FOSTER CITY, California., January 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Onriva, the next-generation travel marketplace platform launched in September 2021, today announced significant product enhancements as it disrupts the 50-year-old status quo of the corporate travel experience.
Onriva’s proprietary technology, combined with unparalleled vendor participation, can identify the best rates and collect inventory from a variety of sources. The recent enhancements include a soon-to-be-launched revolutionary new approach to corporate travel policy delivery, as well as several strategic partnerships with suppliers that deliver significant new benefits for customers.
These improvements further support the needs of business travelers who plan to get back on the road in early 2022, as Onriva’s platform is built for an ideal business travel experience that benefits suppliers and consumers alike.
“The world has changed and as a company we believe our expectations of travel should be too – which is why we are committed to building and becoming the ‘one’ true platform for business travel. The series of updates we have made to bring the marketplace of Onriva for the past few months has been providing our customers with a completely redesigned travel planning and booking experience leveraging our patented AI travel algorithms and personalized customer service.” Vajid JafricOnriva Founder and CEO.
Collaborate with more than 3,500 small and medium businesses representing more than $3 billion in travel purchase volume across a wide range of industries, Onriva is positioned to be a major player and influence on the industry at large as business travel becomes popular again in 2022. This innovative, technology-driven platform that adapts and performs seamlessly is designed to make post-pandemic travel more targeted and efficient for both the individual traveler and business.
“Onriva offers its customers a true marketplace of abundance,” said Mike Remedies, Chief Technology Officer, who previously held positions as Chief Technology Officer for Lastminute.com, Expedia and eBay. “We believe that when suppliers can fully sell their offerings in a robust marketplace, both customers and suppliers can benefit.”
Expertise behind the scenes
With over 25 years of experience in the travel industry, founder and CEO Vajid Jafric saw the opportunity to create something truly innovative. Launching several successful travel and travel technology companies under his belt, Jafri turned the idea into reality not only with leaders from across the travel industry who knew and understood the current pain points, but also those with deep innovation and expertise in the field. of AI technology platform.
Travel industry veterans, George Corbin (Chief Operating Officer), who led efforts to bring Marriott’s e-commerce business to $14 billion for sale, i parody (Executive Vice President of Sales), former senior sales executive of American Express Global Business Travel and BCD Travel, and Mike McCormick (Executive Vice President of Business Development), former Executive Director of the Global Business Travel Association and senior leader of Cendant, have all been integral to the company’s success in securing customer support, suppliers and partner purchasing from key players in the sector.
Guidance of the board of directors – whose members are former CEO and chairman of ARC, Mike Premowho has just been inducted into the Business Travel Hall of Fame, former head of Marriott’s global distribution Shafiq Khan; and Dan Charronchairman of merchant global services for Fiserv’s First Data – delivers exceptional strategic insights to team members, shareholders and partners.
Key partnerships make it possible
A marketplace is only as good as the suppliers who participate in it, and Onriva created unprecedented sourcing of suppliers early on. As a one stop shop for business travel, Onriva boasts the widest range of airlines, hotels, land supplier partners as well as select travel agencies, consortiums and intermediary partners all benefiting from fully integrated participation in Onriva’s one and only travel marketplace.
For more information about Onriva’s travel marketplace, visit Onriva.com
Onriva is a unique travel marketplace that brings together the entire business travel ecosystem. Launched in 2021, the company has an impressive lineup of elite board members and industry executive leaders who have enabled the company to step onto the scene with more than 3,500 small and medium-sized companies on board representing more than $3 billion in travel purchase volume.