Travel and Transport and Tripbam have announced an international partnership to provide global hotel re-shopping and analytics for business travel programmes.

The agreement encompasses the TMC’s wholly-owned locations in the US, UK, France, Germany and Switzerland. It will see Travel and Transport offer clients Tripbam’s hotel shopping, benchmarking and analytics services.

Dallas-based Tribam’s platform re-shops existing hotel bookings to find cheaper rates or alternatives. The company says this saves corporates more than US$100 per booking, with savings found at the original property booked or by including nearby hotels or “clusters”.

Tripbam currently has more than two dozen global TMC agreements in place.

Michael Kubasik, EVP and CIO at Travel and Transport, commented: “As Travel and Transport grows internationally, multi-country partnerships like this increase the solutions made available to global travel buyers to keep costs down. Like us, Tripbam is constantly looking to innovate and improve product and service offerings to meet and exceed client expectations, making this agreement a natural fit and one that strengthens our position as a global alternative for travel buyers.”

Steve Reynolds, CEO of Tripbam, added: “We are thrilled to partner with a rapidly growing international player in the business travel market. Both companies share a focus on providing best-in-class products and services across multiple markets to business travellers and their companies. We look forward to continuing to expand and provide innovative offerings together to the corporate travel industry in the future.”

travelandtransport.com; tripbam.com

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