During a press conference at the National Business Travel Association (NBTA) International Convention & Exposition, American Express Business Travel announced plans to launch a business-to-business online networking community for the corporate travel industry.
BusinessTravelConnexion.com will bring together a consortium of industry decision makers, suppliers and experts in the industry’s most extensive online, community platform. Also announced was NBTA’s commitment to become the online community’s first industry content partner. American Express Publishing’s Executive Travel magazine will also provide content to the site.
Designed as a place for members to connect, share and learn, BusinessTravelConnexion.com will draw together the combined expertise and wide variety of perspectives of American Express Business Travel, NBTA, industry publications, suppliers and editorialists.
In addition to these affiliations, users will be empowered and encouraged to participate in online discussion boards, editorial reviews, hot topic polls, product development councils and provide feedback on what they want to hear about from the industry.
Other features will include a resource center with white papers, surveys and other research, RSS feed, blogs and benchmarking ability. Membership to the site will be open to the entire business travel community.
Industry participants are also invited to become a fan of the BusinessTravelConnexion Facebook page. Updates and additional information are available by clicking here.