Umapped reports that Travel Professionals International (TPI) has picked its collaborative itinerary management platform to streamline their advisors’ workflow, generate incremental revenue and engage with their customers, inspiring continuous connections and relationships throughout the travel journey.
TPI officially unveiled the new partnership with Umapped to nearly 200 attendees at the 2016 TPI Annual Conference aboard Celebrity Reflection.
Morris Chia, TPI president and CEO, said: “We have done our due diligence across all itinerary management tools, and Umapped is by far the most advanced. Umapped’s unique interactive capabilities and pioneering technology align with TPI’s ongoing commitment to finding new, innovative solutions that deliver continued program enhancements to our advisor members. Umapped empowers our advisors to become true collaborators and build connections on mobile and social platforms where travelers are spending their time. We look forward to the positive impact that this new partnership will bring.”
The Umapped platform is designed to make traveling together better and itinerary management more efficient and profitable with communications that are relevant and reflect personalized interests.
Available as a white-label and API solution, Umapped enables travel brands to deliver visually rich, consolidated mobile itineraries which includes sharing real-time content, exclusive offers and expertise via messaging and social media.
The company reports that many TPI advisors already using the platform have reported improved productivity and sales, with increased conversion rates on proposals and upsell revenue.
Lisa Israelovitch, CEO of Umapped, said: “Mobile engagement has moved from a ‘nice to have’ to a ‘must have’ as more travelers increasingly turn to their tablets and smartphones to stay connected and simplify their trips.”
She said that: “The real value of Umapped’s mobile and social functionality lies in the idea that it extends, enhances and transforms the entire travel experience while enabling added efficiencies. We’ve been growing rapidly and now service agencies and companies in 11 countries. As a Canadian company, we are proud to partner with TPI, which will further expand our presence in Canada.”