Company Announcements

May 11, 2010

Over 10,000 Companies Create Groups on TripIt

Small businesses finding TripIt an easy way to manage travel

SAN FRANCISCO, May 11, 2010 -- TripIt, the trip management company, announced that over 10,000 company groups have been created on TripIt since the feature was announced less than three months ago. Companies of all sizes are creating TripIt Groups, but especially small and medium technology companies. With TripIt Groups, employees can see other traveling employees on their company’s travel map, helping them meet up and get the most out of each business trip.

Here's how a few small technology companies are using TripIt. At each of these companies, employees book their business trips on a variety of travel and supplier websites, and then use TripIt to automatically organize their trips and put their full itineraries on their mobile phones.

Mar 09, 2010

TripIt Launches In New Google Apps Marketplace

New app improves traveler productivity and streamlines enterprise collaboration

SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2010 -- TripIt (www.tripit.com), the trip management company, today announced their launch in the Google Apps MarketplaceTM, Google's recently launched online storefront for Google AppsTM products and services. The new TripIt app helps companies organize their travel plans and view a company travel map, improving traveler productivity and streamlining enterprise collaboration.

"TripIt helps business travelers manage their travel information," commented Gregg Brockway, TripIt co-founder and president. "And by integrating our new Groups feature into Google Apps, the TripIt app helps travelers at companies to collaborate on their travel plans."

Mar 04, 2010

TripIt Receives $7M Third Round Of Funding

Accelerates investment in mobile applications and enterprise collaboration

SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2010 -- TripIt, the trip management company, has closed a third round of funding, receiving $7 million from a group of investors led by Azure Capital Partners and O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures. These funds will be used to accelerate TripIt’s cloud-based web service to reach more business travelers, as well as new services for mobile and enterprise collaboration at global companies.

Earlier this week, TripIt announced TripIt Groups that gives business travelers an easy way to collaborate on travel planning with other colleagues inside their company. Groups adds to other recently-launched business travel services from TripIt, including free mobile apps for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry, and the TripIt Pro premium service for frequent travelers.

Mar 02, 2010

TripIt Connects Business Travelers With New Company Groups

Helps business travelers and their companies get more out of their travel programs

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2, 2010 -- TripIt, the trip management company, today announced TripIt Groups which gives business travelers an easy way to see where and when other employees in their company are traveling. With TripIt Groups, an employee simply joins their company's group on TripIt and can instantly see other employees on their company's travel map. By providing better travel visibility, Groups helps business travelers get more out of their trips, and companies get more out of their travel programs.

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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.

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