Sam Jain is the visionary behind Fareportal, Travelong and One Travel. His acumen has been in adopting nascent technology, developing and then leveraging it to deliver optimal solutions for suppliers, customers, and partners in the travel industry.
As a young entrepreneur Sam launched FareBuzz in 1994 for the B2B market. His unique and innovative ideas were used to successfully deliver efficiencies in fare management and fulfillment processes.
Sam founded Fareportal in 2002 with the initial focus on developing and operating interactive and transactional e-commerce web-based portals, booking engines, middleware, management tools and back-office technologies for the retail and wholesale travel industry. It has since expanded to include travel offices, call centers, online sites, and mobile applications. Based in the United States (New York, Las Vegas), Fareportal is one of the fastest growing travel companies in the world. It has subsidiaries in Canada, the United Kingdom and India (Gurgaon). The flagship brand, CheapOair.com is a leading online travel booking site in the United States and Canada. Travelong has won numerous awards and has been featured prominently in Travel Weekly’s Power List.
Sam can be credited with Fareportal’s cutting-edge technology, constant innovation and an impressive array of product offerings which is constantly growing.
Sam’s vision is to provide unsurpassed value to consumers by employing advanced technologies, economies of scale and outstanding customer support. He also continues to collaborate with suppliers to create a seamless multi-channel distribution strategy that brings them value, cost benefits and efficiency.
Sam is a strong believer in giving back to the global community; apart from his private involvement in a personal capacity Sam also ensures that the Fareportal group of companies support charities such as The World Food Programme, UNICEF, and Covenant House.