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Travel & Tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

Travelport Appoints Nick Bray as Chief Financial Officer

Travelport, a leading technology company serving the global travel industry, has welcomed Nick Bray as its new Chief Financial Officer.

Stakeholders Call for ‘Transport and Tourism’ Portfolio in European Commission

Fifty European tourism stakeholders are calling for the European Commission to create a “Transport and Tourism” portfolio.

Travelport and Singapore Airlines Deepen NDC Collaboration

Travelport announced a closer collaboration with Singapore Airlines on the carrier's NDC standard programme, known as "KrisConnect".

Travelport Improves Experience for Passengers with Intellectual Disabilities

Travel agents and operators can now use Travelport's special DPNA SSR code to inform airlines when a passenger has intellectual or developmental disability and needs assistance.

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).

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 Completes Onboarding of First NDC-connected Travel Agencies

Travelport has completed the onboarding of the first group of travel agencies to receive access to New Distribution Capability (NDC) content.

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: Greece Among Fastest-growing Destinations for Travelers in France

Greece ranks fourth among the countries that have seen the greatest growth in flight bookings from travelers in France, according to an analysis by Travelport.