Atlanta, 2012-10-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, today announces the details of a new long term agreement with Calgary-based Custom Travel Solutions, and the Associate member of the TSI Travel Network for Canada. Through the agreement, Custom Travel Solutions has appointed Travelport as its primary technology provider for the future and will begin a conversion of its GDS business from Sabre to Travelport’s Apollo platform.
According to Maurita Baker, country manager, Canada, “Travelport is delighted to partner with Custom Travel Solutions, which has consistently been recognized with multiple superior customer service and ‘best agency’ awards. We are especially pleased to provide Custom Travel with our web-based application Travelport Agencia™, the only travel agency desktop tool that enables Canadian agents to book all Air Canada content in an efficient and streamlined manner.”
Added Baker, “The integration of Air Canada’s content into a single screen is an industry first and allows Customer Travel Solutions’ agents to offer their travellers fully informed travel choice.”
Vaughan Payne, President and Partner, Custom Travel Solutions, commented, “We are making the conversion to Travelport for many reasons but chief among these is Travelport’s collaboration with Air Canada and their ability to develop advanced solutions and deliver content and efficiencies that we simply have not had previously.”
About Travelport (www.travelport.com)
Travelport is a broad-based business services company and a leading provider of critical transaction processing solutions to companies operating in the global travel industry.
With a presence in over 170 countries, approximately 3,500 employees and 2011 net revenue of $2.0 billion, Travelport is comprised of the global distribution systems (GDS) business, which includes the Galileo and Worldspan brands and its Airline IT Solutions business.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Travelport is a privately owned company.
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