AirPlus Survey Discusses Mobile Technology
Integration into Corporate Travel Programs
April 28, 2010 07:33 AM Eastern Daylight Time
ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--AirPlus International, a global provider of corporate travel
payment solutions, releases April’s TheWire…from AirPlus entitled: Leading Edge Travel Programs Take On
Mobile. Within the survey, more than 78% felt that half or more of their company’s business travelers carry a smart-
phone or wireless-enabled mobile device. However, over 54% acknowledged that travel management has no
responsibility for mobile travel tools and apps. For more details, including a complimentary PDF of the results,
please visit the AirPlus Community.
“Mobile devices will have a profound and lasting impact on travel and the business of travel procurement and
management. What we see today with online social media and some of the first mobile applications will quickly be
surpassed by ubiquitous access to contextual information, augmented reality and real-time decision making tools in
the hands of travelers,” said Richard Crum, President of AirPlus International, Inc. “At AirPlus we are committed to
developing tools to bring the power of information to travel professionals and ultimately to the traveler themselves.
We actively participate in the growing social media communities that dominate the discussion today and will lead the
way for enabling companies to make smart decisions based on the best data going forward.”
The Wire…from AirPlus is a monthly report on the pulse of the industry and its relevant topics. Results of this
edition are based on a survey of 71 travel management professionals in North America and Europe from March 9 to
March 19, 2010.
AirPlus International provides savings to over 33,000 customers worldwide through a suite of business travel
payment solutions which include central bill accounts, corporate cards and online management tools. AirPlus is travel
agency neutral, the leading issuer of UATP worldwide and th