BCD Travel - Tripsource App
Company: BCD Travel, Utrecht, Netherlands
Entry Submitted By: Travelport Digital
Company Description: BCD Travel was founded on Jan. 3, 2006 and helps companies make the most of what they spend on travel. For travelers, this means keeping them safe and productive, and equipping them to make good choices on the road. For travel and procurement managers, it means advising them on how to grow the value of their travel program.
Nomination Category: Mobile Site & App Categories
Nomination Sub Category: Travel
Nomination Title: Tripsource by BCD Travel - simplifying business travel
Date this app was first released: Jan, 2014
Briefly describe this mobile site or app’s objectives and how it has met those objectives (up to 200 words). If applicable, include here the platforms your app supports:
BCD Travel (a travel management company) partnered with Travelport Digital to build an app for BCD Travel's clients, called TripSource. This total trip management platform is designed exclusively to service BCD travelers; giving them access to detailed itineraries, departure information, flight notifications, risk alerts and more. Helping travelers stay organized, informed and productive when on the road.
Available on iPad, iphone and android the app is aimed at business travelers with busy schedules who have little time to worry about travel disruptions or delays. The TripSource app takes the hassle out of business travel by keeping travelers up-to-date on all flight disruptions or delays.
The app was first launched in January 2014 - starting off as an itinerary management app but it has grown into a communications, booking and self-service platform that is currently available in 5 languages; English, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish.
The app showcases excellent design and usability thanks to the strong emphasis put on both interactive and visual aspects of the app to ensure a cohesive, simple and engaging experience. The user experience was developed in parallel with agile development allowing regular usability testing and iteration with design.
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Vice President, Product Strategy:Will Pinnell
Director, Product Planning:Michael Callaghan
Product Strategy & Innovation, Senior Manager:Uwe Strey
Manager, Product Planning Hotels: :Sital Singala
Senior Manager, Product Planning & Development:Daniel Larsen
Program Manager (Travelport Digital):Linda Talbot
Product Owner (Travelport Digital):Paul Risipanu
Product Owner (Travelport Digital):Edel Frawley
Project Manager (Travelport Digital): Aneta Ruiz
Senior Development Manager (Travelport Digital): Conor Twomey