GTMC Announces Industry Partnership with Travel Price Assurance Leader Yapta
LONDON & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 5, 2018--The GTMC, UK’s leading representative body for travel management companies, today announces its latest industry partner, Yapta, the world’s leading provider of airfare and hotel price assurance services.
Yapta has distribution agreements with 14 of the top 20 travel management companies in the world and offers businesses confidence in travel through airfare and hotel rate price assurance, analytics, and cost savings. Yapta serves more than 8,000 customers globally, including 125 of the Fortune 500. In August, the company opened an EMEA office with a sales team dedicated to helping UK companies reduce their travel costs.
With a keen focus on dynamic pricing in the corporate travel market, the GTMC will work with Yapta to bring technology leadership to the travel landscape and reduce expenses for businesses by providing them with full visibility into their travel spend.
“We are excited to welcome Yapta as our latest industry partner as we recognize them as a key player in the corporate travel space,” said Adrian Parkes, chief executive, GTMC. “Yapta’s innovative airfare and hotel rate tracking solutions offer business travelers’ cost-saving opportunities and help organizations streamline travel budgets. Their strategy for delivering improved practical solutions, growth and efficiency to travelers, through the use of technology is part of the core work for the GTMC.”
“Being recognized as a GTMC industry partner is a tremendous honor and will certainly open new doors for Yapta in the UK marketplace,” said James Filsinger, president and chief executive, Yapta. “We look forward to bringing our expertise and insight on airfare and hotel price assurance to the table and being active participants in the GTMC community.”
Representing a diverse range of travel management companies – from global companies to small independent specialists and top regional agencies – GTMC, originally founded in 1967, is the voice of business travel and acts to lobby those who have an impact on the business travel community, together with promoting the activities of its members as the best in quality and value to the business traveler.
Yapta will be exhibiting as part of the GTMC Pavilion at the Business Travel Show taking place February 20-21, 2019 in London.
About GTMC The GTMC is the UK’s leading professional body for travel management companies. The diverse membership accounts for over 93% of UK expenditure on managed business travel, delivering value for money and great service to business travellers in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.
About Yapta: Yapta’s mission is simple: To give our customers confidence in travel. To that end, we are the world’s leading company for airfare and hotel rate price assurance, analytics, and cost savings. We dynamically monitor billions of prices every month, and transform that data into highly meaningful savings, insights, and reports. Since 2007, we’ve brought technology leadership to the travel landscape and our 8,000+ corporate customers. Named to Deloitte’s Fast500 for North America for 2017, Yapta pioneered the category of travel price assurance. We’re driven to help build confidence in our customers’ travel programs.
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CONTACT: GTMC press contact:
Stacey Stockwell, Carla Zambujo or Deanna Papanagiotou, 020 7759 1150
Yapta press contact:
Tailwind Public Relations
Jeff Pecor, 206-948-1482
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