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Feb 24, 2009

Travel Industry Adopts TripIt Open Itinerary Platform

More than 100 developers sign up for the TripIt API in the first 30 days

SAN FRANCISCO, February 24, 2009 --Online travel itinerary and trip planning service TripIt (www.tripit.com) announced today that more than 100 developers have already signed up for the TripIt API in the first thirty days since its launch. The TripIt API is the first and only way for applications to access a traveler’s complete travel itinerary regardless of where that travel was booked.

The rapid adoption of the TripIt API reflects the travel industry's pent-up demand for gaining access to consolidated travel data. TripIt is a free and open service that combines all of a traveler's trip details from across hundreds of online travel sites, travel agencies, corporate booking tools and other sources. With the new TripIt API, third parties can now access travel itineraries using Web 2.0 technologies that are simple, open and secure.

Jan 26, 2009

TripIt Releases Open Travel Itinerary API For Developers

SAN FRANCISCO, January 26, 2009 --Online travel itinerary and trip planning service TripIt (www.tripit.com) today announced the availability of a new API (Application Programming Interface) for developers to create software applications that integrate with TripIt travel itineraries. The TripIt API is the travel industry’s first open API for sharing travel itinerary information between travel websites, travel suppliers, travel agents and related travel services. TripIt is an open travel platform that already supports bookings from more than 350 travel-related sites and works with partners including LinkedIn, Microsoft Windows Live and Sabre VirtuallyThere. With the new TripIt API, any developer can now build an application that integrates with TripIt, including the first ones from Expens’d, FlightTrack and Where I’ve Been. Developers can access the TripIt API at www.tripit.com/developer.

Nov 12, 2008

TripIt Collaborates With Microsoft Windows Live To Share Travel Plans

SAN FRANCISCO, November 12, 2008 --Online travel itinerary and trip planning service TripIt (www.tripit.com) today announced integration into the latest release of Microsoft's Windows Live . As part of this strategic relationship, Windows Live now makes it possible to share TripIt travel plans online.

Windows Live helps people manage all their "digital stuff" across the Internet. Since travel is such a popular activity, it represents an important part of someone's online experience. TripIt is a travel service that manages and shares travel plans, no matter where people book, so it's a natural fit for the Windows Live experience.

Sep 10, 2008

Online Travel Organizer TripIt Expands Executive Team from Mozilla, Travelocity and Yahoo!

SAN FRANCISCO, September 10 /PRNewswire/ --Online travel organizer TripIt (www.tripit.com) announced an expanded management team including senior executives from Mozilla, Travelocity and Yahoo!

Will Aldrich, previously a senior product director at Yahoo!, has joined TripIt as vice president product. Aldrich brings an impressive background in building compelling consumer experiences. Peter Harrison, formerly of Travelocity, is TripIt's vice president marketing and will leverage his extensive experience helping early-stage companies grow quickly and cost effectively.

In addition, TripIt co-founder Scott Hintz moves from product to vice president business development to enable the company to capitalize quickly on new opportunities, including expanding partnerships and building out revenue programs.

Jul 28, 2008

TripIt Reports Increased Use Among Corporate Travelers and New Partnership with Sabre VirtuallyThere

SAN FRANCISCO, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- At the National Business Travel Association International Convention and Exposition, TripIt (http://business.tripit.com) announced the use of its travel itinerary and social networking service among corporate travelers at some of the nation's leading companies, as well as a partnership with Sabre VirtuallyThere.

TripIt reports having registered users at 76 of Fortune 100 companies, and all 100 of the BTN 100; which is a list of the 100 top traveling companies compiled by Business Travel News magazine. With TripIt, business travelers, travel arrangers and corporate travel agencies can organize and share their business trips more efficiently.

"TripIt is like having a personal travel assistant," commented Omar Shahine from Microsoft. "TripIt manages all the details of our trips for us. If this is the future, I love it."

Jun 24, 2008

TripIt Adds Event Tickets to Travel Itineraries

Social Online Travel Organizer Now Supports Top Event Ticketing Websites Including TicketMaster

SAN FRANCISCO, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- TripIt, the online travel organizer, has added support for adding event tickets to travel itineraries. Travelers can now book events in advance, such as dinner and a show, a sporting event, or even family night at the movies, and simply forward the confirmation emails to plans@tripit.com to have them automatically added to their TripIt itinerary.

TripIt is the only travel site that automatically reads confirmation emails from many of the top ticketing websites, including Tickets.com, TicketMaster, TicketWeb, StubHub, Broadway.com, LasVegas.com, Vegas.com, Fandango, Eventful and Eventbrite.

May 13, 2008

TripIt Adds Cruises to Its Online Travel Organizer and Social Travel Service

Now Supports Travel Confirmation Emails From Travelocity Cruises and Top Cruise Lines

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - May 13, 2008) - Just in time for the summer cruise season, TripIt (www.tripit.com), the intelligent personal travel organizer, has added support for adding cruises to travel itineraries. TripIt also can automatically process confirmation emails for cruises booked on Travelocity or directly with Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises and other top cruise lines.

Apr 17, 2008

TripIt Receives $5.1 Million Investment

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - April 17, 2008) - TripIt (www.tripit.com), the intelligent personal travel assistant, has received $5.1 million in Series B financing from three significant investors: Sabre Holdings, O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and European Founders Fund. The investment will be used to expand development, marketing and support for the rapidly growing number of travelers who rely on TripIt.

TripIt is an online travel organizer and social network to help people manage their travel plans and stay in touch with fellow travelers, colleagues and family. In its first six months, TripIt has been honored at the TechCrunch40, Web2.0 Summit LaunchPad, and Under The Radar conferences, is currently a 2008 Webby Award Nominee, and has been praised by a range of media including the Associated Press, CNN, Economist, FOX, New York Times, Sunday Times (UK), and Wall Street Journal.

Apr 07, 2008

TripIt Brings Travel Itineraries to Mobile Phones

Popular Social Travel Service Now Supports BlackBerry, iPhone and Treo

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - April 7, 2008) - TripIt (www.tripit.com), the intelligent personal travel organizer, is making it even easier for travelers on the go. With the release of TripIt Mobile, travelers can now access TripIt from popular mobile devices, including Apple iPhone, Palm Treo and RIM BlackBerry.

Feb 04, 2008

TripIt Simplifies Business Travel and Keeps Travelers Connected on the Road

Online travel organizer and social network for travelers now supports leading business travel agencies, corporate online booking tools, and travel reservation systems

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Feb. 4, 2008 – TripIt (www.tripit.com) has launched a new business travel service at http://business.tripit.com that helps business travelers, road warriors and travel arrangers simplify and organize their business trips.

TripIt is an online travel assistant that seamlessly organizes trips including flight, hotel, car, train, restaurant, and activities -- even when booked through different online services and vendors. Business travelers simply forward their individual travel confirmation emails to plans@tripit.com and TripIt automatically builds a master online itinerary that combines all their bookings.

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