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Yapta Continues to Expand Internationally; Appoints Bruce Hanna to General Manager of EMEA


UK-Based Executive to Spearhead Yapta's Global Growth

the leading provider of airfare and hotel price tracking services, today
announced that Bruce Hanna has joined the organization as the General
Manager of Europe, Middle East and Asia, and will lead Yapta's expansion

"Bruce has worked in travel for over two decades and he brings with him
a strong track record of sales and business development success in the
international marketplace," said James Filsinger, President and CEO of
Yapta. "He will play an important role for us as our global customer
footprint continues to expand quite rapidly, particularly across the
EMEA marketplace. His presence in the UK will fortify our international
sales, customer care, and partner development efforts in the region –
ultimately growing our business. We're all very excited to be
introducing Bruce as part of our team."

Hanna's 20-plus year career in travel has included roles in Europe, Asia
Pacific, USA, India, Africa and Saudi Arabia. Most recently, Hanna
served as Vice President of Commercial Operations, EMEA, at Antenna
International, where he delivered new efficiencies and increased
profitability to the company's EMEA business. Earlier in his career, he
worked in various market management roles for TravelPort, including
serving as the Country Manager for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the VP
of Commercial Southern Africa, and the Director of Market Support for
Africa. Prior to TravelPort, Hanna was President and CEO of Interglobe
Technology Quotient, the leading GDS provider in India.

Yapta now serves more than 8,000 companies globally, including 35 of the
Fortune 100. The company also has distribution agreements with 14 of the
world's top 20 travel management companies, expanding its ability to
continue its exceptional international growth and scale. Earlier this
month, Yapta was named one of the fastest-growing private companies in
the US by Inc. magazine with 901 percent revenue growth over the
last three years.

"I'm excited to be playing an important part of Yapta's international
expansion and to help the business continue its amazing trajectory,"
Hanna said. "I look forward to meeting current clients, introducing new
businesses to the platform, opening discussions with partners, and
connecting companies to travel savings."

About Yapta
Yapta's mission is simple: To give our customers
confidence in travel. To that end, we are the world's leading company
for airfare and hotel rate price assurance, analytics, and cost savings.
We dynamically monitor billions of prices every month, and transform
that data into highly meaningful savings, insights, and reports. Since
2007, we've brought technology leadership to the travel landscape and
our 8,000+ corporate customers. Recently named to Deloitte's Fast500 for
North America for 2017, Yapta pioneered the category of travel price
assurance. We're driven to help build confidence in our customers'
travel programs.

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