American Express Global Business Travel is nearing an agreement to acquire 30SecondsToFly, a chatbot-maker serving travel management companies.
The 30SecondsToFly engineering team would join the Paris development shop that GBT obtained in its deal four years ago for travel and expense system provider KDS. Its product folks would report to GBT's EVP for product and strategy, Evan Konwiser.
In response to industry chatter and queries from The Company Dime, GBT CEO Paul Abbott confirmed the talks during a Monday morning phone interview. A GBT spokesperson said the companies expected the deal . . .