In response to China’s growing corporate interest in online booking, American Express Business Travel has launched a corporate online solution – the first solution designed specifically to address the unique needs of the Chinese market. The solution, American Express Online, will allow both multinational corporations operating in China and local Chinese companies to realize the cost-savings, convenience and control that online travel management can deliver. The product includes features such as air and hotel booking tools that include real-time inventory and flight selection and corporate travel policy control, and traveller profiles that allows individual travellers to manage and update their preferences and enables the exchange of data with the corporate enterprise technology.
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