Executive Travel honored on 2016 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies

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Executive Travel honored on 2016 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies

Travel Management Company celebrates 4th year on Inc. 5000 list

Lincoln, Nebraska, August 17, 2016 — Inc. magazine this week honored Executive Travel as one of the nation’s fastest growing travel management companies in the 35th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs.  Executive Travel joins Zappos, Under Armour, GoPro, Timberland, Square, and Dollar Shave Club among other prominent brands who are Inc. 5000 alumni.

Steve Glenn, CEO of Executive Travel, commented on the award, “We are honored to be recognized as one of the nation’s fastest growing privately owned companies for the fourth time in the last five years. Our team is so excited that our business model of implementing global travel management systems to help companies manage their corporate travel and improve their return on investment (ROI) is providing us with an exciting future and is the engine for our growth.”

 

Executive Travel has been honored on the Inc. 5000 list in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016. Paul Glenn, Chief Operating Officer of Executive Travel proclaimed, “Our company is celebrating our 30th anniversary this year and as exciting as has been our past, our future goals are even more exhilarating. Our future focus is for bold growth anchored with our commitment to “World-Class” service. We are committed to embrace the exponential changes facing our world with dynamic people committed to our customers.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000. The Inc. 5000, ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2012 to 2015, was harder to get into this year than ever in its history.

More about Executive Travel

Executive Travel is a Lincoln, Nebraska based Travel Management Company serving companies around the world. Founded in 1986 by Steve and Marie Glenn, Executive Travel has been one of the fastest growing travel management companies in the United States. Company CEO, Steve Glenn, has been one of the country’s most visionary travel industry leaders, with extensive industry knowledge and expertise in local, regional, national and global travel management trends. Steve Glenn’s Weekly Travel Alert Blog is now in its 24st year and is internationally acclaimed with over 62,000 companies and travelers receiving the email each week. Executive Travel broke the call center mold and pioneered the strategy of agents working virtually from their homes over 22 years ago. This allowed Executive Travel to have agents working across the nation and provide easy access and prompt service for business travelers across the globe. Additional information about Executive Travel can be found at www.executivetravel.com.

Executive Travel is an affiliate of BCD Travel. BCD Travel is a progressive, global travel management firm, with more than 3,000 locations worldwide. Executive Travel has also partnered with Virtuoso for vacation travel. Virtuoso is the travel industry’s leading vacation travel network, who’s membership is by invitation-only.

More about Inc. Magazine and the Inc. 5000

Methodology

The 2016 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2012 to 2015. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2012. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2015. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2012 is $100,000; the minimum for 2015 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000

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