- Egencia update16 days ago
'The Beat' sat down with Mark Hollyhead, Senior VP Americas, to discuss the progress being made on Egencia's Global Technology Platform. Read the full Q&A online http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIfw1
Egencia is on a mission to transform business travel by revolutionizing travel technology and service. We offer global integrated technology, tailored local service, and modern mobile solutions with unrivaled content. At Egencia, we’re making business travel better for everyone.
During our 10-year history, we have successfully brought the technology heritage, relentless focus on user experience and innovative spirit of our parent company Expedia, Inc.—the largest online travel company in world—into the enterprise.
Today, more than 4 million travelers in 10,000 companies turn to Egencia—making us one of the fastest growing travel management companies in the world with a presence in more than 55 countries. It’s easy to plan, book and manage business travel with Egencia.
Visit www.egencia.com to learn more about our modern corporate travel programs. Wherever business takes you, Egencia is there.
How we’re different:
Egencia has more than 2,200 employees that are driving the transformation of business travel. Our worldwide team is committed to making every business trip the best that it can be. We’re committed to helping customers optimize managed travel programs and get results.
A Unique Offering
Egencia blends classic travel agency services, innovative travel technology, and global travel market expertise to deliver solutions and cost-savings to companies around the world. We are with our customers every step of the way.
Industry-Leading Travel + Technology Expertise
Egencia’s technology solutions are built using designs familiar to consumers. We leverage the insight and expertise of Expedia, Inc., our parent company and the world’s online travel leader, who has more than a decade of experience serving millions of travelers.
The Buying Power of Expedia, Inc.
Egencia is part of the Expedia, Inc. network of travel brands including the likes of Expedia.com, Hotels.com, and Hotwire.com. Our combined purchasing power allows us to provide companies with low rates and offers that cannot be offered by any other travel management provider in the world.
Egencia is with customers through every stage of the business trip. Travelers may book their own trips or turn to our knowledgeable travel consultants who use the same platform as travelers making them familiar with clients’ travel policies and negotiated rates.
At Egencia, we believe in a work well, live well approach and offer benefits to meet your professional, personal, and family needs. Below are samples of some of the benefits offered to our U.S. employees.
- Check-Up Time: comprehensive medical, dental, vision, prescriptions, flexible spending accounts, onsite flu shots, life and AD&D plus disability insurance, and more.
- Down Time: paid vacation at 3 weeks your first year (going up to 5 weeks based on tenure), company holidays, and sick leave.
- Travel Time: reimbursements for leisure travel each year ($250-$750 USD, depending on tenure).
- Wellness time: annual fitness reimbursement, onsite health clinic in the Bellevue HQ, biometric screenings, lifestyle management coaching program, Expert Medial Opinion service (free second opinion on a medical treatment / diagnosis), online health and wellness tools and trackers, and much more.
- Investment Time: 401(k) savings plan with company match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, plus retirement education.
- Other Perks: tuition reimbursement, transportation benefits, pet insurance, matching charitable gift program, adoption assistance, employee assistance program, group legal program, new parent benefits, employee rewards and recognition, retail discounts, employee referral bonus program, company events / activities, and no stuffy dress codes.
At Egencia, our success is fueled by a shared belief that every individual can make an impact, bringing our talents together to accomplish amazing things. Whether it’s serving communities around the world as part of our Global Day of Caring, giving in-kind consulting advice to help a charitable org
anization thrive, or providing grants to philanthropic initiatives worldwide, we believe in people helping people to make a difference.
Giving @ Work
Our commitment to giving back in our communities is a direct reflection of the interests and passions of our more than 14,000 employees worldwide. Read our virtual Giving Report to learn more about our giving efforts.
Our Giving Philosophy
- Corporate Charitable Partners
As a global company we are committed to supporting the life-changing work of organizations around the world like St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Free the Children through direct grants, in-kind donations, and giving campaigns.
- Matching Gift Program
Employee donations to eligible non-profit organizations are matched 1:1 up to $4,000 USD each year. In addition, employees that volunteer their time can have $15 USD per hour donated to a non-profit organization (up to $1,000 USD of their matching gifts benefit).
- Employee Volunteerism
Our employees are passionate volunteers, giving their time and talents to organizations that reflect their interests, as well as community needs. In addition, our annual Global Day of Caring event held in September provides an opportunity for employees worldwide to put work aside for a day, gathering with colleagues to make a tangible impact for local charities.
- Community Grants
Throughout the year, we provide special financial grants to a variety of charitable organizations to help deliver programs in the local communities where we have employees.
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I have been working at Egencia full-time (more than a year)Pros
Welcoming peers, ample opportunity, good training, good leadership. Great work/life balance.Cons
Can be a challenge to navigate in a new and technically complex environment. Fairly low base pay.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Continue to improve onboarding and training.RecommendsPositive Outlook
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I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks – interviewed at Egencia in December 2014.Interview Details
Very long interview process from first phone interview until last in-person interview. The people were nice with whom I spoke but the fact that they disappeared and never returned a phone call nor email seemed weird and unprofessional.No OfferNegative ExperienceEasy Interview
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