1. Call Me Ishmael Travel

20. Bleu Business

213 rue de Gerland, Les Jardins d'entreprise, Bât. B2, 69344 Lyon Cedex 07


Key people: 
Jean-Pierre Lorente CEO
Nadia Dekhici Operations director
Karine Krajda Commercial director
Christine Davrainville Business development manager
Patrice Genty Sales manager

Type of company: Family business

Office locations: Lyon, Nice, Clermont-Ferrand, Roissy, Grenoble, Ajaccio, Archamps

Association and network membership: Radius Travel, Selectour

France full-time equivalent staff: 230 including leisure

GDS: Amadeus, Travelport (Galileo), Sabre

Online booking tools: Neo, Traveldoo, The Treep, Carbookr, CDS Groupe, HCorpo

Expense management tools: Notilus

Other technology: BleuReport real-time reporting of business travel activity filtered by mode of travel, employee, online adoption rate, CO2 consumption. SMART mobile app.

Biggest innovations in 2020: Partnership with The Treep booking tool which allows carbon emissions of end-to-end trips to be compared. Rebranding from Bleu Voyages to Bleu Business.

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