Articles tagged “lola”

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New Research: How to Manage Business Travel More Efficiently

New Research: How to Manage Business Travel More Efficiently

Lola + Skift

The value of business travel is clear for growing company revenue and building face-to-face relationships. But when business travel is poorly managed — and too often, that’s still the case — employee productivity and satisfaction are at stake.

2 months ago

Lola Navigates Big Growth a Year After Amex GBT Deal

Lola Navigates Big Growth a Year After Amex GBT Deal

Isaac Carey, Skift

Lola clearly made a good choice with this partnership, but it raises some questions. As the startup works with increasingly larger companies, in locations all around the world, how will its core product change?

6 months ago

What Lola’s Big Deal Means for Business Travel

What Lola’s Big Deal Means for Business Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

It will be interesting to see if Lola's fortunes change as its partnership with American Express Global Business Travel ramps up. We're quickly finding out how big a market there is for the variety of apps catering to business travelers from small- to medium-sized companies.

1 year ago

Will Lola’s New Partnership With AmEx Revive the Struggling Startup?

Will Lola’s New Partnership With AmEx Revive the Struggling Startup?

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Lola was a good idea with solid execution that fell flat. By partnering with the biggest company in corporate travel, Lola will find out whether its service is actually a fit for businesses around the world. And if not, maybe the mobile-first future isn't quite here yet.

1 year ago

Big Changes at Lola and TripActions

Big Changes at Lola and TripActions

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

TripActions and Lola have been two of the most interesting players in the business travel ecosystem in recent years. Both their moves this week show how important it is for smaller companies to be able to acquire customers and service larger organizations effectively.

1 year ago

Lola Pivots to Travel Management With New CEO

Lola Pivots to Travel Management With New CEO

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Lola has struggled to catch on as it now pivots to provide travel management tools to small companies. Mobile booking through travel agents never broke through and it's hard to see a path forward for Lola in the extremely crowded market for managing small group travel.

1 year ago

TripActions and Lola Get Creative to Fix the Business Travel Experience

TripActions and Lola Get Creative to Fix the Business Travel Experience

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Every travel management company offers an online booking tool, but some are offering the tools travelers want to use instead of confusing or restricted user experiences.

2 years ago

Lola Expands Business Travel Push With Team Management Features

Lola Expands Business Travel Push With Team Management Features

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Lola's new group management travel tools are useful for small companies that don't want to deal with the hassle of creating a heavily managed travel program. Its upcoming marketing push will likely prove crucial as the company looks to attract more customers in a crowded business travel booking sector.

2 years ago

Travel Megatrends 2018: Startups Go Direct to Consumers in Battle for Business Travelers

Travel Megatrends 2018: Startups Go Direct to Consumers in Battle for Business Travelers

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Companies have finally realized that creating happier business travelers starts with empowering them instead of ordering them around. Now the rush is on to land those road warriors as customers with the understanding that they are experienced consumers.

2 years ago

Disruption From All Directions — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Disruption From All Directions — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Erratic weather and emerging technologies alike are creating a more complex corporate travel ecosystem.

2 years ago

Lola Pivot to Business Travel Is All About the App

Lola Pivot to Business Travel Is All About the App

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Lola's push into business travel makes sense given the needs and booking frequency of experienced road warriors. But as Upside has experienced, attracting the right kind of users is a big challenge when travelers can just book trips themselves.

2 years ago

Lola Pivots to Business Travel and Rebrands

Lola Pivots to Business Travel and Rebrands

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Lola's pivot to business travel makes a lot of sense from a financial perspective. One has to wonder, however, whether the small company will be able to attract customers in the crowded corporate travel marketplace.

2 years ago