From the Wires
Apptricity Teams Up with GetThere to Deliver Streamlined Business Travel and Expense Management
By: Business Wire
Nov. 14, 2012 03:34 PM
Apptricity Corporation, provider of Jetstream which includes E-Procurement, Financial Productivity and Supply Chain solutions, announced today a new agreement with GetThere, the world’s leading travel and collaboration management solution, to deliver advanced business travel booking and expense management.
“We are pleased to bring together GetThere and Apptricity Expense Management so that companies and their employees can have access to the best of what our respective brands have to offer,” said Timothy D. Garcia, Chief Executive Officer and President of Apptricity Corporation. “At Apptricity, we pride ourselves on innovative business solutions and advanced, user-friendly functionality. We are excited to extend even more convenience to our customers by integrating with GetThere, which will provide a new level of management and visibility for business travel.”
“Apptricity’s integration into GetThere will enable Apptricity customers to book hotels, airfare, and car rentals, manage pre-trip authorizations, and automatically create expense reports from travel booking data,” said Brian Anderson, Apptricity Expense Management Product Manager. “Customers can also create travel itineraries or add trip details to the integrated calendar, all of which is accessible online or through mobile devices.”
A Sabre brand, GetThere is a leading online booking tool used by many of the world’s largest and most successful corporations. By using GetThere, corporations achieve tangible cost savings and high adoption rates.
“Through our agreement with Apptricity, we can now offer our customers another integrated option for travel expense management,” said Paul Wiley, chief product and strategy officer for GetThere. “GetThere’s primary goal is to help corporations maximize their investment in business travel and virtual meetings. Effectively managing and tracking travel expenses is a critical capability in this regard and we are excited to offer GetThere customers a fully integrated expense management tool with Apptricity.”
Apptricity Expense Management ensures that booked purchases conform to corporate policies and provide managers with a consolidated view of employee travel booking and expense activity. As a comprehensive travel and expense management solution, Apptricity Expense Management is used on a global basis by customers that include AT&T, Walmart, Energy Future Holdings (formerly TXU), Cameron International, TD Bank, Tufts University, Cott Beverages, and Peet’s Coffee and Tea.
About Apptricity - Above the Cloud™
Apptricity provides innovative software applications that help companies of all sizes run better and maximize their resources. Our applications deliver critical real-time intelligence to your mobile device, keeping you connected to the office, the warehouse, and the final destination. Jetstream, our revolutionary platform, enhances legacy ERP applications and extends the value of IT investments to sharpen your competitive edge. Jetstream solutions unify objectives for Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and the military with accelerated business processes and command visibility. Our solutions evolve to help your enterprise operate more profitably and grow. For more information, visit www.apptricity.com.
GetThere is the world’s leading online business travel and collaboration solution, surpassing $9 billion in annual bookings. GetThere’s proven technology and unparalleled global service infrastructure helps corporations collectively save millions in air, hotel, car, and rail costs. GetThere provides a user-friendly online booking experience for travelers and travel arrangers at thousands of companies in more than 93 countries, including a majority of multi-national Fortune 200 firms that deploy online booking. GetThere works with all major global distribution systems (GDS). Companies using GetThere and the Sabre GDS together can optimize efficiency and cost savings even more effectively across the entire travel procurement process. More information is available at http://www.getthere.com.
Sabre Holdings connects people with the world’s greatest travel possibilities by retailing travel products and providing distribution and technology solutions for the travel industry. More information is available at http://www.sabre-holdings.com.
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