has announced that Air Pacific, EVA Air and Dragonair have adopted e-Travel® Planitgo to power their Internet booking Web sites.
These new contracts bring the total number of airlines in the region using Planitgo to nine. The other six include Cathay Pacific Airways, Philippine Airlines, Qantas and Thai Airways International for their domestic and international booking engines and Japan Airlines and Korean Air for some of their international e-commerce presence. These airlines join more than fifty airlines worldwide currently benefiting from the fully customisable Web-based travel booking engine, serving leading airlines, online travel agencies and other travel supplier sites.
“The growth levels achieved by existing customers and the increasing number of new clients show that the Planitgo ASP (Application Service Provider) model enables online travel players to benefit from economies-of-scale and obtain a rapid return on their investment, ” said Jér™me Destors, Director e-Travel Suppliers and Agencies. “To sustain growth and quality, we continue to focus on serving our global customer base with innovative solutions translated into 20 languages, and backed by 24/7 customer service hotlines”.
Mr. Peter Smith, Director, e-Travel Asia Pacific, added, “e-Travel’s commitment to the strategic success of airlines, corporations and travel agencies in the region is reflected by the strong take-up of our industry-leading solution Planitgo.”
He added, “With e-Travel Planitgo, Asia-Pacific’s leading airlines are harnessing the huge online booking growth potential of this channel, coupled with the strength of the
region’s largest and fastest-growing IT solutions provider for the travel industry, Amadeus”.
e-Travel Planitgo is a fully customizable Web-based travel booking engine, serving leading leisure, airline and other travel supplier sites around the globe. Planitgo delivers a range of content including air, car, hotel, fares, fly-and-drive, insurance and other travel-related information, to both business and leisure travellers. Planitgo can calculate fares in all major currencies, ensuring the easiest booking experience for customers worldwide.