Travelport and American Express Global Business Travel (Amex GBT) announced they have renewed their relationship with a multiyear agreement that includes the use of Travelport’s new selling platform, Travelport+. Enhancements in Travelport+, according to an announcement, are targeted to improve access to content, providing more retailing capabilities and enhancing productivity for travel counselors. Jason Toothman, chief commercial officer - agency at Travelport, said deepening the collaboration by using Travelport+ will benefit both Amex GBT and its business customers.  He said that combining Amex GBT’s expertise with Travelport’s modern travel retailing tools “will ultimately improve how corporate travel is managed.”

John Bukowski, vice president, content and strategic sourcing for Amex GBT, said the planned upgrade to Travelport+ and a 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.”