LONDON, August 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Egencia®, the corporate travel arm of Expedia Inc., launched new mobile features and capabilities for business travellers. The Egencia Mobile release for the iPhone is equipped with new user-friendly features, including: Smart Itinerary, Flight and Destination Alerts, Flight Schedules, Online Check-in and Click-to-call. With this globally consistent product, Egencia continues to emphasise traveller care, travel technology and worldwide service.
Egencia Mobile App Features
This new iPhone App further demonstrates Egencia's continued focus on providing the best-in-class experience for our mobile users. The app was designed specifically for business travellers, catering to their needs by conveniently providing pertinent travel information and alerts quickly and easily.
Based on the traveller's itinerary information, the app knows what point the traveller is at during their journey and presents relevant information to the traveller. Flight information will be displayed to the traveller on their way to the airport, and hotel information by the time they land - providing the right information at the right time.
Flight and Destination Alerts
This unique feature ensures that the traveller is instantly aware of time sensitive issues and helps companies respond to social responsibility requirements.
- Flight alerts inform travellers about flight delays and cancellations that may affect their trip.
- Destination alerts, covering natural disasters, security issues, weather, etc.
- Alerts are prominently displayed throughout the app so the traveller can easily and quickly view and access their alerts.
Additional Features and Functionalities
- Online Check-in is available today for all major airlines - making check-in one-click away.
- Flight Schedules: with this new iPhone app, identifying flight options has never been easier. If the traveller misses their flight, they will be able to quickly determine if and when a next flight is available.
- Click-to-call Egencia customer service: the "Contact" tab enables the traveller to call or email Customer service with one touch.
Egencia Mobile is currently available in the following countries: UK, US, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Sweden, Spain, Italy, Canada, Australia, and India. Languages supported include English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Canadian French, and Dutch. Thanks to Egencia's proprietary technology, all travellers can experience the same benefits and functionality regardless of location.
The app, built for Egencia clients, is downloadable for free at Apple App Store: http://itunes.apple.com/uk/app/egencia/id446768364?mt=8
Additional updates and future releases are coming soon to Egencia Mobile, including a new release for users of BlackBerry, Android, and other smartphones.
About Egencia, an Expedia, Inc. Company
Egencia is the fifth largest travel management company in the world. As part of Expedia, Inc., (NASDAQ: EXPE), the world's largest travel marketplace, Egencia helps businesses get ahead by offering the only truly integrated corporate travel service. Egencia's industry expertise helps drive results that matter, delivering meaningful advancements that have a real impact. By combining a powerful offline and online service, Egencia delivers a complete corporate travel offering supported by global market expertise and a best-in-class technology platform.
For more information on the company, go to http://www.egencia.co.uk
Egencia and the Egencia logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Expedia, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other logos or product and company names mentioned herein may be the property of their respective owners. © 2011 Egencia, LLC. All rights reserved. CST # 2083922-50