Travel Tracker TripIt Gets Acquired

Travel Tracker TripIt Gets Acquired

Summary: If you use the TripIt online tracking service to handle your travels, you should be aware the company behind the service has been acquired. Concur has announced the acquisition of TripIt.

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If you use the TripIt online tracking service to handle your travels, you should be aware the company behind the service has been acquired. Concur has announced the acquisition of TripIt for a package worth $120 million, and has not stated its future plans for the service or how it will impact current users.

I have used TripIt to handle my travel for a long time, and will miss it if it goes away or changes a great deal. The beauty of the TripIt service is how easy it is to use, with detailed travel plans entered into the service automatically by simply forwarding flight and hotel confirmation emails to a special TripIt email address. The service intelligently interprets the confirmation emails to correctly enter complicated travel arrangements into the user's online schedule. TripIt has mobile versions of its tracking app on major smartphone platforms, putting travel tracking a simple tap away,

Topics: Apps, Smartphones

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  • RE: Travel Tracker TripIt Gets Acquired

    Hi James,
    Concur intends to fully support and continue TripIt?s offerings as we accelerate innovation in this product category and expand the company?s reach among more travelers and companies globally. TripIt customers will continue to enjoy the same level of service that they?ve come to expect. We look forward to providing you with more details as they become available. For more information, please see our press release and FAQs here http://bit.ly/gMj4vv and our blog post here http://bit.ly/eik89K. Please don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or comments. You can reach us at connected@concur.com.
    Thanks,
    Colleen at Concur
    concurinc