Published on : Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, and World Travellers Group, a New Zealand-based travel retail network with over 25 retail locations and mobile travel businesses across the country, today announces a new multi-year agreement which will see World Travellers Group continue to partner with Travelport as its preferred travel technology provider for its agency members.
Under the agreement, agents at World Travellers Group can continue to access Travelport’s unrivalled travel content, enabling them to search, book and sell air tickets and ancillary services from over 400 of the world’s leading airlines, 650,000 unique hotel properties and 36,000 car rental locations worldwide. Agents are also able to access rich, graphical information of over 200 airlines now live on Travelport’s innovative merchandising technology, Rich Content and Branding, including: Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Soloman Airlines and Fiji Airways.
Eden Stevenson, Chief Executive Officer, the World Travellers Group, said, “After a comprehensive tender process and analysis all of the available technology providers, World Travellers is pleased to announce that it has once again chosen Travelport as our preferred partner. It is clear that Travelport’s technology continue to be the right fit for the future success of our business. We very much look forward to working with the Travelport team in the years to come.”
Kaylene Shuttlewood, Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand, Travelport said, “We are delighted that the World Travellers Group has selected Travelport again as their preferred travel technology provider, and look forward to assisting them during their next phase of growth.”
Delivered via its innovative travel commerce platform and award-winning Smartpoint point-of-sale system, Travelport’s content is being used by 68,000 travel agencies across 180 countries worldwide.