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TRX to Present on Ancillary Fees at the 2011 ACTE Global Education Conference
Apr 05, 2011 (04:04 PM EDT)


ATLANTA, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TRX, Inc. (www.trx.com) (OTCQB: TRXI), a world-leading provider of travel technology, process automation, consulting and data services, today announced that Tom Tulloch, Vice President Business Intelligence & Consulting Services, TRX, will speak at an educational session on strategies and solutions managing ancillary fees at the 2011 ACTE Global Education Conference being held at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City, New York, April 10 - 12, 2011.

Over the past three years, ancillary fees have grown to $22.6 billion in spend, making it one of the major issues facing the travel industry today. Common fees include but are not limited to, luggage, seat selection, and items purchased on the plane. Without the visibility of costs for these ancillary services, the impact to corporations' budgets on air spend cannot be determined. The TRX TRAVELTRAX® reporting solution provides travel and expense reporting and analytics that delivers greater insight into the expenses related to ancillary fees.

Topic: Managing Ancillary Fees: A Solutions Pecha Kucha

Session: M104

When: Monday, April 11 at 11:30 a.m. EDT

Moderator: Kurt Knackstedt, Principal, intelligent.travel consulting

Presenters:

  • Cindy Heston, Manager Strategic Sourcing, Travel, Wellpoint, Inc.
  • Laura Hodgkinson, Global Travel – Supplier Management, Ebay
  • Cyndi Hunter, Director, Global Accounts, Continental Airlines
  • Aaron Kelling, Executive Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, Airplus International, Inc.
  • Ellen Trotochaud, Senior Director, Analytics – Travel Vendor Services, Concur
  • Tom Tulloch, Vice President Business Intelligence & Consulting Services, TRX

"We look forward to presenting this year at the ACTE Global Education Conference," said Shane Hammond, President and CEO, TRX. "TRX provides a wealth of information in the data processing and analytics field by empowering travel managers with actionable intelligence to better manage travel programs and reduce costs."

TRX will be exhibiting in booth number 33 at InterACTE, showcasing TRAVELTRAX, the TRX data intelligence and reporting solution.

About ACTE

The Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) is a not-for-profit association established to provide executive-level global education and peer-to-peer networking opportunities. Membership spans all of business travel, from corporate buyers to agencies to suppliers, and accords all sectors equal membership. ACTE serves more than 6,000 executives in over 80 countries.

About TRX

TRX is a world-leading travel technology and data services provider, offering more than 20 software-as-a-service utilities for online booking, reservation processing, data intelligence, and process automation. We deliver our technology applications in an on-demand environment to travel agencies, corporations, travel suppliers, government agencies, credit card associations, credit card issuing banks, and third-party administrators. We provide patented savings maximization solutions via our travel analytics consulting practice, extending spend management services to travel buyers all over the world.  We complement all of these offerings with a global workforce focused on travel process automation and reengineering. For more information about TRX or to contact a TRX sales office, phone 404.929.6100 or visit the Company's website at www.trx.com.

SOURCE TRX, Inc.