SOURCE: Portaga, Inc.

September 17, 2007 06:51 ET

Portaga Inc. and TripSync Now Available on Salesforce.com's AppExchange

Salesforce.com Customers Can Now Deploy TripSync for Booking Travel Within Salesforce

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 17, 2007) - Salesforce.com Dreamforce Conference - Portaga Inc. today announced the availability of TripSync™ for salesforce.com's AppExchange. TripSync enables the booking of flight, hotel and car reservations directly from within Salesforce. Built on the Force.com platform, TripSync for AppExchange is immediately available for test drive and deployment at http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange. The announcement was made today at Dreamforce '07, salesforce.com's User and Developer Conference.

TripSync for AppExchange is a unique travel management tool that allows users to book and manage travel all from within Salesforce. TripSync allows users to establish travel preferences, evaluate travel estimates and finally book a particular flight, hotel or car reservation. Users can associate a trip with a particular Account, Contact, Lead or Opportunity which can help capture total sales costs. Managers can also establish travel parameters for their travelers such as spending limits and provide notification when travel is booked.

"We're very proud and excited to present TripSync for AppExchange to salesforce.com customers. The introduction of TripSync supports our dedication to providing a state-of-the-art travel booking experience to the business traveler. We believe that salesforce.com users will find that booking travel using TripSync is simple and highly intuitive," said Evan Newman, COO of Portaga Inc. "It's only logical that we partnered with salesforce.com, who is the defacto leader in on-demand business applications, to make TripSync available on the AppExchange."

"Portaga is one of hundreds of innovative on-demand applications that customers can use via the AppExchange to extend the benefits of on-demand throughout their enterprise," said George Hu, Chief Marketing Officer, salesforce.com. "Portaga's TripSync app allows users to conveniently book and modify travel directly from within Salesforce. By being able to associate a trip to a particular record TripSync delivers tangible value in being able to help quantify overall sales costs."

Force.com Platform and the AppExchange

Force.com is the on-demand platform for the next generation of business applications. Force.com reinvents traditional customization and integration and enables the creation of a whole new generation of on-demand applications that go beyond client/server computing. Force.com allows applications to be easily shared, exchanged and installed with a few simple clicks via salesforce.com's AppExchange marketplace, enabling all the innovation that Force.com unleashes to benefit the entire on-demand community.

The AppExchange economy continues to expand as thousands of salesforce.com customers have installed thousands of on-demand business applications available on the AppExchange, found at http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange.

About Portaga:

Portaga is dedicated to providing a state-of-the-art travel booking experience to the business traveler. It's Portaga Travel Manager, TripSync (www.tripsync.com), is a free, Web 2.0 travel tool that allows business travelers to book, change and manage travel directly from their calendar with a few simple clicks, making creating or changing travel plans as easy as scheduling a meeting. It recently announced the world's first mobile booking application, available to anyone using a web-enabled mobile phone. Designed with an inherent understanding of how companies work, TripSync was developed by veteran business travelers at Portaga, Inc. (www.portaga.com), a travel technology company based in White Plains, NY.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Evan Newman
    COO
    Portaga Inc.
    (914) 220.8329
    Email Contact