Online travel referral service Tripology was presented with the New Innovator Award by the U.S. Travel Association at TravelCom 2009. The Innovator of the Year Awards recognize companies whose innovations in the areas of technology, eCommerce and distribution have transformed their business and have a broad impact across the travel industry.
"Being voted Innovator of the Year is an honor for everyone at Tripology," said John T. Peters, president and CEO of Tripology. "We are delighted to be recognized by the travel industry at-large, who voted for Tripology, as well as by an esteemed panel of industry leaders who cast the deciding votes. We were competing against an impressive selection of companies and are thrilled to come away with this great acclaim."
The U.S. Travel Association's TravelCom Innovator of the Year Awards recognize companies whose outstanding innovations in the areas of technology, eCommerce and distribution have transformed their business and have a broad impact across the travel industry. For the first time in the history of the awards, each of the competitors vied for votes with a five-minute video pitch that attracted more than 3,000 online votes from throughout the travel industry.
Tripology is an interactive travel referral service that connects travel specialists to consumers that are seeking their knowledge and travel planning expertise. For specialists, Tripology is the most cost-effective way to get qualified travel leads. It enables specialists to harness the immense reach of the Web, then work one-on-one offering the personal attention and service consumers seek. Tripology has a network of 11,500 Tripologists.