Concur partners with thetrainline.com for business travellers

24th May 2011

Concur, the supplier of integrated travel and expense management solutions, is teaming up with thetrainline.com, the online rail retailer. Trainline Connect, enables users to view prices, availability, reserve and purchase any UK journey – and compare air and rail service options – all on one screen.

Through the withpartnership, Concur clients will be able to add thetrainline.com rail to their travel plans the same way they already book air, car, or hotel reservations. Concur will also feed e-receipts directly into expense reports. 

Concur says that users of its systems will additionally benefit from mixed air and rail display; one way, round trip and open return booking and multiple ticketing/delivery options. 

“Our goal is to continually improve the experience for business travellers, while helping their companies drive down costs,” said Barry Padgett, EVP & GM of Europe for Concur. “Growing our Concur Connect platform with leading travel suppliers like thetrainline.com, allows us to provide our corporate clients with services that will save them time and money while making business travel easier and more productive for their employees.” 

Travel Management Companies (TMCs) can now have direct access to thetrainline.com content through Concur’s travel booking technology. Clients will have this same level of access in June.

 

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