The latest version of Travelport+ gives travel retailers more air, hotel and car options for travelers through new supplier connections, enabling them to get more ancillary offers and services.
Travel port a global technology company that powers reservations for hundreds of thousands of travel suppliers worldwide, today announced that several new supplier connections are offering more content to travel retailers on Travelport+.
Travelport’s new expanded agreements with Booking.com and Hertz will now offer more options for accommodation and car rental rates to retailers using Travelport+, and Travelport-connected agencies will also have access to more options from NDC content from Air France-KLM and Lufthansa Group at the end of 2022.
“This is the fourth chapter in our delivery of Travelport+, where we give agents access to more vendor options and fuel their ability to sell more air, hotel and auto deals as we expand and expand our catalog of content,” says Jen Catto, Director of Marketing at Travelport. “This evolution also helps our supplier partners reach even more customers, with the ability to tailor products to drive sales through the indirect retail channel. As with everything we build, with the end traveler in mind, more options mean a more relevant customer experience. »
More Aerial Content
As travel demand increases, Travelport is ensuring travel retailers have more options readily available to their customers by providing even more content to ensure everyone gets the best retail experience. possible. Air France-KLM’s NDC content is introduced on Travelport+, and Travelport will also begin rolling out Lufthansa Group’s NDC content in 2022. Travelport is also adding three new airlines to the platform – Congo Airways, FlyGTA and US-Bangla Airlines, along with 11 new ancillary services, and four other airlines now offer Branded Fares and options.
More Hotel Choices
Travelport’s new partnership with Booking.com unlocks a new range of rates across 140,000 hotel properties accessible through the Travelport+ platform, and will reach more than one million properties by early 2023. Travelport is also standardizing more hotel content to facilitate developer and agent workflows, so retailers and travelers benefit from more property and room selection, easier searches, and greater clarity on pricing.
Jeremy Cornuau, Director of Global Distribution Partnerships at Booking.com commented: “By offering travel retailers a wider range of rates for accommodations on Travelport+, we are making it easier for them to find and book the most desirable options. With more information and more choices in one place, together we’re creating a smarter, easier shopping experience for everyone. »
More Car Rental Options
?As car rental prices are a key area of interest for many travelers, Travelport+ is now offering Hertz prepaid car rental rates through an expanded content distribution partnership. Travel retailers using Travelport+ will now have more revenue-generating opportunities with car rentals booked through the platform and will be able to deliver a better customer experience with higher traveler satisfaction.
Cheryl Reynolds, Senior Director – Distribution Strategy and Revenue Integrity at Hertz commented: “We are delighted to offer Hertz prepaid rates on Travelport+. This additional content will strengthen our relationships with our mutual agency partners and ensure customers are choosing the perfect product for their travels. »
In addition to an expanding travel content offering, Travelport is working to make the trade management process even easier for agents using the Travelport+ platform. Over the next few months, customers upgrading to Travelport+ will have access to Travelport’s next generation of automated exchanges, which automate complex manual ticket changing tasks and simplify travel management. With its dramatically improved graphical workflow, Automated Exchanges will significantly reduce costs and save valuable time for agents and travelers.
For more information on the latest streamlined content and new supplier connections on Travelport+, please visit https://www.travelport.com/plus/even-more-choice/en.
Travel port is a global technology company that powers reservations for hundreds of thousands of travel providers worldwide. Travel buyers and sellers are connected through the company’s next-generation marketplace, Travelport+, which simplifies how brands connect, improves how travel is sold and enables modern digital retail. Headquartered in London, UK, and operating in over 180 countries around the world, Travelport is focused on innovation that simplifies the complex travel ecosystem.
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