has expanded its partnership with SAP AG, one of the worldís leading providers of business software, to market an enhanced travel
management and expense solution for corporations.
Made up of the travel expense management functionality in the SAP Travel Management application and Amadeus eTravel Management, this
approach responds to customer demand for open, modular travel management solutions that can work with their existing chosen expense
systems rather than alternative stand-alone platforms. It also brings corporations the benefits of regular automatic upgrades of Amadeus
e-Travel Management, which will be fully compatible with their SAP solution-based
This solution, built on the long-term partnership between Amadeus and SAP, is available now and will be marketed by both companies to
corporations worldwide, including existing customers of SAP Travel Management.
Claude Giafferri, Vice President, Travel Office Products and Solutions of Amadeus, said, ďCompanies are increasingly demanding seamless
collaboration between finance, HR and travel management platforms as a means of improving travel processes and increasing workflow
efficiency. Through our partnership with SAP, we are now delivering a powerful offering that meets these demands and avoids companies
having to go through the pain of installing and migrating to new systems.Ē
solution can be implemented in any corporation using Amadeus
eTravel Management integrated with SAP Travel Management.
Amadeus e-Travel Management helps corporations to manage their global travel programmes more efficiently and cost-effectively. The travel
expense management functionality in SAP Travel Management offers easy-to-use functions that expedite the entry and processing of travel
expense reports and streamline accounting and settlement processes. SAP Travel Management, part of the SAP ERP application, provides
software that ensures substantial, immediate and ongoing savings.
For end-users, the integrated package achieves a more automated, seamless, speedier workflow, reducing the time required to process expense
claims. For management, the solutions brings improved data accuracy and security, more accurate claims and a more comprehensive view of
travel spend enabling greater travel programme effectiveness.
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