Published on : Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Delta Air Lines and Travelport announced today a transformative global distribution agreement.
The agreement is designed to further augment value generation for the entire travel retailing ecosystem.
This includes travel management companies, agencies, corporations, and travelers.
The customer experience and value-based, multi-year content distribution agreement gives travel buyers who are connected to Travelport simplified access to Delta’s enriched content through the Travelport platform with the enhanced retailing capability to better understand, compare and customize offers for travelers.
Jeff Lobl, Managing Director of Global Distribution for Delta Air Lines said that their transformative new agreement with Travelport is another big step in elevating retailing in the indirect channel ecosystem for the benefit of all the customers and stakeholders.
This new agreement emphasizes the shared commitment of both Travelport and Delta to improve the way airline products are retailed and make it easier for agents to help travelers choose offers that deliver the most value to them, said Jason Clarke, Chief Commercial Officer, Travel Partners at Travelport.
They look forward to continually evolving and delivering the tools that Delta and all of their travel partners need to effectively reach and engage the entire spectrum of buyers.
Sandeep Dwivedi, Chief Operating Officer at InterGlobe Technology Quotient said that futuristic and customer-centric is the way to go in this new decade.
With this multi-year content distribution agreement, both Travelport and Delta Air Lines are taking that route by focusing on long-term value generation for travel agencies and the end-consumer, the traveler.
This agreement will certainly elevate the way how travel products are traded and consumed.