Named to Constellation ShortList for Travel Management Platforms Named to Constellation ShortList for Travel Management Platforms’s business travel app recognized for supporting leaders who are transforming business models and streamlining operations

BOSTON – Aug. 21,, the Agile Travel Management™ company that provides a super simple way to manage, book, and report on business travel, was named to the Constellation ShortList™ for Travel Management Platforms in Q3 2019. The technology vendors and service providers included in the Constellation ShortList offer the key requirements for early adopters pursuing digital transformation initiatives.

“In our experience working on tens of thousands of vendor selections, we’ve learned that no two organizations have the same requirements,” said R “Ray” Wang, chairman and founder at Constellation Research. “We cut through the clutter and marketing hype and present the top offerings in each of our coverage areas. These vendors have battle tested solutions that our analysts have vetted and approved.”

Lola’s award-winning business travel app allows travelers to book flights and hotels with ease, with users avoiding going between tabs or other sites to compare fares. The app saves preferences, loyalty programs, and payment options in the same place. Traveler profiles are automatically stored so users can book corporate travel with a single click, and the 24/7 support team ensures easy booking and re-booking due to delays and cancellations. For finance personnel, a corporate travel policy can be set up in five minutes for more control over spending, and all data resides in one place so there is complete visibility into travel expenses.

Lola's ability to provide these features and more has led to rapid growth, as the company has added hundreds of customers since the beginning of 2019.

Constellation Research advises leaders on leveraging disruptive technologies to achieve business model transformation. Products and services named to the Constellation ShortList meet the threshold criteria for this category as determined through client inquiries, partner conversations, customer references, vendor selection projects, market share and internal research. The portfolio is frequently updated every six months with the rapidly changing market conditions.

“Solutions on the Constellation ShortList are thoroughly vetted by numerous analysts, so we are delighted to be recognized as an award-winning tool that is saving companies time and money,” said Mike Volpe, CEO of Lola. “Lola continues to emerge as the choice in business travel management by both finance and operations teams, travel arrangers, and travelers themselves for taking the headaches out of the whole process.”

About makes Agile Travel Management real by providing a super simple way to manage, book and report on business travel, saving employers and travelers time and money. Happy employee travel experiences within a policy can be set up in five minutes. uses machine learning and 24/7 support to help travelers easily book trips, while empowering managers to create policies, view budgets and expenditures, and monitor their globetrotting team efficiently. Based in Boston, the company was founded in 2015 by Paul English, co-founder of the travel booking site KAYAK, and is led by CEO Mike Volpe, previously CMO at HubSpot. For more information, visit and connect on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.


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