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 full range of fares and content.
As part of the agreement, Aeroflot will continue to utilise Travelport’s innovative airline merchandising technology, Travelport Rich Content and Branding. Over 160 airlines have signed up and are now live on Travelport’s travel commerce platform for agents to search, sell and book. Rich Content and Branding allows airlines to retail their full offering more effectively in the intermediary channel, adding yet another level of personalisation and brings the booking experience for air travel even closer to that of the airline’s own website.
Aeroflot has recently taken advantage of recent updates to Travelport Rich Content and Branding that means it can upload content to Travelport’s point of sale solutions in Russian. Travelport has also added the capability for airlines to make tailored or personalised offers to both individual travel agencies and/or the corporations that a Travel Management Company services.
David Gomes, Commercial Director Air Commerce at Travelport commented: “We are pleased to have renewed our agreement with Aeroflot, which guarantees Travelport connected travel agents around the world access to the airline’s content, including its branded fares and ancillaries. Aeroflot has recognised the value in our travel commerce platform and the ability it gives the airline to successfully explain and showcase its full offering to travel agents. Those agents can sell Aeroflot’s products and services more effectively to the end traveler as a result. Aeroflot is a highly respected Travelport customer and we look forward to continuing our partnership and helping them to grow their business.’’
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, and an additional 1,200 employees at IGT Solutions Private Ltd who provide us with application development services, 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”.
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