DELHI, India, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Egencia®, the business travel company of the Expedia group (NASDAQ: EXPE), today announced the appointment of Amit Arora as country director, Egencia India.
This appointment comes on the heels of an outstanding performance in 2014 where Egencia grew its global revenue five times faster than its key competitor.
"This is an exciting time for Mr. Arora to be joining Egencia. India is one of the fastest growing markets in the world for Egencia and for many of our global and multi-market clients. Domestic and outbound international business travel is growing at a much faster rate than the overall Indian economy. Our momentum is strong and the opportunities are huge," said Kyle Davis, managing director Asia Pacific at Egencia.
Twelve years ago, Egencia began to transform the business travel industry with the backing of the Expedia group. Egencia is now competing with the four leading traditional travel management companies by putting the traveller at the heart of business travel with advanced technology and consumer-inspired mobile offerings.
"I am delighted to be an ‘agent of change’ with Egencia to usher in a new age in Indian business travel. Our customers are some of the most tech-savvy in the world and today they want to experience the best of what is available globally. With a strong technology platform and ground breaking products including Egencia® TripNavigator mobile application, the Indian business traveller will experience the best of technology and stay in control of their travel at all times. India is one of our fastest growing markets and I look forward to further accelerating the growth of our business," said Amit Arora, Country Director, Egencia India.
Mr. Arora’s previous positions include serving as the Head of Commercial and Operations — North and East India for Etihad Airways and Head of Client Management at American Express Business Travel. Arora has a proven record of over 17 years of experience in India’s travel industry, the last 10 of which have been in a number of leadership positions. He earned an undergraduate degree in commerce from Delhi University, and a post graduate diploma from the Indian Institute of Planning and Management.
Egencia makes business travel better by making it more connected and complete. Egencia puts travellers at the heart of business travel, continuously supporting them with solutions that are more engaging and effective. Driven by consumer insights and technology investments from parent company, Expedia, Inc., Egencia connects everything travellers need — content, technology, service and reporting — in one place. Egencia provides services in more than 64 countries. To connect with Egencia, visit www.egencia.co.in or connect with us on Twitter @Egencia.
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