Small and medium-sized enterprises engage more card the debit, because they primarily within Germany and cheap book Lufthansa and so that the cost increase by the optional higher batch payment in the weight.” Patrick Diemer, Chief Executive Officer at AirPlus international, and Marcus Frank, global key account management of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, refer to the free payment method recommended by Lufthansa. “15 up to 20 percent of our clients have chosen account for the debit”, so DIEMER. “I’m sure we have opened up a new market segment it, and other competitors will follow suit.” In the future should, if possible, in advance together looking for solutions are, in the debaters agreed. “The dialogue is very important, it will remain however, always controversial,” Frank. “Lufthansa will continue to look, how it turns up – it’s not getting any.” VDR – Vice President Ralph Rettig find clear closing remarks: “we need price truth and” -clarity.
Bundling – so the end price representation – and transparency need to again play a larger role in future”, he says. “Listen, you are going to love what your customers want – and your customers.” More pie in the sky played the VDR in the 15 specialized forums, where it went to sustainability, the mobility of the future, “door-to-door” travel planning and corporate car sharing. Shared presentations and photos of the fall Conference for business travel and mobility management: events food, November 11, 2011 company description Association of German travel management e.V. (VDR) of the Association of German travel management e.V. (VDR) represents the interests of German companies on the topic of business travel management. He committed to efficient, economic, safe, unhindered, global travel opportunities for businesses. With its over 500 member companies, it stands for a total turnover in the business area of more than ten billion euros. Company contact: Association of German Travel management e.V. Julia Anna Eckert Darmstadter Landstrasse 125 60598 Frankfurt / Main Tel: 069 – 69 52 29 33 E-Mail: Web: