The partners of 40 years have 'shared vision to advance travel retailing with modern technology and process simplification'
Travelport and Amex GBT agree new partnership and upgrade to next-gen platform
Travelport has renewed its partnership with leading B2B corporate travel platform American Express Global Business Travel for use of its next generation selling platform Travelport+.
Amex GBT will take advantage of planned enhancement to Travelport+ including improved access to content, more modern retailing capabilities and enhanced productivity for travel agents.
Jason Toothman, chief commercial officer – agency, at Travelport said: “We value our relationship with Amex GBT which has lasted more than 40 years.
“Deepening our collaboration by using Travelport+ will benefit both Amex GBT and its business customers.
“Combining Amex GBT’s expertise with our modern travel retailing tools will ultimately improve how corporate travel is managed.
“The introduction of Travelport+ servicing capabilities and retailing improvements will ensure continued focus on delivering customer, traveller and supplier value to Amex GBT’s marketplace.”
John Bukowski, vice president, content and strategic sourcing at Amex GBT, added: “Our agreement with Travelport remains focused on innovation and ensuring our customers have access to the broadest set of content while continuing to deliver best-in-class servicing.
“Our planned upgrade to Travelport+ and shared vision to advance travel retailing with modern technology and process simplification will help the Amex GBT marketplace deliver on its promise and fuel our mission to drive progress through travel.”