We’re creating a more connected travel industry, underpinned by sustainability and long-term investor relations.
Business travel is as mission-critical to global corporations as it’s ever been. Travel is an overhead but it’s also a vital launch-pad for strengthening key business relationships and creating new partnerships, opening new markets and generating new revenues.
In their personal lives travellers enjoy choice, freedom and personalised experience , be it in leisure travel or in online shopping. The internet and access to data, with smart algorithms have made all this possible, and expected. These experienced and empowered individuals are now expecting something similar from their business travel experience.
As a result of this rise in consumer power, the biggest question facing travel management companies and their clients is no longer how best to control travel costs. Instead, the biggest challenges are the following two elements:
Over the past months, together with my team I have been working on the new Managed travel 3.0 campaign. Our campaign talks to each of the players and illustrates how as the technology player at the heart of the travel ecosystem, Amadeus plays a key role in connecting the dots.
“There’s so much more…” “Look Again!” are the calls to action of our 3.0 Managed travel vision.
So as a business traveller, am I excited about my business trips of the future? Yes I am.
Do I believe a change will happen? Yes I do. Technology combined with data and service will make managed travel more personal, more targeted and more relevant than ever. Embracing this change will create a true experience for the business traveller. Now it is time for the managed travel players to Look again!