Itineraries Can Now Include Plans from 3,000+ Travel and Hospitality Sites Worldwide
London, UK - March 4, 2011 - TripIt, the leading mobile trip management service from Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR), today announced travelers can now easily create and enhance travel itineraries on TripIt with plans booked at over 3,000 travel and hospitality sites, triple the number from a year ago. This makes organising all the details of one's travel plans on TripIt even easier and more useful since it now captures a broader array of travel and hospitality providers.
"We're always hard at work improving and expanding our technology to make TripIt more useful. Many of these new sites were added based on traveler requests. We're delighted to cross this milestone to make it simple for people to book travel plans from almost anywhere and easily organise it all in one place," said Gregg Brockway, TripIt co-founder, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Concur's TripIt business unit.
TripIt auto-magically creates trip itineraries from confirmation emails forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org and can also automatically import travel confirmations for Gmail users who securely link both accounts. TripIt is well known for organising airline, hotel, and car rental reservations, but is also capable of including everything from restaurant bookings on OpenTable, rail tickets from Amtrak and European rail systems like Deutsche Bahn, movie ticket bookings from Fandango, events from StubHub, and more to create a more truly useful and robust travel itinerary.
Among the thousands of new sites added this past year are luxury travel provider Jetsetter, airport parking service Park'N Fly, and hundreds of travel agencies that serve travelers worldwide. A full list of the more popular global services TripIt supports may be found at: http://www.tripit.com/uhp/supportedVendors.
Travelers can access their TripIt itinerary in a variety of ways: online at www.tripit.com, integrated with their calendar application, and exactly where most travelers want the information, on their mobile phone via TripIt's popular iPhone, Android, or BlackBerry apps or at m.tripit.com.
TripIt®, the leading mobile trip management service from Concur, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNQR), helps people organise and share their travel plans no matter where they book. Travelers simply forward their travel confirmation emails from over 3,000 sites to email@example.com. TripIt automatically creates a master itinerary that combines all their travel plans plus maps, directions and more. With TripIt, it's easy to share and collaborate on trips with friends and colleagues using social networks or TripIt Groups. TripIt itineraries can be accessed online, via mobile device using its popular iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry apps, or m.tripit.com. TripIt is an open itinerary platform that works with a growing eco-system of travel and mobile partners. TripIt Pro premium service for frequent travelers automatically monitors travel itineraries, providing mobile alerts, alternate flight options, frequent traveler point tracking, flight refund tracking and notification, and automated trip sharing. For more, please visit at www.tripit.com and follow TripIt on twitter at: www.twitter.com/tripit.
Concur® is a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions for companies of all sizes. Concur's easy-to-use web-based and mobile solutions help companies and their employees control costs and save time. Learn more at www.concur.com.
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