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Who we are

Business Travel Purchase Consulting has deep experience in corporate travel and mobility procurement. We launched our consultancy to provide exactly the support, tools and processes we wished we had access to when we were travel managers. We've been active in Switzerland since 2016 and have fulfilled a number of projects for corporates and NGOs successfully.


Sabah Kahoul
Managing Director and Founder

Sabah worked for a multinational car rental company before spending nine years as EMEA Travel Category Manager for a US tech giant and then moving to Head of Travel and Meetings for an outsourced procurement specialist.

A bilingual English and French speaker, Sabah launched Business Travel Purchase Consulting in 2014. Although based in Paris, she is president of the Association of Swiss Travel Management. Sabah is a regular panellist at travel industry events around Europe.

Dominic Short
Senior Project Director

Dominic worked in the airline industry for twelve years before branching out into meetings and events, travel payment and travel data management. Before becoming an independent consultant, he was the Global Category Manager for

Travel at one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. Bilingual in German and English, Dominic joined Business Travel Purchase Consulting in 2018 to support Sabah with projects in Switzerland. 

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Our customers

We have worked for more than 100 clients in multiple sectors and countries. Examples include:

Global cosmetics industry leader

  • Creation of three-year travel strategy

  • Strategic sourcing project

  • Operational management of travel and MICE suppliers

Global pharmaceuticals giant

  • Formulation of travel category strategy

  • Writing of global travel policy

  • Consolidation of 27 travel management companies to two global partners across 70 countries

  • Creation and implementation of demand management strategy, resulting in 20% category saving

  • Global deployment of payment solutions

  • Global deployment of expense management tool

Medium-sized chemicals company

  • Formulation of travel category strategy

  • Creation of compliance reporting process

  • Renegotiation of travel management company contract

  • Management of air, hotel and car rental RFPs

  • Deployment of online booking tool

  • Travel manager mentoring and coaching

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