More evidence that the tour and activity sector is finally going mainstream, with Travelport giving agents tools to sell products from suppliers direct to leisure travellers.
Travelport predicts turnaround in 2013 as United loss hits latest results, builds trimmed Universal Desktop
Travelport estimates 2013 will see a return to positive numbers in its financial performance, as it looks to offset the loss of a key piece of business with growth in its hotel technology.
Officials at global distribution systems — Travelport, Sabre and Amadeus — rave about their turbo-charged zTPF mainframes as they still at times labor to introduce products that consumers long have taken for granted. But, can GDSs still be “cool?”
Travelport is trying to meet the needs of third party IT specialists keen to access its data and services by opening up its Universal API programme to developers.
Travelport’s financial state is back on a slightly steadier foot again with another influential agency upgrading the company’s rating on the back of recent debt refinancing.
Happier days at Travelport with the first pilots unveiled for its Universal Desktop platform in Asia and influential credit agency S&P upgrading the company’s financial rating.