Okta has launched their fifth “Businesses @ Work” file for 2018, which incorporates a record on the maximum-used journey apps via commercial enterprise tourists. By using their client facts, Okta took a closer look at how travel apps assist in “leisure” travel or travel that combines both enterprise and entertainment time. They broke down their findings into 3 classes: resorts/lodging, airlines, and floor transportation. Okta’s file discovered that the Starwood Hotels’ app became the maximum popular hotel app in 2018, followed with the aid of Airbnb, which climbed from the quantity 4 spot the last yr, overtaking Marriott, Hilton, and Hyatt, which landed in 1/3, fourth and fifth area.
In their file, Okta infers that the Airbnb app’s reputation in the commercial enterprise travel world is directly related to their partnership with Concur, which encourages employees to proportion accommodations and keep away from pricey resort bills, in addition to their “Airbnb For Work” feature within the app. Despite the upward thrust of the Airbnb journey app, it nevertheless appears that conventional inn apps, mainly the Marriott-branded lodge apps, have been popular for commercial enterprise travelers in 2018. It might be exciting to see if Marriott’s statistics breached 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 affect how enterprise tourists used the Marriott app in 2019.
In terms of air journey, commercial enterprise tourists used Southwest Airlines’ app the most in 2018, beating United in 2nd place, American Airlines in third, and Delta in the fourth region. Southwest Airlines’ app has held the top spot considering that 2016 changed into previously held by using United. American Airlines’ tour app has been progressively increasing in recognition for enterprise tourists, beating out Delta’s journey app for third place in May 2018 and skyrocketing in recognition at the stop of 2018.
JetBlue’s journey app is slowly drawing close to the alternative airlines, and if its growth continues as it has been, the app has to deliver different airways apps a run for their money in 2019.
Okta’s floor transportation app findings found that Uber, the popular rideshare app, was usually used with the aid of enterprise vacationers. (Surprisingly, Lyft turned into no longer covered in Okta’s findings in any respect). Uber has long led the way vacationers use apps for their mobility wishes, so it makes feel that they got here in the first region, especially when you recollect that they were the maximum expensed supplier for U.S. Business vacationers based totally on the wide variety of transactions. Uber become accompanied by using Avis’ journey app, the National Car Rental, Enterprise, and Amtrak.