Okta has released their fifth “Businesses @ Work” file for 2018 which incorporates a file on the maximum-used tour apps via business travelers.
By the usage of their consumer facts, Okta took a more in-depth examine how travel apps help in “leisure” tour or tour that mixes both enterprise and enjoyment time. They broke down their findings in three classes: lodges/lodging, airways, and floor transportation.
Okta’s document located that the Starwood Hotels’ app was the most famous motel app in 2018, accompanied by Airbnb, which climbed from the wide variety four spots remaining 12 months, overtaking Marriott, Hilton, and Hyatt which landed in third, fourth and 5th place.
In their record, Okta infers that the Airbnb app’s reputation inside the enterprise travel world is immediately related to their partnership with Concur which encourages people to percentage lodging and avoid highly-priced lodge payments, as well as their “Airbnb For Work” characteristic within the app.
Despite the upward push of the Airbnb travel app, it still appears that conventional motel apps, especially the Marriott-branded inn apps, were popular for business travelers in 2018. It could be thrilling to peer if Marriott’s statistics breach in 2018 and their aggregate of Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest below one app, the Marriott Bonvoy app on February thirteen, will have an effect on how enterprise travelers use the Marriott app in 2019.
In phrases of air tour, business tourists used Southwest Airlines’ app the maximum in 2018, beating United in 2nd region, American Airlines in 0.33 and Delta in the fourth area. Southwest Airlines’ app has held the pinnacle spot given that 2016 which turned into formerly held by using United. American Airlines’ tour app has been progressively increasing in reputation for business travelers, beating out Delta’s travel app for 1/3 region in May 2018 and skyrocketing in popularity on the end of 2018.
JetBlue’s journey app is slowly approaching the opposite airways, and if its increase keeps because it has been, the app has to deliver other airways apps a run for his or her money in 2019.
Okta’s floor transportation app findings located that Uber, the famous rideshare app, changed into used most customarily with the aid of enterprise travelers. (Surprisingly, Lyft changed into not blanketed in Okta’s findings at all). Uber has long led the way for how tourists use apps for their mobility desires, so it makes the experience that they came in the first vicinity, especially when you consider that they had been the most expensed supplier for U.S. Commercial enterprise vacationers primarily based at the variety of transactions.
Uber become accompanied by means of Avis’ journey app, the National Car Rental, Enterprise, and Amtrak.