CheapOair Mobile App and Website Receive Recognition for ‘Best in Travel’ features at Travel Weekly Magellan Awards
Fareportal, the travel technology company powering CheapOair and OneTravel, and the winner of 17 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards over the past six years, today announced they have earned two additional Magellan Awards for their advancements in 2017.
This year, Fareportal received a Gold Award for the CheapOair Mobile App and a Silver Award for the CheapOair Website. In 2017, both mobile and web saw significant technological improvements furthering the integration across platforms and devices and therefore improving the overall customer experience.
“It is an honor to have Fareportal’s work recognized by such an esteemed travel industry organization as Travel Weekly,” said Sam S. Jain, founder and CEO of Fareportal. “I am incredibly proud of the dedication and effort our in-house Mobile and Web Development teams have put into not only improving our existing systems, but also into bringing new and exciting features to our valued customers.”
The Magellan Awards were launched in 2008 by Travel Weekly to acknowledge the “best in travel” each year. They honor outstanding design, marketing and services in a broad range of industry segments including Hospitality, Travel Destinations, Cruise Lines, Online Travel Services, Airlines and Airports, Travel Agents and Agencies, Tour Operators and Ground Transportation.
“This year’s winners represent the most talented and creative people in not just the travel industry but of any industry,” said Arnie Weissmann, editor in chief of Travel Weekly. “They continue to raise the bar, to inspire travel and enhance the travel experience. Their work leaves a lasting impression on our expert judges and readers.”
Fareportal is a travel technology company powering a next generation travel concierge service. Utilizing its innovative technology and company owned and operated global contact centers, Fareportal has built strong industry partnerships providing customers access to over 450 airlines, 1 million hotels, and hundreds of car rental companies around the globe. With a portfolio of consumer travel brands including CheapOair and OneTravel, Fareportal enables consumers to book online, on mobile apps for iOS and Android, by phone, or live chat. Fareportal provides its airline partners with access to a broad customer base that books high-yielding international travel and add-on ancillaries.