|Description||Mobile travel services|
|Series C, 10/08 |
WorldMate is a global leader in the field of itinerary management and mobile travel services. The WorldMate product and platform are the most sophisticated, comprehensive and widespread mobile travel itinerary management services worldwide.
WorldMate has over 10 millions of mobile users and manages millions of itineraries in over 20 languages worldwide. The WorldMate app provides users with a convenient and centralized location for managing all aspects of their travel plans. WorldMate’s patent-pending technology, branded TripCatch, automatically identifies (catches) incoming travel-related emails and updates the traveler’s itinerary and mobile calendar.
The WorldMate app is widely-accessible and can be downloaded on any iOS, Android, BlackBerry or Windows device. It has received numerous industry awards, including 2012 EyeforTravel’s Winner of The Best Mobile Travel App ,Android Market Editor’s Choice award, 2011 Meffys Best Blockbuster App Winner, the 2010 NBTA/WSJ Business Travel Innovation Award, Engadget Best Apps (for both iPhone and Android), 2009 AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner, ANDREWSEYBOLD Most Innovative Consumer Application, among others.
WorldMate works with a wide range of partners, including device manufacturers and travel providers, and markets directly to consumers through a variety of channels and means of distribution. As a testament to our successful business model, WorldMate boasts customers such as travel industry giants American Express Business Travel, as well as Research in Motion (the manufacturer of BlackBerry devices).
WorldMate is a privately-held enterprise by the world’s largest travel management company, Carson Wagonlit Travel. CWT is a global leader in the managed travel market, and services the travel needs of thousands of client companies.
WorldMate, Inc. was founded in 2000. It is headquartered in San Francisco and has an R&D center in Tel Aviv. WorldMate is a small company with the agile dynamics and environment of a start-up, while also being one of the largest direct to consumer Israeli companies. WorldMate is a strong, well-recognized and highly appreciated brand throughout the global mobile and travel industry. With a strong commitment to improvement, our goal is to make WorldMate even bigger and stronger, to reach more users and to make traveling a more effective and efficient experience.