Corporate Travel Management has scooped the much coveted GTMC Innovation Award in recognition of its SMART Technology suite of ground-breaking business travel applications.
The accolade, presented in association with Travelport, recognises travel management companies that design original technology which enhances productivity and delivers greater efficiency for customers.
The highly-respected GTMC (Guild of Travel Management Companies) is the UK’s leading business travel body. Entries for the Innovation Awards are judged by the GTMC’s Technology Panel of travel industry specialists.
Paul Wait, CEO of the GTMC, said: “I am honoured to present our sixth Innovation award to Corporate Travel Management for the creation of a unique tool that serves the traveller, the booker and the travel manager which is a fantastic achievement. CTM has well and truly earned this accolade and I wish the team many congratulations on behalf of the GTMC.”
CTM SMART Technology is an ‘eco-platform’ of interconnected mobile-enabled business travel tools and software applications, ranging from pre-trip approval, fare forecasting and booking to traveller tracking and a business intelligence reporting suite. The single sign-in SMART Portal is the gateway to these intuitive products – SMART Approve, SMART Tracker, SMART Risk, SMART Ride, SMART Data, SMART Forecaster, SMART Links and a range of intuitive online booking tools. CTM SMART Technology has been designed to transform business travel processes; drive efficiency and compliance; influence traveller behaviour; and bring uniformity to the traveller experience.
Jon Smiles, European Product Manager for Corporate Travel Management said: “We are delighted to be named as a GTMC Travelport Innovation award winner and this achievement is testament to the hard work that the team has put into making CTM SMART Technology such a valuable tool. Our innovative approach to developing and tailoring our technology to the end user has given us a strong solution catering to the travel manager, travel booker and traveller. SMART works on any device, for any company size, globally.”
Paul Broughton, Managing Director, UK & Ireland at Travelport, said: “I wish to offer our congratulations to Corporate Travel Management for winning this prestigious award which specifically recognises the company’s innovative CTM SMART tool.”
The award ceremony took place at the GTMC Conference in Marco Island, Florida, on 18th May 2016.