

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Airbnb and GBT make traveller tracking accessible


American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) announced a commercial agreement with Airbnb. The partnership will have Airbnb make business accessible to GBT customers through data transfer and traveller tracking. “Business travellers want the freedom to choose accommodations that align with their personal and professional tastes,” said Wes Bergstrom, Vice President, Global Supplier Relations, American Express Global Business Travel.

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