Bangkok, Thailand, 2014-10-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the $7 trillion global travel and tourism industry, has been honoured with the Best GDS award for the sixth consecutive year at the 25th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2014. The award was announced at a gala dinner in Bangkok last night.
The prestigious TTG Travel Awards have been recognising the best of Asia-Pacific’s travel industry since 1989. The Best GDS award is included in the Travel Services Awards category which aims to honour organisations that provide the best product, services and facilities, as well as the most professional sales and marketing team in terms of innovative ideas and servicing. Votes cast by travel consultants, tour operators and destination management companies determined the winners.
Travelport adds this win to a series of recent high-profile accolades in the Asia-Pacific region, including Best Technology Supplier at the Travel Agents’ Association New Zealand’s 2014 National Travel Industry Awards and Best Travel Agent Technology Innovation at the Australian Federation of Travel Agents’ National Travel Industry Awards.
“I am incredibly honoured to receive the Best GDS award on behalf of the Travelport Asia-Pacific team. This is a great testament to our commitment in providing the best service and products for our customers, delivered through our innovative Travel Commerce Platform. We are delighted that the travel industry has continued to recognise our hard work and determination,” said Mark Meehan, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, Travelport.
Susan Lin, PR Manager, Asia Pacific, Travelport
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About Travelport (www.travelport.com)
Travelport is a Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the $7 trillion global travel and tourism industry. With a presence in over 170 countries, approximately 3,400 employees and 2013 net revenue of $2.1 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. In addition, Travelport has leveraged its domain expertise in the travel industry to design 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, UK. The company recently completed its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange and trades under the symbol “TVPT”.
About TTG Asia Media (www.ttgasiamedia.com)
The leading Travel and Tourism Publisher and Events Organiser in the Asia-Pacific. Established in 1974, TTG Asia Media is at the forefront of the Asia-Pacific travel and tourism industry. Its authority encompasses the leisure trade, luxury travel, corporate travel and MICE domains. Through its three business groups, the company publishes leasing regional trade titles for the travel industry, Singapore maps and guides for inbound tourists and organises international trade events.