News

Travelport / Virgin Australia Full Content Agreement

Travelport / Virgin Australia Full Content Agreement

Travelport has signed a new full content agreement with Virgin Australia (VA). Under the new agreement, Travelport-connected travel agents worldwide have access to Virgin Australia’s full published inventory, including public and private fares. The new agreement takes immediate effect.

Travelport Logo 2

“It is significantly more efficient having access to full VA inventory in Galileo,” said Peter Morrison, Managing Director for Cairns Central Travel. “It used to take us 15 minutes to make a VA booking on the Internet. Now, through the Galileo platform, booking time is reduced to around three minutes. It feels good to have full control over our bookings and we are happy to be selling Virgin Australia flights again.”

Webjet Australia, one of Travelport’s biggest OTA partners globally, also commented on the improvement in the operational efficiency of having VA content through the Travelport platform. “The ability to access VA content through our partners at Travelport increased the operational efficiency for Webjet,” said John Guscic, Managing Director. “We are able to provide enhanced services and our customers benefit from a more seamless workflow.”

Damian Hickey, Vice President of Distribution Sales and Services for Travelport Asia-Pacific, said: “The new agreement with Virgin Australia is an excellent outcome for Travelport and our global subscribers. We are delighted to partner with such a significant carrier in the Australian aviation market. Securing full Virgin Australia content delivers many benefits for travel agents, including access to the most competitive fares available on one centralised platform, so they are able to provide better travel options and service to their customers.”

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

More in News

Aer Lingus Seattle

Aer Lingus Announces New 
Direct Route to Seattle

Neil SteedmanNovember 17, 2017
Awards eNews Story 3

Four Province Winners of ITTN Travel Agency of the Year Awards Announced

Neil SteedmanNovember 16, 2017
Martin Skelly

Martin Skelly to Chair Irish Travel Industry Summit

Neil SteedmanNovember 16, 2017
Irish Travel Trade News Awards 2016, held at the Clayton hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin . November 2016

Win Big Prizes at the Irish Travel Trade Awards!

Neil SteedmanNovember 16, 2017
Skytours Home Page

Skytours Seeks Full-Time Senior Travel Sales Consultant

Neil SteedmanNovember 16, 2017
Air Transat New Livery

Air Transat Unveils New Livery as it Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Neil SteedmanNovember 16, 2017
Imelda McCarthy 2 Photo

Imelda McCarthy Becomes the 70th Travel Counsellor

Michael FloodNovember 16, 2017
Catalonia

Catalonia 2018: The Year of Culture

Neil SteedmanNovember 16, 2017
Clayton Hotel Burlington Road Exterior

Industry Summit on Leisure Travel Opportunities and New EU Package Travel Directive

Neil SteedmanNovember 14, 2017

Copyright © 2016 Belgrave Group Limited, C4 Nutgrove Office Park, Nutgrove Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland