Company Announcements

Jan 20, 2010

TripIt Launches Free Blackberry App

Popular Travel Service Now Available On BlackBerry, Android and iPhone Mobile Devices

SAN FRANCISCO, January 20, 2010 -- TripIt, the trip management company, today announced that TripIt is available to travelers using BlackBerryTM mobile devices. This free mobile app gives travelers access to all their travel plans right on their BlackBerry, no matter where their travel was booked.

Jan 06, 2010

Yapta Partners with TripIt

Yapta Integrates Airfare Tracking with the TripIt Itinerary Platform

SEATTLE, January 6, 2010 -- Yapta.com, the airfare tracking service, and TripIt, the trip management company, today announced a partnership to help travelers build airfare price assurance into their travel plans. Now travelers forwarding their flight confirmation emails to plans@tripit.com can choose to have Yapta start tracking their flights for airline refunds or credits with a single click.

Dec 17, 2009

TripIt Connects to Facebook

Travelers who connect TripIt to Facebook in December have a chance to win a Flip video camera from TripIt

SAN FRANCISCO, December 17, 2009 -- TripIt, the trip management company, announced that TripIt now connects to Facebook, so anyone can easily share their travel plans and get travel advice from their Facebook network. TripIt is a popular free travel service that helps people organize and share their travel plans no matter where they book.

With new Facebook Connect for TripIt (www.tripit.com/uhp/facebook) a traveler can automatically have their trips posted in their Facebook News Feed, showing when they’re planning a trip and when they’re leaving or returning. Once the trip is posted in their News Feed, their Facebook friends can easily comment—providing advice on where to eat, what to see and what to do. This also makes it easy to see when locations overlap so people can make plans to meet up.

Nov 23, 2009

TripIt Launches Free Android App

Popular Travel Service Now Available On New Android Mobile Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, November 23, 2009 -- TripIt, the trip management company, announced today that TripIt is available to travelers using mobile devices powered by the Android mobile operating system backed by Google. This free mobile app gives travelers access to all their travel plans right on their Android device, no matter where their travel was booked.

Oct 28, 2009

TripIt Pro Now Available To Travelers Around The World

Special $49 charter price extended to non-U.S. travelers thru end of November

SAN FRANCISCO, October 28, 2009 -- TripIt, the trip management company, today announced that TripIt Pro is now available to travelers outside the United States. TripIt Pro is a premium service that gives frequent travelers a new level of control, convenience and peace of mind while traveling.

TripIt Pro works in conjunction with the award-winning TripIt itinerary service, providing additional time-saving travel tools:

Sep 30, 2009

Hotwire Partners with TripIt

Popular Online Itinerary Platform to Reach Millions of New Travelers

SAN FRANCISCO, September 30, 2009 -- Hotwire, a leading travel discount site, and TripIt, the trip management company, today announced a partnership to help travelers more easily organize and share their travel plans online. After booking travel on Hotwire.com, travelers will be able to click a new "Add To TripIt" button and automatically have their travel plans added to a free TripIt itinerary.

TripIt itineraries are easy to customize with other travel plans, as well as weather, maps, directions, activities, events, reservations, notes and photos. They can be accessed online, from mobile phones, personal calendars and social networking sites. Travelers can also easily share and collaborate on TripIt itineraries with their family, friends and fellow travelers.

Aug 24, 2009

TIME Magazine Selects TripIt as one of 50 Best Websites

SAN DIEGO, August 24, 2009 -- BCD Travel and TripIt today announced that TripIt has just been selected by the editors of TIME magazine to their annual list of 50 best websites (www.time.com). BCD and TripIt are currently exhibiting at the NBTA (National Business Travel Association) convention in San Diego.

Last week, BCD Travel announced a new partnership with TripIt, an online itinerary platform widely hailed by road warriors for its ability to help them easily organize and share travel plans with colleagues, assistants and family. As part of the new offering, BCD will transfer a traveler's booking to TripIt, which delivers a master itinerary to the traveler's personal TripIt account. Travelers access the itinerary online, via mobile device or through professional networking sites. What they see is a rich itinerary packed with weather forecasts, maps, directions and other important details related to the trip.

Aug 18, 2009

BCD Travel, TripIt Team up to Bring Consumer Convenience to Corporate Travel

BCD Travel to Offer First Mobile, Web 2.0 Itinerary Platform for Corporate Travelers

ATLANTA, August 18, 2009 -- With an eye on helping business travelers manage life on the road, BCD Travel today announced it would soon offer clients an integrated set of services from TripIt, an online itinerary platform widely hailed by road warriors for its ability to help them easily organize and share travel plans with colleagues, assistants and family.

Under the agreement, BCD Travel, the world’s third-largest travel management company, will offer corporate clients TripIt-powered services that meet the evolving needs of travelers and the business goals of travel programs. TripIt allows travelers to share itineraries online with anyone in their professional or social networks. TripIt enables corporate travel managers to meet traveler-satisfaction objectives while squeezing more value out of travel spend. BCD Travel plans to begin offering TripIt services in early 2010.

Jul 20, 2009

SeatExpert Partners With TripIt To Provide Detailed Airline Seating Information To Travelers

Rapidly Growing Trip Management Site Provides One-Click Access To SeatExpert's Airline Seat Maps

Colorado Springs, Colo. (PRWEB), July 20, 2009 -- Frequent Flyer Services, a leading online publishing company serving frequent travelers and owner of SeatExpert.com, announced today a partnership with online travel itinerary and trip planning service TripIt. As part of the agreement, TripIt members will have access to detailed airline seat maps provided by SeatExpert.

"TripIt is a rising star in the online travel community, in fact, it has become one of the sites I can't travel without," said Frequent Flyer Services President, Randy Petersen. "Of course, we also operate several services and Web sites frequent travelers can't live without, so combining our efforts made a great deal of sense."

Jul 15, 2009

IBM Widgets for LinkedIn, TripIt Simplify Professional Networking and On-Line Travel Planning

ARMONK, NY, July 15, 2009 -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the first two in a new initiative to develop software widgets for a wide variety of business needs. New Lotus Notes software widgets for travel management and professional social networking are now available. TripIt and LinkedIn applications can each now be opened via single sign-on right from the familiar Lotus Notes desktop screen, enabling and simplifying the management of travel and business networking for millions of workers worldwide.

"Notes is the first open collaboration software to be able to provide users with desktop direct access by both LinkedIn and TripIt. This demonstrates the versatility of Lotus Notes in Web collaboration," said Kevin Cavanaugh, vice president, Messaging and Collaboration, IBM Software. "Whatever Lotus customers need, there's a widget for that."

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