TripActions Awards celebrate companies and travel managers challenging the corporate travel status quo, transforming their travel programs for the betterment of their organizations and road warriors

SAN FRANCISCO – October 2, 2019TripActions, the fastest-growing business travel platform trusted by the world’s most innovative companies, announced at its travel + tech festival, TRAVERSE 19, the winners of its Corporate Travel Management Awards. Presented by TripActions, the Corporate Travel Management Awards recognize companies and travel managers who are challenging the status quo to create and deliver best-in-class corporate travel programs.

"At TripActions, we’re proud to put our customers first, and are excited to recognize our award nominees and winners for their achievements in corporate business travel excellence,” said Meagen Eisenberg, CMO at TripActions. “We know there are many innovative organizations out there focused on improving and modernizing the business travel experience so that their travelers are happy, and as a result their businesses gain spend visibility, cost savings and can execute effective duty of care. I am thrilled to recognize just a few of them at our first-ever travel and tech festival, TRAVERSE 19. The hyper growth that TripActions continues to experience is all thanks to the amazing customer community we serve –– a community that inspires us to innovate and raise the bar each and every day."

Announced at TRAVERSE 19, TripActions recognized organizations across industries in the following categories:

Most Innovative Travel Program The Most Innovative Travel Program Award recognizes organizations pioneering new and exciting methods for managing corporate travel globally. This year’s winner, Rivian, an automotive technology company focused on driving travelers to explore the world responsibly, is recognized for its innovative and inspiring program.

Best Duty of Care The Best Duty of Care Award celebrates organizations that proactively prioritize their travelers’ well-being within their corporate travel program. This year’s winner* is a company whose mission is to help businesses grow and has implemented one of the best duty of care programs for their corporate travelers. The team prides itself on having a consistent, real-time awareness of global travel concerns and successfully protects its travelers’ safety.

Best New Travel Program The Best New Travel Program Award recognizes companies who implemented a new program within the last year that achieved not only successful implementation, but also received high traveler satisfaction and user adoption. Face-to-face customer visits are important for Branch, this year’s winner. With a true customer-first mentality, Branch has experienced a fast and successful launch with high levels of adoption by their travelers.

Best Corporate Travel Manager The Best Corporate Travel Manager award celebrates a travel manager who demonstrates an in-depth understanding of what their organization’s employees desire in a corporate travel program –– and offers an exceptional experience that blends those needs with business objectives seamlessly. Patrick Dunne, Global Travel and Expense Manager at Dropbox, is recognized for his collaborative and thorough understanding of what his travelers needed during the process of selecting a travel platform that would fit best with Dropbox’s culture.

Best Global Travel Program Deployment The Best Global Travel Program Deployment Award recognizes organizations with exceptional attention to detail when implementing their respective travel programs. This year’s winner* went above and beyond to understand the needs of each of its global entities from a travel perspective. Their in-depth internal review process, combined with a targeted approach and a phased rollout, resulted in a huge travel program success around the globe.

"I’ve had the honor and pleasure of working first hand with the organizations and travel managers nominated for the TripActions Corporate Travel Management Awards” said Rich Liu, Chief Revenue Officer at TripActions. “I am thrilled to see these exceptional organizations recognized for their industry-leading travel programs. Our success as a company is dependent upon the success of our customers, and I’m privileged to work with these award winners."

Read more details on all the winners here: