Growth through acquisitions has long been a strategy for major travel management companies, and no one does it quite as often as American Express Global Business Travel.
This week it made the move to buy Frankfurt-based DER Business Travel, further strengthening its presence in Europe following its purchase of Hogg Robinson Group last year. The big get bigger, and everyone else has to deal with it.
Fresh on the heels of TripActions bringing New Distribution Capability bookings to its platform, Travelperk is partnering with Lufthansa to do the same. Lufthansa's direct strategy continues to pay dividends as the sector slowly moves to disintermediate the global distribution systems.
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