CASE STUDY Summer Search
Driving down costs, transforming students’ lives
CustomerSummer Search provides low-income students with opportunities to fulfill their unique potential. By offering continuous support, this nonprofit helps students finish high school, attend college, and share their success by giving back.
ChallengeEnable students to book their own travel to camp—while maintaining oversight and controlling spend—and reduce costs in order to provide more disadvantaged high school students with the chance to change their lives for the better.
SolutionEgencia’s TripController approval process empowered students to book their own travel, and it has become one of the integrated learning steps that Summer Search participants must complete on their learning journey. TripController is the ideal solution for giving students control, while allowing mentor oversight and approval. And by reducing travel expenses, it frees up funds to enable more deserving kids the chance to have their first adventure away from home.
FutureEgencia’s custom data fields and real-time reporting have helped Summer Search more accurately report on travel costs associated with each student and every program. With Egencia’s tools, this vital organization can easily review travel spend to ensure that costs remain as low as possible. And our Travel Incident Alerts enable mentors to easily locate students, track their progress, and make sure they arrive safely. Egencia’s business travel solutions fuse technology with agent-assisted service to meet the needs of your company. We offer your travelers robust hotel, airline, and rental car deals to book themselves—online, via our app, or with the help of an Egencia Travel Consultant. Read the full story here