New Business Travel Economy: Uber, Airbnb & Concur

What do Airbnb, Uber, United and other brands have in common? If you said: “Concur,” you’d be spot on. All these services, along with companies like IHG, World Travel Service, Avis and more, are now integrated with Concur to make business travel and expense easier than ever. And the glue that connects everything together is the Concur Platform.

Mithun blog icons Business travel is a lucrative industry worth $1.12T, and the Concur Platform helps companies of all sizes tap into this massive opportunity.We’re right off the heels of one of the largest business travel conferences, the GBTA Convention 2014, where we announced new platform partnerships with Airbnb and Uber, among others. Our mission at Concur is pretty simple, “Create The Perfect Trip” for business travelers. “The Perfect Trip” comes in many shapes and sizes to suit the needs of our 25M customers spread across 20,000 enterprises, including 70 of the Fortune 100 companies.

We’re committed to making business travel as effortless and painless as possible. From auto-filing your hotel expenses (read: No more manual filing or itemizing hotel receipts) to automatically capturing receipts from your Uber ride, the Concur Platform enables partners to build intelligent solutions that deliver value and cost-savings to customers.  

Get Started with the Concur Platform

If you’re a startup or a big company interested in taking advantage of the business travel opportunity, it’s easy to get started with the Concur Platform. We offer everything from documentation to sandboxes to help you go from concept to market.  

The best part is we have 25M customers that you can hyper-target with your product or service to drive faster customer acquisition. Here’s an API cheat sheet with customer examples. You can also get a peek at innovations happening with companies ranging from CIBTvisa, Gogo and ParkNFly to TripLingo, Trover and MileIQ in the Concur App Center. Get Started

Over the next few months, the Concur developer evangelist team will be at key industry events, such as Silicon Valley Code Camp, TechCrunch Distrupt SF, TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon and we’re hosting The Perfect Trip DevCon 2014. Come meet us at these events: We’d like to hear all about your cool apps and innovations!  

Join Us for The Perfect Trip DevCon 2014
DevCon_PPT_Banner_Ad_r01 If you haven’t already, save the date for The Perfect Trip DevCon 2014, October 30, 2014, at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. This is a one-day developer and entrepreneur event designed for you to:
  • Pitch your app for $100K in awards from The Perfect Trip Fund Award – apply today to participate
  • Discover new APIs and smart apps for Travel and Expense
  • Hear the latest trends and network with industry leaders

Business travel is being reimagined at lightning speed. Join the fast-growing trend and help change the world of travel as we know it.

Discover more at developer.concur.com and @ConcurAPI.

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