Personalized Map Search Makes it Easy to Add Nearby Places to a Trip Itinerary on TripIt.com
Travelers Can Instantly Create Trip Plans from a Map that Displays Everything in One Place
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – 7 March 2012 - TripIt, the leading mobile trip organizer from Concur (Nasdaq CNQR), today announced a whole new way to for travelers to instantly add plans to their itinerary by searching a personalized map for nearby restaurants or meeting places on TripIt.com.
In seconds, any new places from the traveler’s map search can be added to their itinerary on TripIt.com. With everything from hotels to car reservations in one place, TripIt’s mobile apps for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone make it easier to know where to go while on-the-go.
“Just in time for the annual flock to Austin, we’re excited to expand the ways trip plans can be instantly added to your itinerary using the convenience of a map,” said Gregg Brockway, EVP and General Manager of TripIt. “Now, it’s much easier to find a BBQ joint or coffee shop near your hotel and set up a meeting before you get to town. Plus, you’ll have all the info on hand while you’re traveling.”
Map-based search is the latest way to instantly add trip plans to a TripIt itinerary. Other ways include:
- Send an email: Forward an email reservation from virtually any travel site to email@example.com
- Automatically from the inbox: TripIt can automatically recognize travel confirmations in Gmail
- Click a button: Look for a “Send to TripIt” button on travel booking sites like Hotwire and Avis
- Online or on-the-go: Log on to TripIt.com or TripIt’s mobile apps to manually add or edit plans
To learn more, visit www.tripit.com.
TripIt®, the leading mobile travel organizer from Concur® (Nasdaq: CNQR), makes it easy for millions of travelers to organize and share their trips. Simply forward confirmation emails from anywhere you book to firstname.lastname@example.org and TripIt automagically creates one simple, smart itinerary to access on a smartphone, calendar, or anywhere online. For even greater peace of mind while traveling, TripIt Pro acts like a personal travel assistant that keeps travelers in the know regarding flight status, alternate flights, and more; tracks all frequent traveler points in one place; and monitors eligible flights for fare refunds. TripIt for Business is an easier way for companies to organize office travel; keep track of who’s traveling when and where, and whether travel dollars are being spent wisely. For more information, please visit www.tripit.com and follow @TripIt at http://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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