CheapOair and OneTravel win for their app, website and latest TV commercial in three award programs, including Appy Awards, Hermes Creative Awards and WebAward
NEW YORK, NY – October 8, 2015 – Fareportal, one of the fastest-growing travel technology companies, announced today that the websites of both CheapOair and OneTravel recently won the 2015 WebAward from the Web Marketing Association. Since 1997, the annual WebAward competition has allowed thousands of participants to receive independent evaluation of their Web development efforts in a forum that has become the Internet’s premier online awards event.
“CheapOair aims to make travel effortless, affordable and enjoyable for all travelers, and the speed and user interface of our website and app are critical as we strive to make our booking experience as easy and smooth as possible,” said Harsh Sood, chief technology officer at Fareportal, the company that operates CheapOair. “Our multiple award-winning website and apps make it that much easier for our customers to book their perfect trip and we are thrilled to add more accolades to our growing roster.”
Fareportal and its brands, CheapOair and OneTravel, were also recognized with several other top industry honors for their app, website and latest TV commercial. CheapOair was named a finalist in the Travel and Tourism App of the Year category in the Appy Awards. Organized by MediaPost, since 1996 one of the largest media, marketing and advertising online news sources, the awards highlighted the best in app innovation.
Fareportal also won several awards in the Hermes Creative Awards. Its “Perks” TV commercial won Platinum in the Video / TV Ad of the Year category. CheapOair app and OneTravel website won Gold in Mobile App and Website of the Year categories, respectively. About 6,000 entries from throughout the United States and 22 other countries were submitted in this year’s Hermes Creative Awards. Only about 15 percent of the entries received the highest platinum honor, and about 22 percent received gold recognition.
Fareportal is a travel technology company that powers hybrid (online/traditional) travel agencies. Utilizing its innovative technology and company owned and operated contact centers, Fareportal has forged strong industry partnerships with over 550 airlines, 150,000 hotels and 100s of car rental companies to serve millions of customers every year. With a portfolio of consumer travel brands including CheapOair and OneTravel, Fareportal’s airline partners benefit from access to a broad customer base that books high-yield international travel and add-on ancillaries at a rate higher than the industry average. To learn more, visit www.fareportal.com.