Fareportal Named Organization of the Year in 2015 American Business Awards

Fareportal wins Grand Stevie® Award with a total of five gold, 12 silver and eight bronze awards in the 13th annual competition

NEW YORK, NY – October 1, 2015 – Fareportal, one of the fastest-growing travel technology companies, announced today that it was named Organization of the Year in the 13th annual American Business Awards. Fareportal received the Grand Stevie award for Organization of the Year, for earning the most award points (54.5) in the competition, ahead of AT&T and Accenture (both at 23.5 points).

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, with more than 200 executives worldwide participating in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners. The Grand Stevie Awards were presented to the organizations that submitted the best body of entries this year, with a Gold Stevie Award win counting for three points, a Silver Stevie win for two points, and a Bronze Stevie win counting for 1.5 points.

“Both CheapOair and OneTravel aim to make booking the perfect trip effortless, affordable and enjoyable, through relentless pursuit of technical innovations and superior customer service,” said Chris Cuddy, chief commercial officer at Fareportal. “We are particularly proud to have both our technological innovations and customer service recognized in the 13th annual American Business Awards and to be named Organization of the Year in North America, among so many other top American brands.”

Fareportal won the following five gold awards in this year’s competition:
1. CheapOair’s customer service department won in the Customer Service Department of the Year category
2. CheapOair won in the Consumer Services category
3. OneTravel won in the App of the Year category
4. CheapOair won in the Direct Response Video of the Year category for its latest “Perks” TV commercial
5. and Julia Zamorska, senior director of corporate communications, won in the PR Executive of the Year category.

Fareportal also won a total of 12 silver and eight bronze awards, for its app, website, company achievements and HR, marketing and technology departments and executives.

About Fareportal
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 http://www.Fareportal.com

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