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Press Releases

November 14, 2012:
FareIQ Delivering Significant Airfare Savings to Corporate Customers
Managed Travel Programs Realizing an Average Savings of $279 per Itinerary

July 18, 2012:
Yapta Appoints James Filsinger as CEO
Former Sabre Executive to Lead Yapta

June 13, 2012:
FareIQ Named Finalist for GBTA Business Travel Innovation of the Year
Yapta's Corporate Airfare Price Tracking Solution Recognized by the World's Premier Business Travel and Meetings Organization

May 7, 2012:
Yapta Launches FareIQ Solution for Corporate Airfare Price Tracking
Innovative Solution Enables Significant Savings for Enterprise Travel Budgets

January 31, 2012:
Matt Hulett Joins Yapta Board of Directors
Former President of Expedia Corporate Travel Lends Strategic Counsel to Yapta Business Services

December 7, 2011:
Yapta CEO Tom Romary to Leave Company
Former Washington Technology Industry Association President, Ken Myer, to Serve as Interim CEO

November 29, 2011:
Yapta Hires Veteran Travel Industry Executive to Spearhead Sales
Former American Express and Travel Leaders Executive, Roger Gould named VP of Sales

November 28, 2011:
Yapta Launches iPhone App for Airfare Price Tracking and Refund Alerts
Yapta Mobile enables travelers to save on airfare anytime, anywhere

October 6, 2011:
Yapta Wins Gold Magellan Award from Travel Weekly
Airfare Price Tracking API for Mobile Websites and Apps Honored as Best in Travel

May 10, 2011:
Eighty Percent of Consumers Feel They Don't Get the Best Price on Airfare; New MasterCard® PriceAssure™ Helps Cardholders Purchase Air Travel with Confidence
MasterCard Teams with to Help Travelers Track Airfare and Secure Airline Credits When the Price of Their Tickets Drops

March 30, 2011:
Yapta Opens Up Airfare Tracking Technology to Developers
Beta of APIs Gives Developers First Go at Integrating Airfare Price Tracking & Price Assurance

March 10, 2011:
Yapta Appoints Former Orbitz and Real Networks Executives to Lead Growth of Business Services Offering
Valerie Layman named VP of Business Development and Karim Meghji named VP of Product

July 30, 2010:
Yapta Partners with to Expand Hotel Search
Yapta Enhances Hotel Rate Tracking Service by Partnering with Leading Hotel Reservation Agency

May 5, 2010:
New Airfare Data Shows it Pays to Book Flights Early, Then Track the Purchase Price for Potential Refunds
Frugal Travelers that Book at Least 60 Days in Advance & Use Yapta to Monitor their Purchase Price Score an Airline Refund Nearly 11% of the Time

February 17, 2010:
KAYAK Now Powering Flight Search on
Yapta Enhances Airfare Tracking Service by Partnering with the World's Leading Travel Search Engine

February 2, 2010:
Valentine's Day Travel Survey Reveals That Love is in the Air
Majority of Travelers Planning to Fly to a Romantic Destination in 2010

January 6, 2010:
Yapta Partners with TripIt
Yapta Integrates Airfare Tracking with the TripIt Itinerary Platform

September 24, 2009: Introduces Frugal Travel Flaunts on Facebook
Share flight and hotel savings with friends by flaunting it on your Facebook wall

June 25, 2009: Closes $2 Million Series B Financing
Funding to Fuel Development of the Tools, Information & Services that Assure Travelers of the Best Flight & Hotel Values

June 5, 2009:
Yapta Announces "Nine Months of Paradise by Marriott" Sweepstakes
New sweepstakes from will award a 5-night, 6-day stay every month for nine months at Marriott & Renaissance Caribbean & Mexico Resorts

May 27, 2009: Expands Airfare Tracking Capability to 21 International Carriers
Airfare tracking & alert service adds nine new international airlines to its monitoring mix

March 20, 2009: Launches First Hotel Price Tracking Service
New Service Enables Travelers to Track Prices on Specific Hotel Properties Around the Globe to Ensure the Best Deal Possible

