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Summit Travel Group - American Express specializes in serving the business travel needs of small to midsize companies, offering a full range of services that will reduce your travel costs while ensuring a high level of personal service, attentive to your travelers' needs.

We can help you establish an end-to-end expense management program to leverage 100% of your travel spend and gain the greatest return on your T&E investment.

Our comprehensive travel services include:

Lowest Available Airfares
  • Summit uses state-of-the-art technology to find the lowest domestic and international airfares, consistent with your travel policy.
Discount Hotel Rates Worldwide
  • We offer exclusive room rate discounts and complimentary amenities at over 3,500 hotels around the globe.
Personal Traveler Profiles
  • We maintain a detailed profile of every traveler in our reservation system to ensure that your personal preferences are secured whenever possible.
The Strength of American Express
  • As an American Express travel company, we leverage the global buying power of one of the world's most recognized brands, while retaining the personalized service you would expect from a local travel agency.

Business Travel News

November 2011

TSA Tries Using Pre-Screening to Make Security Process Faster
Sick of the airport security screening process? You’re not alone. The aviation industry recognizes that and is trying a variety of short-term and long-term changes that are designed to make airport security faster and more pleasant. (read more)

Airlines, Consumer Groups Lobby Against New Taxes
Airlines, pilot, flight attendant and other airline unions and consumer groups are fighting proposed tax increases on airlines and their passengers, saying the new taxes will cost jobs. The first tax would add a $100 departure fee to all flights. The second would double the existing passenger security tax to $5 per one-way trip in 2012, and triple the tax to $7.50 by 2017. (read more)

Airlines Take in $1.5 Billion in Baggage Fees
Airlines collected $1.5 billion in baggage fees and change fees in the second quarter, according to the Department of Transportation. Airlines took in $887 million in baggage fees and $612 million from reservation change fees. (read more)

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