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Krista Pappas presents on’s innovative approach to business travel management, saving time, money, and headaches at Elevate – October 1-2, 2019 – National Harbor, MD

BOSTON – Oct. 1, 2019Krista Pappas, SVP of Business Development at, the Agile Travel Management™ company that provides a super simple way to manage, book, report, and save on business travel, is presenting at the Industry Innovation Showcase at Elevate, taking place on Tuesday, October 1 – Wednesday, October 2, 2019 in National Harbor, MD. Elevate is the premier airline industry event for innovators, thought leaders, and solution geeks.

WHAT: Krista Pappas Presenting at Elevate’s Industry Innovation Showcase

WHEN: Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EDT

WHERE: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

Big ideas are coming from all corners of the industry, from large and small airlines, new and emerging channels, big tech, and industry organizations. For the Innovation Showcase, a panel of innovators are presenting how they are taking an idea, scaling it, and setting the stage for others to transform. Pappas is presenting on how is disrupting the industry as SMBs are embracing the company’s approach to managed business travel with its super, simple travel app. The session is moderated by Sean O'Neill, travel tech editor at Skift.

SMBs have to be fast and efficient amidst growth, and booking, re-booking, and managing business travel can seriously impede efficiency and productivity for both the traveler and travel arranger.’s business travel app is saving SMBs time, money, and headaches, because it’s super simple, says multiple corporate travelers and finance pros on various review platforms. has earned a 5-Star overall rating across 58 reviews on Capterra and is the highest-rated travel management app on G2®. It was also recently named to the Constellation ShortList™ for Travel Management Platforms in Q3 2019 for transforming business models and streamlining operations for customers.

At, Pappas advises the executive and senior leadership teams in setting the company’s strategic direction with a particular focus on driving growth through partnerships and distribution. She has spent her career in tech, travel, digital media, and eCommerce. She has extensive experience working with boards and CEOs to set strategy, implement business plans, and direct growth. Her background also includes operational roles, like executive positions at media, travel, and tech companies such as Microsoft, The New York Times, and as well board positions at various private companies in the digital space.

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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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