Latest deal further cements more than 15 years of working together
Kuoni, the leading leisure travel organisation, and Travelport have renewed their long-term agreement, continuing Travelport’s position as Kuoni’s approved GDS provider.
As part of the agreement, Kuoni will be integrating the Travelport Universal API™ into specific areas of their business as well as adopting Travelport Smartpoint App™, the powerful upgrade to the Galileo Desktop. The deal covers a number of countries in Europe and Asia, and as part of the agreement, technology provision will be tailored and adapted for various local requirements.
Stuart Walters, CIO at Kuoni, commented: “The fact that we have been working with Travelport for over 15 years is a clear sign of the huge value we see in them as a partner. We have been encouraged even further by the recent investment made by Travelport in its technology and it is these advancements, coupled with the continued strength in global content, that make them the right partner for us and our customers.”
Sandra McLeod, senior vice president global accounts & strategic corporate development at Travelport, added: “Renewing our agreement with such an important tour operator is great news for Travelport and an endorsement of the crucial role we play in travel distribution. Kuoni has a long and impressive history, and we are pleased to continue to be their approved GDS provider and to support their ongoing business needs.”
Monday, 7 May 2012
Kuoni renews and extends multi-national agreement with Travelport
Source = Travelport