Travelport has renewed and extended its relationship in the UK with the Virgin Group to supply GDS and technology services to Virgin Atlantic Flightstore. The three-year deal will see Virgin deploying Travelport’s latest point of sale tools including Smartpoint, which speeds up the reservation process with an overall 15% reduction in keystrokes and up to 72% for low fare searches.
Angela Easeman, Manager, Commercial and Sales at Virgin Atlantic Flightstore, said: “Travelport is our chosen provider due to its wide range of travel content and the excellent efficiencies it delivers to our staff workflow.”
Simon Ferguson, Regional Director for Travelport UK & Ireland, added: “We are proud to be supporting Virgin Flightstore, and delighted that they our embracing our latest innovations.”
Travelport is already a technology provider to other parts of the Virgin Group, including Bales Worldwide, the Escorted Tours division of Virgin Holidays, and Virgin Atlantic.