Wirecard, Bird Group join forces in India

On the occasion of the ITB Berlin 2007, the world’s largest travel and tourism fair, Wirecard AG and the Bird Group, India’s leading travel services and technology group, have announced to join forces on the Indian subcontinent. With more than 3,200 employees, the Bird Group provides information technology services to leading companies in the travel and tourism industry, including Amadeus, American Airlines, Air China and Lufthansa.

Mr. Ankur Bhatia, CEO of the Bird Group, comments: “The partnership with Wirecard enables us to provide our clients with secure, reliable and cost effective payment solutions. Wirecard, through its innovative products and services, is the preferred partner for global travel organizations.”

Dr. Markus Braun, CEO of Wirecard AG, looks forward to the partnership: “The Bird Group is the leading provider of advanced information technology services to the travel industry on the Indian subcontinent. Many of the world’s leading travel businesses rely on the Bird Group’s services and we consider this cooperation to be an important opportunity for Wirecard on the Asian market.”