Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, and hutchgo.com, one of the biggest Online Travel Agencies (OTA) in Asia and wholly owned by Hutchison Travel Limited (formerly known as Hutchison-Priceline), today jointly announce a new, expanded agreement. The new agreement sees Travelport become hutchgo.com’s preferred technology partner in key growth regions including Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Kingdom.
The agreement extends a successful partnership between Travelport and Hutchison Travel Limited since February 2015 covering Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan. Under this new and expanded agreement, Travelport will be powering hutchgo.com’s online reservations in key regions through its innovative travel commerce platform. This means that hutchgo.com’s customers will be able to search, book, and purchase unrivalled travel content and access the most up-to-date fares and ancillaries delivered via Travelport’s award-winning technology.
Commenting on this agreement, Tony Ma, CEO, hutchgo.com, said: “Travelport has proven to be a highly valued technology partner for hutchgo.com since our partnership in 2015. We are pleased to broaden the scope of our agreement covering our expansion into key regions in Asia and into the UK, and look forward to providing our customers with the best-in-class booking experience powered by Travelport’s leading technology.”
Mark Meehan, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, Travelport, added: “We are delighted to be partnering with hutchgo.com as both of our companies continue our on-going investment and commitment to expanding our footprint in Asia, one of the fastest growing regions for travel and online travel agencies. This extended agreement is evidence of the value hutchgo.com sees in our unrivalled content delivered via a seamless, borderless connection.”
Travelport is a Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment, mobile and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry. With a presence in approximately 180 countries, over 3,700 employees, our 2015 net revenue was over $2.2 billion.
Travelport is comprised of:
- A Travel Commerce Platform through which it facilitates travel commerce by connecting the world’s leading travel providers with online and offline travel buyers in a proprietary business-to-business (B2B) travel marketplace. Travelport has a leadership position in airline merchandising, hotel content and rate distribution, mobile travel commerce and a pioneering B2B payment solution that addresses the needs of travel intermediaries to efficiently and securely settle travel transactions.
- Technology Services through which it provides critical IT services to airlines, such as shopping, ticketing, departure control and other solutions, enabling them to focus on their core business competencies and reduce costs.
Travelport is headquartered in Langley, U.K. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trades under the symbol “TVPT”.
hutchgo.com is the leading online travel agency in the Asia Pacific region. Wholly owned by Hutchison Travel Limited (formerly known as Hutchison-Priceline), it was the first full service online travel agency in Hong Kong. With the aim of global expansion in 2015, hutchgo.com has extended its business to more than 8 countries worldwide.
hutchgo.com emphasizes on differentiated value proposition which can be fully illustrated from its products and services. To deliver hassle-free, reassuring and value-adding experience, hutchgo.com provides products that take care of almost every part of journey, ranging from flight tickets and hotel rooms to travel insurance and car rental.
Corporate Communications Manager, APAC – Travelport
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