TripIt Announces New Way to Share Travel Plans on LinkedIn
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 12, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --TripIt, the leading mobile
travel organizer from Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR), today announced travelers can
now share trips on LinkedIn in the main network update stream, making it even
easier to coordinate plans or get suggestions from business connections.
"Sharing trip plans on LinkedIn is an easy way to make the most of your time
visiting a particular city," says Nancy Ramamurthi, Vice President of Product
Management and Marketing for TripIt. "Whether it's a meeting invitation or
restaurant recommendation, TripIt and LinkedIn can uncover opportunities you
may not have otherwise thought of."
To get started, TripIt users can click here to connect their accounts or
simply learn more.
LinkedIn has remained one of the most popular ways for TripIt users to share
trip plans, since TripIt's original MyTravel LinkedIn app launched in 2008.
It's also a favorite social media destination among users. In fact, a recent
TripIt survey* found that more frequent travelers regularly visit LinkedIn
than Twitter or Google+. Of the travelers surveyed, 53% visit LinkedIn at
least weekly, 37% visit Twitter at least weekly, and 24% visit Google+ at
TripIt also makes it easy to automatically share trip plans on Facebook,
Salesforce Chatter, Yammer, and privately via email with the click of a
button. Sharing must be initiated by the individual traveler, and can be
turned off anytime, as well as by making an itinerary private.
To learn more about how TripIt creates a master itinerary for free when a
traveler sends their travel confirmations to firstname.lastname@example.org, visit
*For information about TripIt's survey methodology, please contact
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 email@example.com
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. Concur's easy-to-use Web-based and mobile solutions help companies
and their employees control costs and save time. Concur Connect is the
platform that enables the entire travel and expense ecosystem of customers,
suppliers, and solution partners to access and extend Concur's T&E cloud.
Concur's systems adapt to individual employee preferences and scale to meet
the needs of companies from small to large. Learn more at www.concur.com or
the Concur blog.
Contact: Amy Jackson, Director of Public Relations, TripIt ?and Concur
Traveler Services, +1-415-401-1152, firstname.lastname@example.org
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