SINGAPORE: International flight comparison site Skyscanner has won ‘Best Airfare Comparison Metasearch’ site at the Asia Pacific 2012 Online Travel Innovation awards, beating Wego, Dohop and Kayak.
Over 120 companies were nominated for the awards, which are held in association with TravelMole and EyeforTravel Travel Distribution Summit Asia 2012, and hosted in Singapore (May 9-10).
Ewan Gray, Skyscanner Director for Asia Pacific, commented:
“We’re delighted to win this award. It’s a tribute to how much progress we have made in the APAC region in such a short time. We’re seeing terrific growth in our primary target markets since we opened our AP headquarters in Singapore last year, with hundreds of thousands of new users in Asia and Australasia benefiting from Skyscanner each month.”
The award joins a host of other accolades recently received by Skyscanner including the prestigious ‘Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade’, the highest honour that can be given to a British Business; The Deloitte Technology Fast 50, Travel Marketing Awards, Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For, and the Sunday Times Microsoft Tech Track.
Skyscanner opened its Singapore office in September 2011 where their APAC team is based. The company employ staff from several APAC countries including South Korea, China, New Zealand, the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Japan, Thailand, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Skyscanner is a leading travel search site providing instant online comparisons for millions of flights on over a thousand airlines, as well as car hire and hotels.