February 2, 2009: Now Issuing Airfare Savings Alerts via Twitter
Real-Time Airfare Alerts Enhance Travelers. Chance to Save

November 18, 2008: Launches Frequent-Flier Award Seat Alert Service
Service Alerts Travelers When They Can Redeem Frequent-Flier Miles to Book a Specific Flight

October 3, 2008:
Yapta Announces "Track-A-Flight Sweepstakes"
Track airfare prices using Yapta and be eligible to win $500 to Marriott, a 1-year Clear Pass or an Airport Lounge Day Pass

September 23, 2008: and Partner to Offer Price Assurance to Online Travelers and Retail Shoppers
Partnership Helps Consumers Save on Two Largest Segments of Online Spending

June 23, 2008: Makes Finding Flights, Monitoring Airfare Prices & Saving Money on Travel Easier Than Ever Before
Online "Personal Travel Assistant" Seamlessly Integrates Flight Search with Airfare Price Tracking & Savings Alerts.

June 18, 2008: Selected by AlwaysOn as an AO Global 250 Winner
Online Personal Travel Assistant Recognized for Innovative Technology and Market Value

April 11, 2008:
Yapta Named a Finalist for the 2008 Red Herring 100 North America Award
Online Personal Travel Assistant Recognized for Extraordinary Technical Innovation

March 26, 2008:
More than 250,000 Travel Shoppers Using Yapta for Immediate Airfare Tracking and Price Drop Alerts
Online Personal Travel Assistant Helps a Quarter-Million Travelers Get the Most Value for their Online Travel Spending

March 19, 2008:
Yapta Appoints David Falter to Board of Directors
Former Galileo President to Share Strategic Vision and Technology Acumen with Burgeoning Online Travel Company

February 20, 2008:
Yapta to Present at DowJones VentureOne Summit as "Company to Watch in 2008"
Co-Founder and CEO, Tom Romary, has been selected to present at the Dow Jones VentureOne Summit as one of the 45 "Companies to Watch in 2008."

February 11, 2008:
Yapta Announces "Tag and Fly Sweepstakes"
Tag a flight using Yapta and be eligible to win a trip for two to Hawaii courtesy of American Airlines

February 8, 2008:
Yapta Named 2008 Consumer Product of the Year
Yapta was selected as the Consumer Product or Service of the Year for its innovative airfare tracking and alert service and the extraordinary value it delivers to online travel shoppers

January 7, 2008:
WSA Names Yapta a Finalist for the 2008 Consumer Product of the Year Award
Innovative Airfare Tracking and Refund Alert Service Recognized for Delivering Unparalleled Value to Consumers

December 11, 2007:
Yapta Appoints Meghan Kiernan as Vice President of Business Development
Business Development and Marketing Executive Brings Over 10 Years of Experience to Rapidly Growing Online Travel Company

December 4, 2007:
Yapta Announces Firefox Compatibility
Travel Planning Website Extends Trip-Tagging Capability to Millions Who Use the Firefox Web Browser

October 29, 2007:
Yapta Launches Airfare Comparison Tool to Make Savvy Travel Shopping Easier
New feature means the end of pen & paper when shopping for flights online

September 17, 2007:
Yapta Introduces Instant Airfare Tracking for Confirmation Emails
Travelers Forward Reservation Confirmation Email to Receive Price Checking & Refund Alerts

August 21, 2007:
Yapta Appoints First Round Capital Partner to Board of Directors
Chris Fralic to Provide Strategic Guidance to Travel Planning Start-up Company

July 17, 2007:
Yapta Named One of the Year's 50 Best Websites by
TripTagging & Airfare Refund Alert Service Selected as One of the Best Examples of What's New and Exciting About the Web.

July 12, 2007:
Yapta, Inc. Closes $2.3 Million Series A Financing
Funding to Expand Development and Marketing of Company's Trip Tagging & Airfare Refund Alert Service.

May 22,2007:
Yapta Launches First Trip Tagging & Airfare Refund Alert Service for Consumers
Service Enables Consumers to Take Advantage of Volatile Airfare Pricing by Issuing Alerts When Prices Drop, Even After Tickets Have Been Purchased.