TUI in new Worldspan deal

Travel agents who arrange travel for their clients using the Web-based Worldspan TourSelect system have gained online access to TUI’s reservations and booking system.A new partnership between TUI AG and global travel technology provider Worldspan, L.P. allows Worldspan travel agents to shop and book travel products and services from global tourism leader TUI AG, beginning with TUI Germany and Hapagfly, and with TUI’s complete offerings to follow in the near future.

“The addition of TUI’s content through TourSelect is an important addition to our growing product portfolio,” said Hans-Günter Korts, Worldspan regional manager - Germany, Austria and Switzerland. “Our new agreement covers all of the renowned TUI brands available through the software system, representing a substantial increase in the travel options available to Worldspan agencies and their customers.”

TUI Germany is Germany’s tourism market leader. Hapagfly is a part of the largest leisure fleet in Europe. Worldspan TourSelect is a leading tour and vacation booking system that allows travel agents to shop and create real-time, interactive bookings with tour and vacation companies via the Web. In addition to TUI brands, TourSelect currently offers state-of-the-art online connections to more than 65 other tour operators, as well as hotel and car rental companies, including Rewe-Touristik-Gruppe, Ameropa, Olimar, ?-ger, Elvia and many other well-known brands.