Traveler Incentive Platforms Tripkicks And Rocketrip Take Divergent Paths For Employee Connectivity

Rewards platform provider Tripkicks last week switched on a Chrome browser plug-in for SAP Concur Travel. Concur users whose companies work with Tripkicks will see target budgets to beat in the booking tool as they plan their travel. The first mover in the space, Rocketrip, already uses Chrome and Internet Explorer extensions with Concur and Sabre GetThere. It now plans to move away from them in favor of a new set of user touchpoints.

Extensions and plug-ins are small add-ons that bring more functionality to browsers. There are concerns in some corporate IT circles about allowing employees . . .

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Author: David Jonas

David Jonas in 2006 co-founded business media firm ProMedia.travel after ten years as a journalist with Business Travel News. David rejoined BTN in 2010 as executive editor when its parent company acquired ProMedia, and in 2014 co-created The Company Dime. David has a bachelor's degree in communications from Cornell University.