Travelport has signed six new long-term agreements
with travel agencies in Asia Pacific.
Three of the agreements are new wins: two in
Greater China with EverExpress Travel Service and Kent Holidays
Company Limited; and one in South Korea with Lotte Tour.
The company has also renewed its partnerships with
Richmond International Travel & Tours and Hong Kong Borabora
Trading in Greater China, as well as IACE Travel in Japan.
As part of the multi-year agreements, Travelport
will provide the agencies with real-time access to a broad range
of content from around 400 airlines, more than 300
global hotel brands, and over 37,000 car rental locations
In addition, the companies will benefit from Travelport’s cutting-edge search, automation, shopping and booking technologies, while accessing valuable data, business logic and
profiling functionality via a single platform.
a leading travel conglomerate in South Korea, will also be using
Travelport’s Branded Fares Data File; while EverExpress Travel
Service, a major player in Taichung, Taiwan, will be using
Travelport’s Branded Fares and Ancillary Services.
merchandizing solutions will allow both agencies to differentiate
content from the over 275 airlines globally signed up to
Travelport Rich Content and Branding, displaying and selling
branded fare families and ancillary products with rich visuals and
Richmond International Travel & Tours, one of the
largest travel agencies in Taiwan, will also continue to
participate in initiatives driven by Travelport involving the NDC standard. NDC is a travel
industry-supported program launched by IATA that will enable the
travel industry to transform the way air products are retailed to
corporations, leisure and business travelers.
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Mark Meehan, Group Vice President and Managing Director for Asia
Pacific at Travelport, said, “We are proud to be both welcoming
new alliances to the Travelport network, as well as extending
long-standing partnerships. These agreements are testament to the
mutual confidence our partners share with us, in the crucial role
that innovative distribution technology will play in the recovery
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