GroundLink: Driving Forward with Innovation and Growth in Q1 Leading Car Service Gains Momentum in 2013 with a Mobile App Redesign, Expanded Sales Team and Host of New Partnerships

NEW YORK, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GroundLink, the next generation car service and solutions provider to the ground travel industry, is proud to announce a successful Q1 with significant gains company-wide.

GroundLink's award-winning mobile app, which is available for iPhone and Android, is already the fastest, easiest way to book a ride – and it just gotten even better.  Enhanced monthly to provide the best, most advanced way to book a car, the app is designed with the user in mind. Recent updates include an intuitive new design, faster navigation, ride alerts, a first-time user tutorial and special offers for mobile users.  Additionally, customers have the ability to link rides directly to their TripIt account.

As part of its unique technology platform, GroundLink is now integrated with Deem Ground, which allows GroundLink to connect directly to major GDS systems and online booking tools.  Deem Ground automates and simplifies the ground transportation reservation process for travel managers and travel agents through their existing corporate travel portals, including Amadeus One, Concur, EGENCIA, GetThere, nuTravel, Orbitz for Business, Rearden Commerce, SABRE and Travelport

This quarter, GroundLink is serving more business travelers than ever before, having added more than 90 active corporate accounts, including Spotify, Wieden + Kennedy and Willis.

GroundLink is also focused on the expansion of their corporate sales division, recently hiring a seven person team from Discover the World, a company chosen for their nationwide coverage, integrated network of contacts and proven track record.

"2013 is already proving to be an important year for GroundLink," said Tony D'Astolfo, Chief Sales Officer.  "As we continue to build on this momentum, our focus remains on providing seamless, reliable ground transportation for business customers worldwide."

For more information on GroundLink please contact Lauren Banyar Reich at lreich@jgordonassociates.com or 212-871-3020 x115.

About GroundLink  
GroundLink is the next generation car service, leveraging a proprietary technology platform to provide easy, reliable ground transportation for business travelers worldwide.  The GroundLink mobile app was cited by USA Today as Best in Class in 2011.  GroundLink was also awarded the ODIGEO Award for Travel Innovation and the Creative Alliance Award for Travel Innovation by leading travel industry firm, PhoCusWright.  GroundLink has teams in North America, Europe and Asia, with headquarters in New York, NY.

SOURCE GroundLink



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