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Opinion / Distribution
What's next for NDC: Content investment and innovation
By Adam Knights - ATPI | September 15, 2021
NDC might be viewed as a quiet storm that TMCs must prepare for as part of their role in offering content from multiple airline sources. Read More
Lufthansa and Travelport champion NDC with new distribution agreement
News / Distribution
Lufthansa and Travelport champion NDC with new distribution agreement
By Linda Fox | September 14, 2021
The launch of the long-term agreement will be in the first half of 2022 as both the airline and Travelport continue to develop functionality around the NDC technology standard. Read More
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News / Distribution
The hurdles in the way of NDC critical mass
By Linda Fox | September 13, 2021
Amadeus says there will be a number of years of transition before NDC gets to critical mass. Read More
Travelport gives marketing innovation challenge to startups
News / Startups
Travelport gives marketing innovation challenge to startups
By Kevin May | September 2, 2021
Travelport Accelerator is part of a new service called Travelport Focus, designed to concentrate on innovation in the industry and which is also supported by AWS. Read More
Travelport claims Delta GDS deal brings agency incentives
News / Distribution
Travelport claims Delta GDS deal brings agency incentives
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | August 31, 2021
The new GDS agreement the pair will give travel agencies a chance to earn additional incentives when they augment ticket sales with ancillary items, such as boarding privileges and seat upgrades. Read More
How COVID-19 has changed travel's chief technology officers
News / Technology
How COVID-19 has changed travel's chief technology officers
By Linda Fox | August 19, 2021
Travel CTOs have had to acquire new skills, upend their priority list and think carefully about how to combine new tech with legacy systems and practices, for maximum efficiency. Read More
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News / Online
Will standardized rentals work for business travelers?
By Mitra Sorrells | August 2, 2021
A subset of alternative accommodations - ones that provide a standardized experience for travelers - could become more popular with business travelers coming out of the pandemic. Read More
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News / Distribution
Different paths on offer as airline distribution standard NDC evolves
By Linda Fox | July 13, 2021
Eight years on from NDC's inception, some old challenges remain and the pandemic has added some new ones. Read More
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News / Online
Travel industry must fix “trust gaps” as it restarts
By Mitra Sorrells | June 24, 2021
Based on a results of a survey of 11,000 consumers, Travelport says the pandemic has created a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity for the travel industry to regain travelers’ trust. Read More
Travelport shifts to cloud hosting through Amazon Web Services
News / Technology
Travelport shifts to cloud hosting through Amazon Web Services
By Kevin May | June 15, 2021
The distribution and travel IT giant will migrate its global platform to Amazon Web Services as part of a wider-ranging agreement. Read More
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News / Distribution
Business travel restart is vital for corporate innovation
By Linda Fox | June 11, 2021
Executives fear a big innovation gap is on the way if business travel doesn’t restart soon and corporations avoid in-person meetings. Read More
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News / Distribution
Travelport unifies services in new Travelport+ platform, replacing three legacy brands
By Mitra Sorrells | April 7, 2021
CEO Greg Webb says the new Travelport+ platform better positions the company to serve "the blossoming retail structure of travel." Read More
Travelport rebrands to align with company's “monumental culture shift”
News / Distribution
Travelport rebrands to align with company's “monumental culture shift”
By Mitra Sorrells | February 23, 2021
Travelport is launching a new visual identity ahead of the rollout of its next generation platform, which will replace the legacy three-core distribution system. Read More
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News / Technology
WEX acquisition of eNett finalized as pair end lawsuit
By Chris Davis - BTN | December 17, 2020
WEX is purchasing eNett for $577.5 million, a significant decrease on the $1.7 billion it had originally agreed to pay for the virtual payments provider. Read More
COVID-19 and its impact on the customer journey for online travel agencies
From Our Partners / Distribution
COVID-19 and its impact on the customer journey for online travel agencies
By Robert Brown - Travelport | November 18, 2020
To help OTAs overcome challenges from the pandemic, Travelport has launched a new report detailing tactics OTAs can use to improve conversions in the era of COVID-19 and to futureproof their businesses. Read More