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American Express Global Business Travel Reviews

Updated 23 Jan 2020

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3.1
51%
Recommend to a Friend
91%
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American Express Global Business Travel Chief Executive Officer Paul Abbott
Paul Abbott
13 Ratings
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  • "Nothing like American Express, not(in 34 reviews)

  • "While at GBT there were many things that pulled down the name of Amex it was bad(in 34 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (38)

    "Great company and growth potential"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Express Global Business Travel full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    -great team -lots of resources available -good pay -process driven -good brand recognition -reputable company -growing like crazy! -global -virtual work environment -flexible -great benefits / PTO

    Cons

    NA - Can't think of any.

    Advice to Management

    Great job continuing to build this company. I could have used a little more training initially but lots of great people to help figure things out along the way.

    American Express Global Business Travel2019-02-19
  2. "Friendly environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I have been working at American Express Global Business Travel full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible working hours , nice team, good job

    Cons

    I haven't found any cons so far

    American Express Global Business Travel2019-08-14
  3. "Great company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Travel Consultant 

    I have been working at American Express Global Business Travel full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work with. Great management team.

    Cons

    No cons to write about

    Advice to Management

    Na

    American Express Global Business Travel2019-12-09
  4. "Virtual Homeworker"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Travel Consultant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Express Global Business Travel full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Homeworking Yearly hours review Process oriented Annual Pacesetters Awards Lifelong colleagues/friends

    Cons

    Terrible salary Lagging technology Prefer to hire new people than industry trained Doesn't embrace innovation Difficult to allocate annual leave

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget the frontline homeworking agents!

    American Express Global Business Travel2019-11-13
  5. "Learning opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at American Express Global Business Travel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Growth phase so there are learning opportunities

    Cons

    Lack of transparency in some situations

    American Express Global Business Travel2019-10-29
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Newsflash... October 2019 update"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at American Express Global Business Travel

    Pros

    Seeking hope from new CEO

    Cons

    Not anticipating any positive change

    Advice to Management

    Stop blaming middle managers and employees. Senior leadership team stand up. Be accountable. Visit your sites and hear your people. Active listening isn’t hard.

    American Express Global Business Travel2019-10-17
  7. "Not bad"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Event Manager 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Express Global Business Travel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good team vibe and socials

    Cons

    Management not focused on development of staff

    American Express Global Business Travel2019-09-22
  8. "Overall good company to work for."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Event Manager in London, England

    I have been working at American Express Global Business Travel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Large agency to work for and depending on which account you work for, good exposure to other accounts and activities that are run in the head office.

    Cons

    Such a big company means so many different ways of working and processes. Processes and training could be better.

    American Express Global Business Travel2019-09-06
  9. "Higher Management needs to get better"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Head of Product Management 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at American Express Global Business Travel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Not anything to be clear

    Cons

    Not worth it if you are young and motivated

    American Express Global Business Travel2019-09-08
  10. "Great Place to Work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Travel Consultant in London, England

    I have been working at American Express Global Business Travel full-time

    Pros

    Fair company to work. Good culture

    Cons

    Need to log in every time and reason why you are away from your desk

    American Express Global Business Travel2019-07-15
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