Host agency Andavo Travel unveils new operating platform

By Kate Rice
Andavo Travel, a host agency that is a sister company to Christopherson Business Travel of Salt Lake City, has introduced an operating platform with a dashboard that brings new efficiencies and capabilities to its independent contractors.

Called AdvisorCare, the technology platform gives agents a variety of ways to track their clients. They can see on a map where their clients are, and click to see their itineraries. They also can see events — be they political or natural — that might affect their clients’ travels.

They can opt to view who is traveling now and who is about to leave for a trip, and adjust the time frame of those views.

AdvisorCare also has widgets to help agents manage their business. AirBank tracks unused airline tickets, and Travel Spend gives agents a graphic of sales based on travel category. Andavo plans to add a commission tracker.

Mike and Camille Cameron, owners of Christopherson Business Travel, bought Andavo in 2010. Last year, the two companies booked $341 million in travel.

Christopherson is a BCD Travel affiliate, and Andavo is a Virtuoso member.
This page is protected by Copyright laws. Do Not Copy. Purchase Reprint
blog comments powered by Disqus

View Comment Guidelines

Please upgrade your Flash Player.
Please upgrade your Flash Player.

Travel Weekly Poll


  • Consumer media discover that travel agents do exist

    "Contrary to some thoughts, travel agents do exist ... We are usually able to get clients better prices, and we know we can see that clients have better experiences. And as our personal motto is: Our Service Travels With You."


TW Index: Most Active Stocks

Latest Top News:
Travel Weekly is on Facebook
Viewpoints For Travel Agents
Travel Weekly Topics