October 30, 2014 San Diego, CA: localeikki, a platform to help you integrate physical activity into your travel plans, will be pitching at The Perfect Trip Fund Awards Contest in San Francisco.
The contest is a competition to encourage innovation in the travel ecosystem and engagement with the Concur and TripIt APIs. Concur Technologies is hosting the The Perfect Trip DevCon to increase awareness of the opportunities that exist through Concur APIs, App Center and partnerships to reach 25 million business travelers and 20,000 companies worldwide.
“localeikki is the perfect tool to help business professionals stay active when traveling, which is a benefit to their health, and their employer’s bottom line,” says localeikki CEO Tracy McMillan. localeikki is one of 8 finalists, selected from over 75 submissions to present their innovation for the business traveler.
localeikki will make its final presentation in-person today, October 30th, at 4pm at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. The audience of travel industry professionals, developers and investors, along with a Shark Tank-like panel of experts, will vote for the winning companies. The companies are placed into two categories: “The Best Travel-Related Innovation for Businesses” and “The Best Travel-Related Innovation for Travelers”. localeikki is pitching their innovation as a solution for the latter category. Winners receive a $50,000 convertible note presented by Concur as a part of their Perfect Trip Fund.
Business travel is a rapidly growing market with huge potential. Business travelers took 452 million trips in 2013, spending $266.5 billion. (Source: Concur Technologies: https://www.concur.com/blog/en-us/business-travel-turbulence-apps-to-the-rescue)
About localeikki: localeikki’s platform helps people prioritize health when traveling by connecting them to great places to be active in communities across the