American Express Global Business Travel Wants To ‘Own’ An Online Booking Tool

By | October 22, 2015

They have hinted about it before, and American Express Global Business Travel officials this week reinforced the company's desire to own an online booking tool. The big question is, in what sense?

"We will have our own solution," said chief sales officer Christine Ourmières-Widener during an interview Tuesday. She said the company fully expects to continue supporting a variety of tools, but "having our own solution moving forward is important."

Undetermined is whether the company will build or buy a product. Partnering also is on the table, but not in the traditional fashion. Under different ownership, GBT . . .

For Subscribers
The full page is available to subscribers of The Company Dime.

Please log in.
(Reset your password if you're a subscriber on our new system for the first time).

Or you may request a free trial or visit the Subscriptions page for purchase options.

This content is protected by copyright. Link sharing is encouraged but duplication and redistribution is illegal.