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TripIt Named Webby People’s Voice Winner in 18th Annual Webby Awards

May 5, 2014 Accolades No Comments Email Email

TripIt announced today that it has been selected as the People’s Voice winner for best travel app in the handheld devices category of the 18th Annual Webby Awards.

TripIt, the all-in-one travel organizing app from Concur (Nasdaq CNQR), organizes all travel plans in one place and creates master itineraries for each trip that are accessible at any time, on any device. This award marks the second time TripIt has won a Webby award. In 2011, TripIt took home the Webby award for best travel mobile app.

“TripIt has set the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said David-Michel Davies, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. “This award is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.”

Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. The IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Awards PV Winners, is comprised of web industry experts, including media mogul Arianna Huffington, Founder of Tumblr David Karp, Internet co-creator Vint Cerf Mozilla CEO and Chair Mitchell Baker, Creator of the Gif Steve Wilhite, and mobile-phone inventor Martin Cooper. This year, over 1.5 million votes were cast by people around the world for their favorite sites, videos, ads, mobile sites and apps and social in The Webby People’s Voice Awards.

“We are honored and humbled to receive our second Webby award,” said Barry Padgett, Executive Vice President of TripIt and Concur Traveler Services. “We do everything we can to make traveling easier for people, and this award shows just how much our users appreciate the work we’re doing.”

TripIt will be honored at the star-studded ceremony on Monday, May 19, 2014 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City, where winners will have an opportunity to deliver one of The Webby Awards’ famous 5-Word Speeches. Highlights from last year’s 5-Word Speeches include: Pinterest’s “Pinterest loves you Ryan Gosling“; Bjork’s “A.E.I.O.U”; and Kevin Spacey & Dana Brunettifor House of Cards, “The Oscars should do this.” The show will be hosted by critically-acclaimed stand-up comedian, writer and actor, Patton Oswalt. Beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, fans can watch the show in On Demand at Webbyawards.com.  A full list of both The Webby Awards and People’s Voice Winners can be found at webbyawards.com/winners.

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