Articles tagged “yapta”

Business Travel

Another Tech Company Goes After Concur

Can Coupa really take on SAP Concur? It has a chance, mainly due to its products and services that are outside the traditional purview of travel management.

Another Tech Company Goes After Concur

Business Travel

Coupa Is Gunning for SAP Concur’s Share of the Travel Expense Business

Most corporate travelers would rather think about anything else than booking and expensing travel. That's why companies are scrambling to help reduce that pain point for road warriors. We expect Coupa, Certify, Chrome River, and SAP Concur to acquire more travel tech companies to help seize the opportunity.

Coupa Is Gunning for SAP Concur’s Share of the Travel Expense Business

Business Travel

Yapta CEO on the Innovation That’s Creeping Into Corporate Travel

Services that automate smarter buying decisions in corporate travel are part of a wave of transformative change that will cause the corporate travel ecosystem to evolve.

Yapta CEO on the Innovation That’s Creeping Into Corporate Travel

Online Travel

Startups Stories Series: The Pivot to B2B Is Not the Promised Land

Travel startups pivoting from a consumer business toward a B2B focus is trendy, with founders and CEOs believing that there will be fewer marketing woes and reduced competition. But get in line when it comes to joining the droves of startups trying to sell to big corporations, hotels and travel agencies. The sales hurdle can be almost as intractable as the marketing roadblock.

Startups Stories Series: The Pivot to B2B Is Not the Promised Land

Online Travel

Tracking Hotel Rate Drops Just Got Easier With Yapta’s RoomIQ

Yapta pivoted toward the corporate travel market several years ago, and its hotel-rate tracking tool could be useful for business travelers looking to take advantage of fluctuating hotel rates.

Tracking Hotel Rate Drops Just Got Easier With Yapta’s RoomIQ

Announcements

Best Time to Find Business Travel Price Drops is Tuesdays, Off-Hours

Just because corporations have negotiated fares with their preferred airlines doesn't mean these corporations don't have to be vigilant about carriers lowering their fares. A lack of vigilance about these price drops means businesses are wasting money, and leaving themselves open to charges of wastefulness to foes in the corporation.

Best Time to Find Business Travel Price Drops is Tuesdays, Off-Hours

Business Travel

San Francisco Airport and British Airways Have the Most Volatile Airfares

When it comes to airfare volatility for business travel, airfare-tracker Yapta has a dog in this fight. Still, Yapta's study shows that corporations, which are undoubtedly acutely aware of the issue, need tools to track the wild world of airline pricing.

San Francisco Airport and British Airways Have the Most Volatile Airfares

Hotels

Yapta Trying to Take Hotel-Price Tracking to Corporate Travel Agencies

With Concur and Amadeus as strategy investors, Yapta will have a nice headstart once it completes the development of a hotel price-tracking tool.

Yapta Trying to Take Hotel-Price Tracking to Corporate Travel Agencies

Online Travel

The Top 31 Most Heavily Venture-Funded Startups In Travel

The global travel industry is going through a lot of disruption, and the biggest sectors include the sharing economy and ground transportation, as well as one large potential winner in the hotel booking sector.

The Top 31 Most Heavily Venture-Funded Startups In Travel

Business Travel

Amadeus Launches Venture Fund To Invest In Travel Startups

Amadeus has long been involved in incubating startup-like ventures within the company, but will now do so with a more deliberate strategy to forge closer relationships with young companies that it feels are worth associating with.

Amadeus Launches Venture Fund To Invest In Travel Startups