In 2015, ABB North America turned to automation to make its own operation more efficient by introducing airfare and hotel price tracking technology from Yapta to identify and capture valuable cost savings.
As an organization of approximately 1,500 employees orchestrating and executing events worldwide and throughout the year, it requires some serious globetrotting. With travel volumes continuing to rise, the NBA looked to Yapta to begin tracking airfare and hotel prices and to blow the whistle when there’s an opportunity to save.
As a nonprofit, it’s vital for the Marrow Donor Program to streamline its travel costs and to keep its travelers within policy. The organization turned to FareIQ to deliver savings on its booked fights, but was also pleasantly surprised by the impact it had on traveler behavior.
Yapta announced today that enterprise customers using FareIQ, Yapta’s corporate airfare price tracking solution, have saved a combined total of more than $5 million in airfare. Since the launch of FareIQ in May 2012, companies that have chosen to have their airfare prices tracked by the technology have saved an... Read More
They’re herrrre! Winter airfare sales have started becoming available, making now an excellent time to consider planning your next ski trip or snow-bird getaway. Southwest airlines today announced some of their lowest one-way fares of the season, as low as $49, $99 and $149. The Southwest sale runs through October... Read More
In recent weeks there have been a handful flights that have reported passenger disputes over reclining seats. While the reclining seat issue is no doubt a forward and back debate, one thing is for certain: there’s a real sense of recline rage that’s emerging among today’s passengers. But is this... Read More
According to a recent report on NPR, restaurants and hotels are posting new job openings faster than they can fill them. In periods when the broader job market is bleak, jobs in this sector tend to get snapped up quickly. While this is a promising sign for the economy – indicating... Read More
It’s an exiting day here at Yapta as today we’ve announced the beta launch of RoomIQ, a dynamic hotel price tracking solution designed exclusively for corporate travel organizations. RoomIQ, developed in cooperation with Yapta’s Customer Advisory Board members and early beta partners, automatically tracks corporate hotel reservations and sends price drop alerts... Read More
Everyone knows that a good deal on airfare is hard to find. It often requires some time, effort (research) and persistence to ferret them out. That said, there have been a few sales that have bubbled to the surface in recent days that we thought we’d pass along to make... Read More
There will be a day when your luggage is smarter than your airline. Want proof? At a recent company event, AT&T showcased “Smart Luggage” with embedded GPS technology that lets you track the suitcase’s whereabouts – even when your airline doesn’t know its location. Using Smart Luggage, you get an... Read More