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New Travelport Smartpoint: Designed With Travel Agents In Mind

Enhanced point of sale application unveiled today with multiple efficiency enhancements

Travelport Smartpoint - Air availability, graphical map

Travelport Smartpoint – Air availability, graphical map

Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, on 4 December announced the launch of an enhanced version of its industry-leading travel agency point-of-sale application, Travelport Smartpoint.

The new look Travelport Smartpoint incorporates a number of efficiency driving enhancements, many based on customer feedback, as well as others spearheaded by Travelport’s innovation team. Enhancements include interactive graphical mapping capabilities as well as a range of new intuitive tools and functions all designed to help travel agents.

Also incorporating virtual account number (VAN) payment functionality from eNett, the new version offers agents an additional safe, secure and fully integrated payment solution directly within their desktop environment. Travelport recently reported in its quarter three earnings that eNett International, a Travelport joint venture, has been experiencing continued volume growth in the transactions value it settles, increasing by more than 400% year to date.

Travelport Smartpoint - Air and hotel search, Interactive calendar

Travelport Smartpoint – Air and hotel search, Interactive calendar

Since launching in 2011, Travelport Smartpoint has been embraced by more than 110,000 travel agents worldwide. The success of the application is its ability to offer users a blend of graphical and cryptic user interaction alongside a range of time-saving features: improving the agent user experience, reducing training costs, and speeding up the reservation process.

Behind the new look and feel that makes finding relevant travel options even easier, Travelport has further added enhanced hotel shopping, intelligent fare rules and advanced seat maps that are capable of showcasing all features of a seat.

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