Lightning online booking tool
Experience Lightning – the award-winning online booking tool built for the next generation of business travel.
Lightning is the first online booking tool (OBT) designed to maximize the user experience while delivering on complex corporate travel program needs. Experience Lightning today and drive efficiency, cost savings and compliance to your travel program.
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Get struck by Lightning
Lightning brings consumer-like functionality to corporate travel customers. Travel technology is catching up to the needs of the customer at last!
- Smartbrief -
Lightning is the most user-friendly booking tool I have used.
- Cardno -
CTM's online booking tool is one of the best systems I have used, there is so much you can do with it and it's very easy to use, everything is there.
- Legrand -
CTM has a seamless platform for online bookings which is easy to use, providing a great experience for travellers and travel bookers.
- Workwear Group -
Book your business trip in less than 90 seconds
Drive savings, efficiency, and compliance with Lightning – the online booking tool your workforce has been waiting for.
Lightning is the first corporate online booking tool to replicate the consumer travel booking experience, driving greater efficiency and adoption than ever before. Exclusive to CTM, and built on CTM’s proprietary technology framework, Lightning puts the user front and center of the booking experience to deliver greater savings, productivity and compliance to your travel program.
Book the best corporate deals on flights, hotels, and car rentals within a single, intuitive, and easy-to-use booking platform, supported by intuitive fare forecasting technology to drive better buying decisions. Lightning aggregates content from multiple content sources for maximum choice, and enables heightened customization to suit your travel programs’ objectives.
Lightning has also been recognized for excellence in corporate travel management – winning a 2021 SmartBrief Innovation Award for Business Travel. Smartbrief’s award judges wrote: “Lightning brings consumer-like functionality to corporate travel customers Travel technology is catching up to the needs of the customer at last!”
Enjoy a new level of innovation, speed, and agility with Lightning.
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Greater choice and powerful price information at your fingertips
- Access thousands of airlines, hotels and car rental companies globally in a single booking platform
- Compare your corporate negotiated deals alongside GDS and non-GDS content for the best deals on travel every time
- Gives preference to your preferred suppliers
- Prompts user of missed savings opportunities
- Automated in-built pre-trip approval system
Book travel faster with a more intuitive user experience
- Book your business trip in as little as 5 clicks
- Compare product features and amenities at a glance
- Saves recent searches for easy recall
- Search hotels by points of interest including office locations
- Single-sign-on into Lightning bookings from the CTM Portal
24/7 accessibility and convenience on the move!
- Book and manage every aspect of your business travel (air, hotel, car rental and rail) in policy
- Mobile-friendly pre-trip approval enables booking requests to be accessed and actioned in record time
- Itinerary updates, such as delays and boarding information, keep you on-time and productive
- Access destination information, including maps, weather, currency and much more at your fingertips wherever and whenever you need it, saving time and hassle on the road
- Add custom-events, such as meetings and social engagements, and connect to your calendar for complete trip management and support
- Sync your itinerary as events to Microsoft Outlook calendar with Calendar Connect
At last, a user-centric interface for a booking experience you’ll love!
- Lightning is the first corporate travel booking tool to put the user front and center of the booking experience
- Platform design replicates the user experience of leisure travel websites, while configured to meet the complex needs of corporate travel policies
- The intuitive and user-friendly interface drives adoption and policy compliance, in turn reducing leakage for more enhanced supplier negotiations
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CTM Mobile: book & manage travel on-the-go
Take control of your business travel experience, stay safe, informed and organized with the CTM Mobile app.
CTM Mobile is the Lightning mobile app combined with a range of handy travel tools, enabling busy business travelers and travel arrangers to book and manage their travel while on the move.
CTM Mobile provides travelers with the confidence they need to make every business trip enjoyable and effective, by putting the critical travel tools and information at their fingertips 24/7.
- Take control – Book domestic and international air, hotel and car rentals on-the-go and inline with your company’s travel policy.
- Get organized – No more emails or paper trail! Book travel on-the-go and access trip details at your fingertips.
- Stay informed – Intuitive and personalized trip notifications delivered when and where you need them, including trip approvals, flight status updates, gate changes, directions and more.