CheapOair Wins Two Gold Travel Weekly Magellan Awards for Mobile App and Website

Next generation travel company recognized for innovation in online travel services technology

NEW YORK, September 19, 2016: Fareportal, a high-tech, high-touch travel company that powers CheapOair, a next generation travel concierge, announced it was awarded Gold in two categories at the 2016 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards. CheapOair earned awards in the Online Travel Services category for both its website and the CheapOair app developed for iOS. “These awards recognize CheapOair as a leader in the travel industry for innovation in technology,” said Sam S. Jain, CEO at Fareportal.


From design to marketing to services, The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards honor the best in travel and recognize the travel professionals behind it all. Since its beginning in 2008, the awards have been recognized among the top accolades in the travel industry.


“This award is very exciting as we have worked diligently this year to enhance the customer experience on our website and mobile app,” said Jain. “Fareportal’s company focus has always been on the continual development of innovative technology. This recognition is a testament to our skilled web and mobile development teams and their capabilities.”


In addition to the 2016 Magellan Awards, Fareportal has been acknowledged by Travel Weekly with 15 Magellan Awards in previous years, including:


2014: One Gold Award and Three Silver Awards

Gold Online Travel Services: TV Commercial titled “Possibilities”

Silver Online Travel Services:  Advertising/Marketing Campaign for the APP-solute Getaway


2013: One Gold Award and Three Silver Awards

Gold Online Travel Services: Print Advertising for CheapOair NYC Campaign

Silver Online Travel Services:  CheapOair website redesign

Silver Online Travel Services:  Geneo Mobile App

Silver Online Travel Services:  Promotional Video for CheapOair’s Mobile App


2012: Three Silver Awards

Silver Online Travel Services: App for “CheapOair Flight Search”

Silver Online Travel Services: Mobile Site for CheapOair Mobile Site

Silver Online Travel Services: Websites for OneTravel


2011: Three Silver Awards

Silver Online Travel Services: TV commercial titled “Get There for Less”;

Silver Online Travel Services: Promotional Video titled “Crazy in Love”;

Silver Online Travel Services: Blog for “CheapOair Travel Blog”


2010: One Gold Award and two Silver Awards

Gold Online Travel Services Promotional Video titled “Lessons Learned”

Silver Online Travel Services: TV Commercial

Silver Online Travel Services: Booking Interface



About Fareportal

Fareportal is a high-tech, high-touch Travel Company that powers the next generation travel concierge. Utilizing its innovative technology and company owned and operated contact centers; Fareportal has forged strong industry partnerships providing access to over 450 airlines, 150,000 hotels, and 100s of car rental companies that serve millions of customers every year. To learn more, visit

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