SOURCE: Phocuswright Inc.

Phocuswright Inc.

May 13, 2015 14:29 ET

Triptease Wins the Phocuswright European Travel Innovator of the Year Award

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 13, 2015) - Travel industry research authority Phocuswright Inc. has announced the award winners of The Travel Innovation Summit Europe, held on May 13, the first day of Phocuswright Europe currently underway in Dublin, Ireland. This year, the second European summit, 13 innovators were selected to demonstrate applications, technologies and solutions that will transform travel planning, purchasing and sharing. The winners represent the best of this elite group.

"The second annual European summit was a great success," said Phocuswright managing director, Tony D'Astolfo. "New business models and leading-edge tech are constantly pushing the travel industry to new heights. The presenting companies -- solely from Europe -- have some of the most creative solutions to the changing market and will most definitely be molding the future of the travel industry."

PHOCUSWRIGHT'S EUROPEAN TRAVEL INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD
A panel of judges comprised of travel and technology experts chose the winner and runner-up.
Winner: Triptease
Runner-Up: Indigo

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD
This year, Phocuswright and 33entrepreneurs -- a startup accelerator -- introduce the People's Choice Award. Audience members voted on their favorite innovation and the winning company receives a one-week coaching session in Bordeaux with 33entrepreneurs.
Winner: Triptease

Highlight videos of the winner and runner-up are available on the Phocuswright Europe website.

View more information about the 13 innovators.

ABOUT PHOCUSWRIGHT INC. (www.phocuswright.com)
Phocuswright, the travel industry research authority, fosters smart strategic planning and tactical decision-making by delivering primary research on the evolving dynamics that influence travel, tourism and hospitality distribution. To complement its research in North America, Europe and Asia, Phocuswright partners with and produces several high-profile conferences around the world.

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