T2-Global.com has formed a long-term travel distribution and
e-commerce alliance with global travel technology provider Worldspan. The
newly launched T2-Global.com storefront serving U.S. travel buyers, and
portals scheduled to go live in 15 more countries this year, all employ
Worldspan’s industry- leading travel shopping, booking, transaction
processing and electronic ticketing services. Global airfares from hundreds
of airlines worldwide are also supplied by the Worldspan global
distribution system (GDS).
“Our mission is to deliver the fastest, easiest and most rewarding
online travel buying experiences, and for this we need the strengths and
proven track record of the global leader in Web-based travel e-commerce,”
said T2- Global.com Senior Vice President George Gelsky. “Partnering with
Worldspan enables us to provide travelers with access to competitive
airfares worldwide, along with the unrivaled low-fare shopping technology
to retrieve, book and ticket the best fares in seconds.”
“T2-Global.com offers a friendly, state-of-the-art travel Web site and
we are confident they will build solid appeal among travelers in every
country they serve,” said Jay Rein, Worldspan vice president - e-Commerce. “Worldspan is delighted to have a role in T2-Global.com’s exciting
Worldspan e-Pricing(R) technology gives shoppers at T2-Global.com
substantial power to shop low fares among millions of airfares, and
advanced options to shop for the lowest available fares based on flexible
dates and destinations.
T2-Global.com launched its U.S. portal in January. In 2007, sites will
be introduced to serve travel buyers in Germany, the United Kingdom and
other European countries, as well as in Brazil, the Middle East and Asia.
All portals will feature the most advanced Internet booking engine (IBE)
technology, and support multiple languages and currencies.