1203 W. Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701
T (319) 234-5577
CEO: David LeCompte
CFO: Dave Hughes
Launched several products, including a Traveler Friction Dashboard to measure nights away from home; Internet Explorer functionality on FindIt, Short's proprietary open search booking platform; portal enhancements to streamline the process for group travel; a mobile solution for proprietary online booking tool, STO, to book travel and manage trips; and enhancements to Planning Point, Short's registration software.
Growth of 12% in revenue and nearly 10% in employee count with expansions in information technology, operations, account management, online support and human resources.
ARC sales of $116.2 million.
Direct sales of travel products to consumers, companies, universities and state governments.
94% of sales from business, 1% leisure, 5% other.
Privately held. Majority shareholders: Stephanie LeCompte and Camille Hogan.
Over the next five years will grow online and mobile solutions to include more content from travel suppliers: rate-assurance tools; airline ancillary services and branded fares; Priceline Affiliate Network hotel API to offer internet hotel rates; low-cost carriers; and personalized recommendations for the traveler.
Will continue to build open search booking platform, FindIt, to enable travelers to search more airline and hotel websites and easily book with Short's.