Amadeus and Emburse are partnering to better address the business travel demands of global enterprises by delivering a fully-integrated solution to new customers, as well as offering each other’s solutions to current customers.
Amadeus will promote Emburse Chrome River as a recommended integrated expense management offering to corporations in the US and specific markets in Europe (UK, Scandinavia and Benelux), while Emburse will add Cytric Travel and Cytric Easy for Microsoft Teams to its portfolio of travel spend optimisation solutions.
The partnership aims ensure a seamless experience from trip planning and booking, through to expense reporting, reconciliation, reimbursements and spend analytics.
“Emburse and Amadeus have had data integrations for some time, and we share a number of high-profile customers, but with this partnership, we’re really taking things to the next level,” said Eric Friedrichsen, CEO of Emburse.
“The two companies offer a number of complementary solutions that span the entire business travel journey. This relationship enables us to empower global enterprises with state-of-the-art tools that offer greater simplicity for their end-users, while creating value for the enterprise through greater visibility and more efficient travel spending.”
Rudy Daniello, Executive Vice President, Amadeus Cytric Solutions, added: “This partnership enables us to go beyond managing travel booking and expense. By leveraging our two companies’ complementary strengths, we are greatly enhancing the traveller’s digital and mobile experience and corporations’ travel spend and policy management throughout the entire travel journey.
“All of this will enable corporations to optimise their travel spend in terms of cost, carbon emission and productivity collaboration.”
The two companies will continue working together to collaborate and innovate in building end-to-end spend management.