New report explores how Stopover Tourism is positively affecting visitor arrival numbers

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Stopovers have a bad reputation. Travellers think of stopovers either as a long and tiring part of a trip or a rushed, stressful experience. However, stopovers do not need be tedious and boring; indeed, they can become an enjoyable part of the trip itself. Governments, tourism organisations, airlines,… Read the full press release

Siris Capital Group and Evergreen Coast Capital to acquire all the outstanding common shares of Travelport for $15.75 per share in cash

Agreement with Siris Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital Travelport to continue technical innovation under private ownership Guidance updated. Acquisition expected to close Q2 2019 LANGLEY, U.K., 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport Worldwide Limited (“Travelport”) (NYSE: TVPT), a leading travel technology company, today (10 December 2018) announced that it has entered into a definitive… Read the full press release

Travelport extends its content offering to airline customers using the IATA New Distribution Capability standard

Only GDS with top IATA NDC certification extends technology leadership Langley, United Kingdom, 2018-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/-Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), the leading Travel Commerce Platform, unveiled today (20 February 2018) its product roadmap to extend its content offering to airline customers using the International Air Transport Association (IATA) New Distribution Capability (NDC) standard.  This will enable travel… Read the full press release

Tourism Western Australia partners with Travelport to promote Perth and Western Australia to travel agents

Langley, United Kingdom, 2017-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Western Australia (Tourism WA) has teamed up with Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading travel commerce platform, to promote Perth and Western Australia to travel agents. Tourism WA’s Executive Director Strategy, Brand & Marketing Services, Louise Scott said, “With access to more than 68,000 travel agencies worldwide, Travelport would help… Read the full press release

Travelport becomes the preferred travel commerce platform of hotel loyalty innovator Wanup

LANGLEY, UK, 2017-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), the leading Travel Commerce Platform, has today announced a global agreement with Wanup, the new innovator in the hotel industry. Under its debut agreement with Travelport, Wanup will make a selection of Travelport’s 650,000 bookable hotel properties to complement its own hotel collection, based on rating, destination and… Read the full press release

Travelport to provide DER Touristik Suisse continued access to its content and technology

Langley, U.K., 2017-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, today (3 August 2017) announced the signing of a new, multi-year extended agreement with leading service provider to the global travel industry, DER Touristik Suisse, providing the Swiss tour operator with continued access to Travelport’s content and technology. Through this agreement,… Read the full press release

TravelTech’s Hong Kong to London Hackathon To Be Sponsored By Travelport

Langley, U.K., 2017-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), today announced its sponsorship and involvement of the unique Hack Horizon hackathon which will give 32 participants exclusive access to its technology whilst on a flight from Hong Kong to London. Flying at 40,000 feet, 32 of the best entrepreneurs, developers, engineers and technology designers… Read the full press release

Nesma Airlines’ full content will now be available to over 68,000 Travelport-connected travel agencies in over 180 countries

Langley U.K., 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform and Nesma Airlines have announced the signing of a new, multi-year, full content agreement. Nesma Airlines is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt and is a member of the Kingdom of  Saudi Arabia’s Nesma Group. Nesma Airlines operates scheduled domestic flights… Read the full press release

French Online Travel Company MisterFly adopts Travelport’s Rich Content and Branding technology

Award-winning Online Travel Company (OTA) MisterFly adopts Travelport’s Rich Content and Branding technology to drive accelerated growth Langley, U.K., 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform and innovative French Online Travel Agency (OTA), MisterFly, have today announced the online integration of its innovative merchandising technology. Over 200,000 customers have… Read the full press release

Travelport appoints Dieter Rumpel to lead its business in Germany and Switzerland

Langley, U.K., 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has announced that Dieter Rumpel will now lead the company’s business in Germany and Switzerland. Formerly Country Manager, responsible for Travelport’s Agency Commerce business in Switzerland, Dieter will now lead the company’s business in both Germany and Switzerland. Dieter reports into… Read the full press release

Travelport and New Zealand’s World Travellers Group announce new multi-year agreement

Travelport and New Zealand’s World Travellers Group announce new multi-year agreement   Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 (22 February 2017) announces a new multi-year… Read the full press release

Travelport supports Emirates’ ongoing customer experience enhancements

Roll out uses Travelport’s merchandising technology to support Emirates’ ongoing customer experience enhancements to connect travelers to a world of travel choice Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform and Emirates have today announced the ability to select and pay for seats in advance according to the… Read the full press release

Travelport announces new, long-term renewal agreement with Enterprise Holdings

Travelport travel agents can connect to increased B2B car rental choices around the world Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, today announced a new, long-term renewal agreement with Enterprise Holdings, the world’s largest car rental company, as measured by fleet  and revenue. Enterprise Holdings owns the Enterprise… Read the full press release

Travelport becomes hutchgo.com’s preferred technology partner in Asia and the United Kingdom

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… Read the full press release

