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Survey: Travelers Want Value, Personalization, Digital Products, Ease

All the more travelers across the globe are focusing on value, personalization and technologies that make travel easier, according to Travelport’s Global Digital Traveler Research 2019.

Travelport Appoints Alistair Rodger as Global VP Agency Sales in Europe

Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, has appointed Alistair Rodger as Global Vice President of Agency Sales in Europe.

Travelport Announces its Largest Hotel Partnership in Europe

Travelport has signed an agreement with Edwardian Hotels London, its largest hotel partnership of its kind managed by its Digital Media Solutions team in Europe.

Travelport Renews Agreement with Greece’s Marine Tours

Travelport has renewed its long-term agreement with Marine Tours, one of the leading travel management companies in Greece.

Travelport Processes Live Test GDS Bookings of Qantas’ NDC Content

Travelport has begun handling its first bookings with Australia’s national carrier, Qantas, using IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) standard.

Travelport Releases GDS Booking Data Ahead of Hajj Pilgrimage

The number of flights booked by European travelers through GDS to airports around the holy city of Mecca this year increased by 1,966 or 6 percent, according to Travelport.

Travelport and Webjet Launch New Long-term Technology Partnership

Following an extensive competitive bid process, Travelport has been awarded a new long-term technology contract by Australia and New Zealand’s leading online travel agency, Webjet.

Travelport Announces Non-binary Gender Booking Option

Travelport has announced a new booking code for non-binary gender airline passengers that offers the option to choose "X", rather than "M" or "F".

Travelport: Travel Agencies Across the World Sign Up for ‘Trip Assist’ Mobile App

Travelport has now signed up over fifty agency customers across five continents to its Trip Assist white-label mobile app.

Travelport and Pakistan Int’l Airlines Announce Full Content Agreement

Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, has reached a Full Content Agreement with Pakistan’s national carrier, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).

JAL and Travelport to Launch GDS for Japanese Travel Market

Japan Airlines and Travelport Worldwide have formed a joint venture for the operation of a Global Distribution System (GDS), tailored to the needs of the Japanese travel industry.

Travelport Supports Air Passengers with Intellectual Disabilities

Travelport has launched a global campaign to encourage the use of its DPNA Special Service Request (SSR) code, used by travel agents to alert airlines for passengers with intellectual disabilities.

Travelport Digital and BCD Travel Renew Partnership on ‘TripSource’ App

Travelport Digital continues to power BCD Travel’s robust app "TripSource", which manages all aspects of business travel.

Travelport Offers Travel Insurance in Greece and Cyprus

Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, is now offering travel insurance in Greece and Cyprus via its new Travelport Smartpoint plugin.

Travelport Signs Take-over Agreement for $4.4 Billion

Siris Capital Group and Evergreen Coast Capital Corp are set to take over travel services provider Travelport for a total of 4.4 billion dollars.

Travelport: Five Technologies Changing the Travel Experience

Travelport’s Chief Architect, Mike Croucher, reveals the five technologies he believes are transforming the travel experience.

Travelport Becomes First GDS Operator to Offer NDC content

Travelport has become the first GDS operator to manage the live booking of flights using the IATA New Distribution Capability (NDC) technical standard.

Travelport Goes Live in Rome with ‘New Normal in Travel Tech’

The new trends and challenges in technology and travel will come into the spotlight at the Travelport LIVE 2018 event, which is held during October 16-18, in Rome.

Greece in Top 5 Fastest-growing Destinations for Travelers in Italy, Says Travelport

Greece is among the top five countries that have seen the greatest growth in flight bookings from travelers in Italy in the last 12 months, according to Travelport.

Travelport Wins Tender for Sole Distribution Supplier to Air India

Travelport has won a competitive tender process undertaken by Air India for the sole provision of distribution of its domestic flight content in the airline’s home market.