seeUthere and Galileo Announce Highwire Integration

seeUthere
Technologies, the leader in enterprise meeting management technology, and
Galileo International

, a leading provider of electronic global distribution
services for the travel industry, announced a partnership agreement that
provides an integrated solution for managing meetings and online corporate
travel.
 
The combination of seeUthere`s meeting management technology and Galileo`s
Highwire(TM), its online corporate travel booking solution, creates a one-stop
solution designed to significantly reduce corporate meeting and travel
budgets, while increasing service for meeting attendees.  Sources of savings
include: increased efficiency in meeting management, increased adoption of
online booking for meeting travel, and better enforcement of group travel
policies and negotiated fares.
 
seeUthere

is the only meeting management solution designed to work with
multiple corporate booking tools, allowing corporations to combine their
designated online air booking solution with the best of breed solution for
meeting management. Highwire joins a roster of leading online corporate
booking solutions whose services can be accessed from seeUthere
Enterprise(TM).
  seeUthere Enterprise(TM) automates and standardizes the meeting management
process across the company, thereby providing a global and consolidated view
of meeting activities and costs.  With increased visibility, corporations can
better enforce policies, gain greater leverage with suppliers, and
significantly reduce meeting and travel spend. 
“We are excited to partner with Galileo, whose Highwire solution has
proven to generate savings on corporate travel spend,” said John Chang

, CEO of
seeUthere.  “Now, by linking meeting management to online travel booking, our
combined solution will help corporations further increase online booking
adoption for meeting-related travel, improve visibility of total meeting spend
including airfare reported by meeting, and increase compliance of group travel
policies.”
 
Highwire is a suite of Web-based travel products and services that
provides a platform for self-service reservations, which empowers the
traveler, maximizes the benefits of corporate policy compliance, and provides
a delivery mechanism for value-added content to a target audience in real
time. 
  “With our partnership with seeUthere, we are extending the capability of
Highwire to help corporations take control of meeting-related travel and
meeting spend overall,” commented Marka Jenkins, CEO of Highwire.  “This is a
solution that truly fills a market need, and represents the combination of
best-of-breed capabilities in online travel booking and meeting management
technologies.”
 
Corporations currently using the Highwire or seeUthere Enterprise
application can work directly with Galileo or seeUthere to gain access to the
integrated solution.


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