SME Focus: CTM launches free online business travel tool for SME market

Corporate Travel Management (CTM) has announced the launch of a new free online booking platform designed to transform how small to medium-sized enterprises in Australia travel for business. SMART Corporate Travel has been designed specifically for the SME travel market and its easy-to-use technology may help businesses save time and money.

Built with CTM’s proprietary technology, the tool provides SMEs with a seamless, end-to-end travel solution, as well as access to thousands of travel deals with no online booking fees or lock in contracts. They will also have 24/7 access to CTM’s dedicated customer service and support no matter the size of their travel spend.

SMART Corporate Travel’s website and mobile app mean travellers are no longer required to shop around across multiple websites and providers, and can quickly book air, hotel and car hire in a single platform. The SMART Corporate Travel app also allows busy travellers to book travel while on the road.

CTM Global Chief Operating Officer Laura Ruffles said: “There is a growing need around the world to simplify travel for SMEs and we are pleased to be offering a product that will make life easier for this market. Travel technology is always evolving and CTM has been investing in our own proprietary tools to ensure the SMART Corporate Travel platform provides an intuitive, one-stop shop for customers.

“The tool allows SMEs to register, invite other users and book within minutes. They can make travel arrangements anywhere in the world across a variety of airlines and hotels, receive updates and set policy controls in line with their specific business needs.

“CTM has been in the business travel market for almost 25 years. We understand that managing travel can be complex and time consuming for small businesses, and they’ve been waiting a long time for a cost-effective solution. SMART Corporate Travel fulfils this need.”

Key benefits:

  • No online booking fees and no lock-in contracts;
  • Mobile capability allows for booking on the go;
  • Register, invite and book within minutes;
  • Research and book flights, hotels and car hire on single online platform;
  • Access more than 150 airlines and 400,000 hotels globally on single platform;
  • Access to combined travel expense reporting for greater visibility and budget control;
  • Configurable travel settings;
  • 24/7 support from CTM’s global team.

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