helloworld for business partners with Serko to provide expert service to SMEs in Australasia via serko.travel

05 July 2016

Auckland, New Zealand. 5th July 2016 – Serko Ltd. (SKO.NZ) A leader in online travel booking and expense management have signed an agreement with helloworld for business to provide support services to users of its new online travel management service serko.travel, which will launch in July in partnership with XERO.

The new service gives businesses with up to 150 employees a new and improved way to manage every aspect of their company travel. This will allow users to make bookings online and crucially, will give them access to expert support via the phone or email, if they have a problem.

Serko CEO Darrin Grafton said, “The ability to speak to someone that really knows what they’re talking about when you have a problem is key to the success of serko.travel. I am delighted to be able to announce helloworld for business as a partner, as they have many years of industry experience and understand what great service really means. I believe that serko.travel will be extremely disruptive as it offers a compelling value proposition to small business and I’m delighted that helloworld for business share our vision.”

Simon McKearney, Executive General Manager helloworld NZ said “We think serko.travel is a great innovation and will fundamentally change the way small businesses book and manage their business travel. As a brand looking for growth in the business market we’re really excited to be part of something new.”

Today, SMEs are estimated to spend more than $15 billion on travel with around 66% of bookings made direct with airline and hotel providers. serko.travel brings the travel suppliers that SMEs value together in one place helping them to save time, hassle and money and driving a revolution in the way small businesses manage their travel.

  

More information

Thomas Hann, Porter Novelli, for Serko

Phone:+61 2 8987 2135

Email: thann@porternovelli.com.au

 

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