All posts tagged "Travelport"

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    Oman Air / Travelport Announce New Seat Assignment Booking Functionality

    Travel agents booking Oman Air via Travelport’s Galileo and Worldspan distribution systems will now be able to benefit from new functionality, which allows them to manage the seat selection process in a ‘live’ and interactive environment. The Interactive Seat Assignment functionality will provide agents with greater ease in booking Oman Air content...

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    Significant Win for Travelport in Hungary

    Travelport and OTP Travel, a leading travel agency network in Hungary, have announced the successful migration of OTP’s network to the Galileo GDS. The long-term agreement to move to Travelport was signed at the end of 2012 and the migration effort was completed for all OTP offices this month. OTP, which is...

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    Travelport and Rail Europe Unveil Enriched Ticketing Solution

    Travelport and Rail Europe have launched a technological solution enabling travel agents to print train tickets on value paper (watermarked paper), in A4 format. With the new enhanced ticketing solution, Travelport-connected travel agencies in the UK no longer require specific bespoke printers as all rail tickets and passes (other than Eurostar group...

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    On the Beach Signs with Travelport

    UK online travel agency On the Beach has signed its first-ever GDS partnership with Travelport, to drive new hotel, car and flight content. On the Beach carries more than 900,000 passengers every year on its tailored holiday itineraries. “Travelport’s uAPI technology allows us to tap into new flight and hotel content to...

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    Travelport / American Announce Distribution Agreement, Resolve Litigation

    Travelport and American Airlines have announced a new long-term, global distribution agreement. In addition to enabling continued access to shop and book the full content of flights marketed by American Airlines, the new agreement positions Travelport to become the first global distribution system to offer access to American’s other products and services. Following...

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    Travelport Launches New Operation in Vladivostok

    Travelport has opened a new operation in Vladivostok, situated at the head of the Golden Horn Bay in the Primorsky Krai region, near Russia’s border with North Eastern China. This new location is the latest in Travelport’s expansion across Russia, adding to the Travelport country headquarters in Moscow and operation in St...

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    Transavia.com Masters Codeshare and Interline E-Ticket Processes with Travelport’s Comprehensive E-Ticket Technologies

    Travelport has today announced a long-term IT services partnership with the Netherlands’ low-cost carrier transavia.com, an independently operated member of the Air France/KLM Group. Transavia.com has adopted the Travelport ETDBase, a global e-ticket database hosting service, and joined the Travelport E-Ticket Interchange to fully support its codeshare and interline e-ticketing agreements with...

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    Travelport Launches Net Fare Manager

    Travelport has today announced a new tool for agents that will enable them to significantly enhance the way they manage, mark-up and control the onward distribution of their airline filed private fares. The new tool automates the often complex, time consuming and manual processes that they follow. Offering the freshest, most up-to-date...

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    Travelport Enters Agreement with OTT Group

    Travelport today announced a significant new reseller relationship with OTT Group that will see one of the world’s largest resources for online travel training become an official retailer of Travelport’s latest GDS training modules. This agreement together with Travelport Academy, Travelport’s recently launched online travel training portal, will enable OTT, which currently...

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    Travelport Signs New Agreement with Scoot

    Travelport has today announced a new agreement with Scoot, Singapore Airlines’ budget arm that offers low-cost, no frills airfares from Singapore to eight cities in China, Australia, Japan, Taiwan and Thailand. Both companies have undertaken a seamless integration of Scoot’s content on to Travelport’s GDS platform. Effective immediately, this agreement enables Travelport-connected agents...

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    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. “It is significantly more efficient having access to full VA inventory in Galileo,” said...

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    Copa Airlines Signs New Global Full Content Agreement with Travelport

    Travelport has signed a new global full content agreement with Panama’s Copa Airlines, which became a member of Star Alliance last June. The agreement also provides Copa Airlines with the ability to sell ancillary services through Travelport point-of-sale platforms. Copa Airlines will also subscribe to Travelport Sponsored Flights Advertising, an advertising tool...

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    Travelport Launches New ‘Extra Bags’ Feature

    Travelport has announced a substantial merchandising milestone with the introduction of the new Prepaid Extra Bags feature. The new agreement enables Travelport-connected travel agents in Ireland, the UK, Australia and New Zealand to book extra bags using industry standard electronic miscellaneous document (EMD). With the new functionality, agents in the specified regions...

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    Travelport Survey: Servicing the Digital Leisure Traveller

    Travelport has released the findings of an international survey providing insight into how digital leisure travellers plan and book their trips: from the frequency of their holidays to how they go about researching and planning their journey. While travel agents are often actively involved in the run up to a leisure traveller’s...

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    PIA and Travelport Sign Full Content Agreement

    Travelport has signed a Full Content Agreement with Pakistan’s national carrier Pakistan International Airlines. The new multi-year deal is applicable to all Galileo and Worldspan subscribers across Europe, Middle East and Africa and ensures that Galileo and Worldspan-connected travel agents in the region have access to the airline’s full range of published...

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    Travel Centres Raffle Raises €1,200 for Charities

    At its recent annual conference, the Travel Centres consortium organised a raffle in aid of the Irish Travel Trade Charity Family Fun Day during the Gala Dinner and Awards night. The raffle raised €1,200 for the Fun Day’s two appointed charities, the Irish Cancer Society and Pieta House.