e-Travel, Inc., the leading provider of hosted technology services for enterprises Travel Management (ETM), celebrates five years of innovation for corporate travel.
As a result of its recent acquisition by Amadeus, the company is now also poised to emerge as the industry`s most comprehensive provider of global online business travel services. Significant success in providing cost-savings to corporations, evidenced by two of the largest and most successful mandates for corporate travel to date, coupled with a history of advocacy and leadership, serve as highlights from the company`s first five years.
E-Travel has been a pioneer in business travel technology, defining the industry`s inception since its inception. Scott Gutz, CEO of e-travel stated: “We`ve worked hard to position ourselves as the leader - in terms of technology and industry expertise - for corporations that need to manage their business travel. Everything we do is an effort to continually offer our customers the best resources available in the industry,”
There is literally a list of examples that demonstrate the original and up-to-the-minute service that e-Travel offer:
Additionally, e-Travel`s dramatic success in driving online utilization serves as a model for companies seeking the greatest cost-savings through managed travel. Recent examples include a mandate by Oracle Corporation, and Gateway Inc.`s requirement that employees initiate travel booking online. Details about the successes of these companies and others are available at e-travel.com/success. On average, e-Travel customers enjoy the highest average utilization rate in the industry - greater than 20 percent.
“For many, some of the concepts and initiatives we have introduced, including direct links, were radical. Over time however, our customers and the industry have come to recognize how visionary we truly are. With our new relationship with Amadeus, we fully expect to continue to set the pace for the rest of the industry to follow,” said Gutz.
e-Travel partners include American Airlines, Amtrak, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, The Hertz Corporation, National Car Rental, SatoTravel, StarCite and Pegasus Solutions, which represents more than 150 hotel chains worldwide. e-Travel`s ETM suite is used by major global corporations, including Ingersoll-Rand Company, Oracle Corporation, Philip Morris Companies Inc., and Vivendi Universal.