American Express GBT adds investors to fuel further growth

PhocusWire | December 18, 2019

American Express GBT adds investors to fuel further growth
American Express Global Business Travel has secured undisclosed investment from Carlyle Global Partners. Carlyle joins the Certares-led investment group, which holds 50% of the business, with credit card and loyalty brand American Express holding the remaining half. GIC, an institutional investor, is also now part of the group, alongside the University of California Office of the Chief Investment Officer of the Regents and Kaiser Permanente.

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Today, mobile has become an everyday feature of business travel, with travelers using multiple devices on the road (laptops, tablets, smartphone you name it). Companies now need to harness these platforms effectively to ensure efficient communication. So what’s your company’s mobile strategy? You can use mobile to achieve company goals, like minimizing risk by delivering localized security briefings and alerts and that’s just one simple example. You can also use mobile to steer traveler behavior by sending targeted messages relevant to their location

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