TripActions Announces Finalists of Third Annual Customer Awards

Honorees to be celebrated at TRAVERSE 21, the company’s travel and expense tech festival

PALO ALTO, CA, September 14, 2021—TripActions, the fastest-growing travel and spend management platform, today announced the finalists of the 2021 TripActions Customer Awards. The TripActions Customer Awards recognize outstanding organizations that have demonstrated leadership, impact and progress in corporate T&E over the last year. TripActions Customer Success managers, community members, and the executive team nominated organizations for the award.

“Never before has the corporate travel industry faced headwinds of this magnitude,” says Ariel Cohen, Co-founder and CEO at TripActions. “And never before has a proactive, responsive, and engaged travel program been so important. The past year revealed an impressive caliber of programs and an upleveled commitment to modernizing travel management from customers and their program managers. It’s truly an honor to celebrate the winners, who have managed to exceed expectations despite the events of the last year-and-a-half.”

The award finalists will also play a key role in peer leadership and in defining the future narrative of modern corporate travel and spend at TRAVERSE 21. Congratulations to the following TripActions Customer Award Finalists, listed by category:

Best New Travel Program

Finalists: TRC; Heineken; Unit 4; and a Fortune 500 computer software design company Recognizes companies that implemented a new program within the last year. This category highlights travel programs not only with successful implementation, but also programs that are traveler-friendly and boast high user adoption

Best New Global Travel Program

Finalists: Teads; Netflix; Zebra Technologies; Heineken Recognizes organizations with exceptional attention to detail when implementing their travel programs on a global scale

Best End-to-End T&E Program

Finalists: EMJ; Bystronic; and a Forbes Cloud 100 analytics software company Recognizes organizations pioneering new and exciting methods for managing corporate travel

Best Corporate Travel Manager

Finalists: Alyssa Young, Lennar; Kristin Thaler, Wayfair; Nick Williams, Netflix; and Sarah Murovec, Heineken Celebrates an individual demonstrating a high caliber of knowledge when it comes to managing travel for their organization. These individuals are tasked with delivering an exceptional experience that blends the needs of travelers and of the business seamlessly

Vanguard Award

Announced on Sep 29 and individually selected by the TripActions executive team, this inaugural award will spotlight a company that has moved its corporate travel & spend program from legacy infrastructure to a modern, all-in-one digital solution.

TRAVERSE 21 will take place on September 29 at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. The one-day, outdoor event will feature 15 in-depth sessions and keynotes from industry leaders at Visa, Adobe, GBTA, Reed & Mackay, and more. Register here.

About TripActions

Fast becoming the default for corporate travel and expenses, TripActions is the leading cloud-based T&E platform that combines industry-leading tech with best-in-class travel agency service. Trusted by more than 5,000 companies globally, TripActions empowers organizations with real-time data to make business decisions and provides flexible T&E management tools that enable them to adapt to changing market conditions to keep traveling employees safe, control costs, and save money. Learn more at

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