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Travelport Appoints New VP And Managing Director For Western Europe

Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, on Monday, 5 November, announced the appointment of Damiano Sabatino as Vice President & Managing Director for Western Europe.

Travelport Among Members Of Initiative To Combat Human Trafficking

Travelport is one of the names in global business that has joined The Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking (gBCAT), a group of global corporations that recognizes that business can play a role in the effort to end human trafficking and all forms of modern day slavery.

Travelport Presents New Technology Tools For Greek Travel Agents

Travelport, a broad-based business services provider to the global travel industry, held a workshop last month for agencies in Thessaloniki and briefed travel agents on the company’s new tools and solutions.

Travelport Holds Workshop For Travel Agents On Crete

Travelport, a broad-based business services provider to the global travel industry, held a workshop last month for travel agencies in Rethymno, Crete, to brief travel agents on the company’s new tools and solutions.

Travelport To Expand In Greek Market

The tourism sector in Greece may have saw rough times last year as a result of the global economic crisis but global distribution system (GDS) provider Travelport Greece says it is “a strong believer in the future of Greek tourism.

VAT Reduction Keynote At Philoxenia 2010

The 26th Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition, held this year on 18-21 November at Helexpo in Thessaloniki, roughly hosted 500 exhibitors from Greece and 12 other countries (Egypt, Albania, Brazil, Bulgaria, Ghana, India, Cyprus, Russia, Serbia, Syria, Turkey, and Tunisia).

Travelport Announces New Deals

“Although Sky Express has enjoyed significant early success since the launch of operations in 2007, we believe participating in Travelport’s GDS channel is essential to ensure our future growth,” said Andrey Egorov, the carrier’s commercial director.

Travelport Announces New Agreements

Travelport, one of the world's leading global distribution systems providers (Worldspan, Galileo and Apollo) recently teamed up with Microsoft Corp. to develop an integrated set of services targeted for the travel industry to address challenges faced by travelers, suppliers, and...

Worldspan and Sabre Global Distribution Systems Sold

Sabre Holdings was sold last month to two private equity firms in the U.S. for $4.45 billion. Although Sabre is considered the leading global distribution systems (GDS), analysts say the buyout centered more on the importance of the company's subsidiary units, Travelocity and...