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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.

Etihad Airways Extends Content Agreement with Travelport

Travelport has signed a new multi-year content agreement with Etihad Airways, providing the carrier with continued use of its technology tools.

Travelport Appoints George Antonaros as New Head of Business Development for Greece

Travelport has appointed George Antonaros as Head of Business Development for Greece, Cyprus and Israel.

Travelport Joins Eurail and National Geographic to Attract Chinese Tourists to Europe

A consortium including Eurail Group, National Geographic and Travelport has been selected by the European Travel Commission (ETC) to attract tourists from China to Europe in 2018 and 2019.

Cobalt Air Benefits from Travelport’s ‘Rich Content and Branding’ Tool

Cobalt Air has signed a new multi-year content agreement with Travelport, which includes the use of the company’s leading merchandising tool, Travelport Rich Content and Branding.

EL AL Joins Travelport’s Rich Content and Branding Merchandising Solution

Israel's national carrier EL AL has joined over 260 global airlines using the Travelport Rich Content and Branding merchandising tool.

Travelport Launches PCI DSS Certification Tool for IATA Agencies

Travelport has partnered with SecurityMetrics to help agents achieve proof of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance.