Business travel is on the rise and so are costs. The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) forecasts global travel spend to reach $1.7 trillion by 2022. Growth is a good thing, but travel managers are under increased pressure to maintain travel budgets, increase program compliance and ensure that their frequent travelers stay happy. Fortunately, through the use of the right technology and tools, travel managers can improve their travel program's performance while enhancing their travelers' experiences.
This year’s CFO Magazine Tech Companies to Watch list is all about companies that are looking beyond automation into business intelligence and AI – products that make for better decision-making and automatic cost controls for CFOs. Products like Yapta.
Price assurance is the guarantee that you’ll get the lowest available purchase price for goods or services. Carefully negotiating the best deals is an important first step in making sure you get the most for your travel budget, but these days it’s not enough. Dynamic price assurance provides you with the next level of savings.
This March, we showcased Yapta’s dynamic price assurance technology and performance analytics at SAP Concur Fusion in San Diego. Time flies when you’re participating in a great event. Yapta has been exhibiting at Fusion every year since 2013. Our team has grown, our success has skyrocketed, and we continue to foster valuable relationships at this industry-leading event.
Extraordinary technological innovations—many of them positive and some unsettling—are becoming the new reality for the corporate travel industry. In this paper you’ll learn about the growth of artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, traveler-specific dynamic pricing, biometrics and more. In 2019, the opportunity to apply new technologies to better serve travelers has never been greater.
We’re proud to share that Yapta was named to Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2014 to... Read More
These are challenging times for travel professionals looking to streamline their RFPs and supplier negotiation processes. The hotel market is fragmented, with hundreds of companies expanding their brands and franchising activities. Prices remain high, with hotels preserving significant negotiation power. Air travel negotiations present another level of complexity—U.S. air carriers... Read More
Recently, Bloomberg’s Global Travel Manager, Rafael Rosario, and James Filsinger, Yapta’s President and CEO, sat down for an interview with Martin Cowen, Editorial Director for tnooz. Broadcast live from the exhibition floor at the GBTA Convention 2018, Mr. Rosario shared his insights about using Yapta’s technology to enhance his travel program and achieve savings for Bloomberg’s business units.