Startup TravelPerk’s Differentiator Is A Bit Different

When asked what makes their outfits unique, business travel entrepreneurs tend to talk tech rather than people. TravelPerk is going the other way, and its customers seem to appreciate it.

The Barcelona-based but also U.S.-registered company styles itself as a business online travel agency. After raising $30 million as of this spring, it's hiring more humans for customer service. TravelPerk has doubled its employee count during the past year, to 130. It plans to double headcount again in the coming 12 to 18 months and open more offices around the globe.

The company has its own . . .

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Author: Jay Campbell

Jay Campbell in 2004 created travel business newsletter The Beat, in 2006 co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 integrated them with Business Travel News. He served as editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University.

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