Articles tagged “rocketrip”

BCD Travel Opens Its Platform for Simpler Integration With Startups

BCD Travel Opens Its Platform for Simpler Integration With Startups

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Big travel management companies usually operate with strict controls on how third-party companies can interact with their systems. This new platform from BCD Travel is a step in the right direction toward allowing travel managers to use more innovative solutions.

2 years ago

Travel Manager Sees 5 Percent Savings in Employee Spend Through Rocketrip

Travel Manager Sees 5 Percent Savings in Employee Spend Through Rocketrip

Rebecca Greenfield, Bloomberg

Companies such as Rocketrip and Upside can save companies money on travel spend. The question for these startups is how big can they get?

2 years ago

Why Paying Business Travelers to Make Smarter Buying Decisions Works

Why Paying Business Travelers to Make Smarter Buying Decisions Works

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Smaller companies are using new solutions to incentivize employees to make smarter travel buying decisions. Big companies with entrenched travel policies are lagging behind, and wasting money in the process.

3 years ago

Business Travel Incentives Are Going Mainstream — Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Business Travel Incentives Are Going Mainstream — Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Rewarding business travelers for making good financial decisions may be the next big thing in corporate travel.

3 years ago

Interview: Why Travel Managers Need to Care About What Travelers Want

Interview: Why Travel Managers Need to Care About What Travelers Want

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travelers always want more choice. Services like Rocketrip let companies give their employees more choices on the road while saving money on expenses. A move towards more progressive corporate travel policy is a win-win for business travelers and their employers alike. More flexible travel policy, however, does challenge the orthodoxy of the corporate travel ecosystem.

3 years ago

Startup Stories Series: Do Accelerators Really Help Travel Startups?

Startup Stories Series: Do Accelerators Really Help Travel Startups?

Dennis Schaal, Skift

A startup is only as good as the real-world use case it's trying to address, and sometime it takes the support of an accelerator to discover how to do this.

4 years ago

Interview: Rocketrip CEO on What Business Travelers Really Desire

Interview: Rocketrip CEO on What Business Travelers Really Desire

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Rocketrip CEO Dan Ruch makes a good point: Some corporations and travel management companies were once bitterly opposed to the idea of their employees booking a low cost carrier. In a similar way, road warriors are pushing their companies into the new world order.

5 years ago

Business Travelers Find Ways to Reduce Trip Costs and Share in the Spoils

Business Travelers Find Ways to Reduce Trip Costs and Share in the Spoils

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Make the savings personal and then business travelers are willing to find ways to save their companies money -- even if it means an added layover or a smaller hotel room.

5 years ago

Rocketrip Pulls in Google Exec for Next Step in Corporate Travel Booking

Rocketrip Pulls in Google Exec for Next Step in Corporate Travel Booking

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Companies such as Concur, Google, and Rocketrip are transforming business travel and the establishment biggies, from American Express to BCD and Carlson Wagonlit Travel, will eventually have to adapt, as well.

5 years ago

Rocketrip Secures $2.6 Million in Series A Funding To Limit Rogue Booking

Rocketrip Secures $2.6 Million in Series A Funding To Limit Rogue Booking

Dennis Schaal, Skift

We agree with Gil Beyda, founder of Genacast Ventures, who says that managed travel is starving for innovation. Whether or not Rocketrip is ultimately successful, the startup finds itself in the right place at the right time.

6 years ago