TapTrip announced as new GB partner
Great Britain Speedway Team has launched a new partnership with innovative travel technology company TapTrip to help travel safely and securely to race events during and after Covid. To launch the partnership the Manchester based online travel company has also announced signing GB captain, Tai Woffinden and European Champion Robert Lambert as a brand ambassadors.
TapTrip’s intuitive user-experience focused platform features real time updates that will ensure Great Britain can travel safely to their end destination, by providing point-to-point travel information and details of restrictions and local guidelines.
Jack Timblin Co-Founder and CTO at TapTrip said: “With large-scale disruption to travel, in particular international travel looking likely to continue into the foreseeable future, it’s important we find new ways of getting athletes and sportspeople where they need to be so they can do what they’ve trained for and compete. We’re determined to use our travel tech knowledge to build the solutions to make end to end travel seamless – including keeping up to date with essential (but always changing) Covid rules.
Rob Painter, Great Britain Speedway Team Managing Director said: “We’re delighted to be able to announce TapTrip and ATPI’s official partnership with the Great Britain Team, Tai Woffinden and Robert Lambert as brand ambassadors. We’ll be using our Taptrip platform to make sure Tai, Robert and the whole team benefit from frictionless travel to each event so that they can concentrate on what they do best, winning.”
Ian Sinderson, Group CEO at ATPI said: “ATPI has been partnering with the Great Britain Team for some time now and we’re pleased to be extending our relationship to include our new strategic partner, innovative travel technology company TapTrip. Together with the award winning ATPI service platform, TapTrip’s technology, is perfectly placed to help the team get to where they need to be quickly and safely. Their innovative solutions are unmatched, and we’re excited to be testing new tech with the team with a vision to roll-out to other sports teams.”
TapTrip is a Manchester-based travel technology platform and app which continues to originate innovative solutions and drive efficiencies in the business travel market. The disruptive start-up, which in two years raised £2.7million from investors including Barclays, easyJet, Techstars, Startup Funding Club and ATPI, is leading the charge by doing things differently, whilst providing the SME sector with a robust, intuitive, user-experience focused platform for booking and managing business travel, as well as a companion mobile app to manage traveller safety, wellbeing and bleisure (the blurring of business and leisure travel) components while on the go.
The company which has won Disrupt, Best UK Start Up and a Top 20 Start Up to work for in the North West 2 years in a row, was founded by Neil Ruth (Skyscanner, Addison Lee, IHG), Thomas Young (Booking.com) and Jack Timblin (Sky Betting & Gaming). For more information, please contact Harry or Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org
About ATPI GROUP
The ATPI Group provides world-leading corporate travel and events solutions to organisations operating in a variety of specialist sectors around the world. Comprising of ATPI Corporate Travel, Direct ATPI, ATPI Marine & Energy, ATPI Corporate Events and ATPI Sports Events, each brand is united by the aim to deliver what really matters to every single customer. Through its network of over 100 worldwide offices in strategically selected locations, the ATPI Group combines specialist experience and deep-rooted expertise with innovative technology to provide the services, savings and security that matter most to our clients. For more information please visit www.atpi.com
About ATPI SPORTS EVENTS
ATPI Sports Events has 25 years of experience working alongside athletes, international sports teams, organising committees and federations to manage the logistics of sporting events including the Volvo Ocean Race, the Commonwealth Games and the Olympic Games. Whether clients are looking to overcome the challenges of sponsorship activation, travel logistics, programme design, registration, stakeholder management or group ticketing and travel, ATPI Sports Events’ team of sector specialists are on hand, ready to find a solution and translate clients’ brand values into an unforgettable sporting experience. For more information please visit www.atpi.com