26 Apr '13, 12pm

Tripconomics aims to make corporate travel less of a headache

Tripconomics aims to make corporate travel less of a headache

Tripconomics aims to make corporate travel less of a headache April 26, 2013 by Terence LEE Travel startups have been unimaginative when it comes to how they want to disrupt the industry. Most of them are consumer-facing apps that help consumers discover, book, or search for deals — essentially variations on the ideal neighborhood travel agent. In this vein, Tripconomics is doing something entirely different. Rather than targeting the crowded consumer market, this Singapore startup is hoping to uncover what it sees as a hidden gem: the world of corporate travel management. As I understand from co-founder Keson Lim , a corporate travel veteran, the industry is dominated by large corporate travel agencies that handle global accounts on large retainers. These companies, which have call centers around the world, typically service corporations with revenue above USD 1 billion (...

Full article: http://sgentrepreneurs.com/2013/04/26/tripconomics/

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