Air Canada expands partnership with Travelport

Air Canada takes advantage of Travelport’s next generation of merchandising and technology solutions LANGLEY, UK, 2017-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, and Air Canada today announced they have signed a new, long-term, full content agreement that establishes a framework for ongoing merchandising, branding, and technology collaboration between the two… Read the full press release

Trailfinders extends partnership with Travelport

Trailfinders extends partnership with Travelport   Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform and Trailfinders, experts in tailor-made travel itineraries, have announced a new long term agreement meaning the UK’s largest independent travel company will continue to connect to Travelport’s unrivalled choice of global travel content. Long-time Travelport… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group and Travelport sign new multi-year partnership agreement

Avis Budget Group and Travelport sign new multi-year partnership agreement   Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR), a leading provider of vehicle rental services, and Travelport(NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the global travel industry, today (13 February 2017)… Read the full press release

Tata Consultancy Services becomes primary technology partner of Travelport

The new Travelport and TCS partnership will also include working together on a number of strategic research and digital programs Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the global travel industry, has today named Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) as… Read the full press release

Travelport and Marine Travel announce new long term agreement

Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, and Marine Travel, the UK’s leading independent marine travel specialist with an office in Manila, the Philippines, have announced a new long term agreement which will see the specialist travel company continue to access Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform and unrivalled choice… Read the full press release

Viva Online Services the first Greek agency to implement Travelport’s Universal API

Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has announced that Viva Online Services (Viva.gr), a leader of online transportation and tourism services in Greece, is the first Greek agency to implement Travelport branded fares and ancillaries which allows them to make better informed air choices and improve service… Read the full press release

Travelport announces Finnair as 200th airline to adopt its Rich Content and Branding merchandising technology

Langley, U.K., 2017-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform has today announced a new full content agreement with Finnair, Finland’s largest airline and a member of the oneworld alliance.  As part of the agreement, Finnair has also chosen to deploy Travelport’s Rich Content and Branding merchandising solution, making it… Read the full press release

Travelport announces agreement with BTU one of the largest business travel management provider in Austria and Germany

Langley, U.K., 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading travel commerce platform, has today (29 November 2016) announced a new agreement with Business Travel Unlimited (BTU), one of the largest providers of business travel, incentive and group travel, and leisure travel in Austria and Germany. It operates in 10 locations, has more than… Read the full press release

Matthew Powell appointed Managing Director for Travelport in the Middle East and South Asia

Matthew Powell appointed Managing Director for Travelport in the Middle East and South Asia   Langley, U.K, 2016-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has announced the appointment of Matthew Powell to the role of Managing Director in the Middle East and South Asia. Matthew’s Travelport career spans… Read the full press release

Travelport creates Digital Organisation and new Chief Customer and Marketing Officer role

Langley, U.K., 2016-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the global travel industry, today announces the creation of a new organization, Travelport Digital, as part of its strategic focus on the fast-growing digital economy.  At the same time Travelport has appointed… Read the full press release

Travelport announces three additional airlines now live with its air merchandising technology

Brisbane, Australia, 2016-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ — (NYSE:TVPT) Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, today announces three additional airlines are now live with Travelport’s air merchandising technology – Air Tahiti Nui, a full-service carrier with an international route network of 6 destinations across the Pacific region;  Fly Corporate, a Hahn Air Systems partner airline, operating… Read the full press release

Travelport announces renewal of both its global full content and IT agreements with Emirates

New multi-year agreements for both IT solutions and enhanced distribution announced today Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2016-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ —Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has today announced the renewal of both its global full content and IT agreements with Emirates. The strengthened partnership will see Emirates offer Travelport connected agencies in 180… Read the full press release

Travelport announces new operator agreement with TP Services Ltd in Tanzania

Tanzania’s travel industry leaders gather at gala event to announce new operator for the travel commerce platform giant Dar es Salaam, Tanzania:, 2016-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for global travel and tourism industry has announced a new operator agreement with TP Services Ltd… Read the full press release

The Expedia group and Travelport announce expanded European partnership

BELLEVUE, WA, US, and LANGLEY, UK, 2016-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ — the Expedia group (NASDAQ: EXPE) and Travelport (NYSE: TVPT) have today announced an expanded European partnership which sees Expedia extend its use of Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform in multiple European countries. As part of the agreement, Expedia and its brands, including its corporate arm,… Read the full press release

Travelport announces the appointment of Scott Forbes to its Board of Directors

LANGLEY, UK, 2016-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for global travel and tourism industry, today announced the appointment of Scott Forbes to its Board of Directors. He replaces Gregory Blank from Blackstone who has tendered his resignation to the Board following Blackstone’s… Read the full press release

Travelport and Aeroflot announce new, long-term, full content agreement

LANGLEY, UK, 2016-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform and Aeroflot, Russia’s national carrier and largest airline, have today announced a new, long-term, full content agreement. The renewal builds upon the two companies’ long standing relationship and demonstrates commitment to the travel agency community, which can continue to access Aeroflot’s… Read the full press release