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GDS news from Travelport, Amadeus, Sabre, Abacus – October 2011

Product news, releases, projects and more from the global distribution systems during October 2011 – all here, in one easy read.

Most recent updates first…

Sunday 30 October 2011:

Wednesday 26 October 2011:

Monday 24 October 2011:

  • Travelport signs distribution agreement with Scandinavian airline SAS. The multi-year deal gives Galileo and Worldspan-connected agents access to full inventory and fares from the carrier, covering 93 destinations across Europe, Asia and the US. In addition, Travelport will also provide merchandising services and online check-in technology, as well as give SAS participation in the GDS’s Rapid Reprice tool.

Sunday 23 October 2011:

Wednesday 19 October 2011:

Saturday 15 October 2011:

Tuesday 11 October 2011:

  • Fastbooking and Travelport reach agreement to include the hotel technology provider’s portfolio of properties on the new RoomsAndMore system accommodation system from Travelport. Fastbooking has around 7,000 hotel clients on its roster.
  • Amadeus and KLM unite for ancillary technology deal. The carrier will implement the Amadeus Ancillary Services package, giving it the chance to offer travel agencies to book additional seats as well as other ancillary products and services. Agents can display, book, price and pay products using the system within their existing GDS framework.
  • UseMyServices and Travelport partner on eNett deal. The San Francisco-based banking and ecommerce platform will use the vNett virtual card solution. The partnership will allow consumers to purchase the virtual UseMyCard Travel MasterCard for the exact amount needed to complete a transaction.

Sunday 9 October 2011:

Tuesday 4 October 2011:

Previous GDS updates:

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