Dec 18, 2012

Where to Stay, What to Eat: TripIt Reveals Top Hotels & Restaurants of 2012

Frequent Travelers Favor Hilton and Marriott; Washington D.C.’s Founding Farmers and San Francisco’s Slanted Door Win Over Roaming Foodies

SAN FRANCISCO, 18 December 2012 – TripIt, the leading mobile trip organizer from Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR), today revealed the top hotels and restaurants of 2012 among its users: frequent travelers who have a penchant for fine dining, while using the latest mobile technology to stay organized and make the most of their trips.

So where do these savvy “keep calm and carry on” travelers stay and dine? Here is a snapshot of the top hotels and restaurants among TripIt users in 2012:

Top 12 Hotels of 2012:
1. Hilton New York
2. New York Marriott Marquis
3. The Venetian (Las Vegas)
4. The Westin St. Francis (San Francisco)
5. Hilton San Francisco Union Square
6. Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel (Chicago)
7. Hilton Los Angeles Airport
8. Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers
9. Hyatt Regency Chicago
10. Santa Clara Marriott (S.F. Bay Area)
11. San Francisco Marriott Marquis
12. San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront

Top 12 Restaurants of 2012:
1. Founding Farmers (Washington D.C.)
2. Slanted Door (San Francisco)
3. abc kitchen (New York City)
4. Foreign Cinema (San Francisco)
5. Zaytinya (Washington, D.C.)
6. Buddakan (New York City)
7. Girl & the Goat (Chicago)
8. The Publican (Chicago)
9. Gramercy Tavern (New York City)
10. Kokkari Estiatorio (San Francisco)
11. Old Ebbitt Grill (Washington D.C.)
12. Beauty & Essex (New York City)

About TripIt
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 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 and follow @TripIt at

About Concur
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

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