Account Management for Business travel is not just about making reservations. It is about having a knowledgeable and experienced corporate travel manager to help you develop travel policies that make a difference, consult, train and implement new programs for your benefit.
Your account manager will become a valued corporate travel consultant to your company by developing business plans and working with vendors to keep you apprised of industry trends and bench-marking metrics, as well as ensuring your corporate business travel service and vendor goals are met and exceeded.
Much of our success is attributable to hard work, innovation and industry leadership. Our success is measured in our ability to listen, anticipate the fundamental needs of our clients and react proactively to every circumstance. We are committed to meeting the challenges of an ever changing travel environment. We are committed to keeping up with the latest in technology, management tools and industry changes as a team. Our experience has dictated our approach and we believe in bringing a team approach to formulating a travel program, engaging our clients in the process and leveraging the formidable resources of our agency to achieve success.
Our team can access the executive services programs run by all U.S. airlines to expedite and obtain priority status for our important clients. GTI continuously negotiates rates for hotel, car, and ground transportation programs based on your ongoing travel trends and spend. In addition to the many locally negotiated hotel properties in your present footprint, GTI has access to preferred rates of over 30,000 hotels globally. Our global program benefits your company by providing discounts ranging as much as up to 40% off of typical corporate rates and includes many additional amenities such as complimentary breakfast, newspaper and in-room coffee, free parking, in-room Wi-Fi, local transportation and many such amenities that make your stay away from home a little more relaxing.
Your account manager will provide:
- Assistance with travel policy creation, revision and enforcement
- Development of communication and user materials
- Customized implementation and training
- Proactive airline, hotel and car contract negotiations
- Adoption plans for online booking
- Travel spend bench-marking, suggestions for improvement
- Online reporting services including pre-trip, post trip, billing, risk management