Egencia and iJET Strengthen Global Partnership to Enhance Business Traveler Security

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Egencia®, the business travel company of Expedia, Inc., is adding a new Global Partnership Agreement to its existing relationship with leading traveler security provider, iJET International, Inc. This new agreement will provide an enhanced experience for Egencia customers subscribing to iJET travel risk management services.

Egencia has successfully brought the technology heritage, relentless focus on user experience and innovative spirit of its parent company Expedia, Inc. into the enterprise. In 2013, Egencia launched its new app, Egencia TripNavigator, which dramatically improves the in-trip experience for business travelers. The app provides step-by-step navigation and offers integrated access to Egencia Travel Consultants. Today, 10,000 companies worldwide partner with Egencia to drive travel compliance and cost savings.

As part of its longstanding duty of care offering, Egencia partners with iJET by sending traveler itinerary information to the security services provider. This partnership allows iJET to provide a fully integrated, end-to-end travel risk management solution for Egencia business travelers around the world. This addition to the existing relationship calls for initiatives to enhance and grow the support Egencia customers receive in building ties with iJET, while ensuring they can proactively respond to their duty of care obligations.

"Our clients have a responsibility to try to keep their travelers safe when they are on the road. We support them by developing policy tools and automation functions to help mitigate risks and communicate with their travelers in times of crisis. To that end, we are pleased to partner with world-class security providers such as iJET," says Rob Greyber, president of Egencia.

"In today's world, companies need to be able to operate globally with confidence and ensure the risks to their people and businesses are being proactively managed. In order for iJET to do this successfully for our partners and clients we rely on quality data and fully integrated business partnerships," says Theresa Thomas, vice-president of Travel Partnerships at iJET. "Our enhanced partnership with Egencia takes this to a new level and ensures a more informed, engaged and seamless path to service their unique set of customers."

About Egencia
Egencia is a leading full-service travel management company delivering innovative business travel technology and expert local service to more than 10,000 clients in 64 countries around the world.  As part of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), one of the world's largest travel companies, Egencia provides forward-looking companies with the ability to drive compliance and cost savings in their travel programs, while meeting the needs and requirements of the modern business traveler. For more information please visit us at www.egencia.com or connect with us on Twitter @Egencia.

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About iJET
iJET International (iJET) provides intelligence-driven, operational risk management solutions that enable multinational organizations to operate globally with confidence. iJET's end-to-end, tailored solutions integrate world-class threat intelligence, innovative technology, and response services to help organizations mitigate risk and protect their people, assets, and reputation.  Founded in 1999, iJET is a privately held company headquartered in Annapolis, US with regional offices in London, and Singapore.  For more information, please visit www.iJET.com.

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