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Travelport Strikes Deal with Virgin Atlantic Flightstore

Travelport Strikes Deal with Virgin Atlantic Flightstore

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.

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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.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, editor and proofreader for 53 years, and ITTN's News & Features Editor for 43 years. His travel blog is at www.thetravelbuddhist.com.

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