Triton signs big China deal

Triton Distribution Systems has nnounced that it has entered into an agreement with China Highlights Travel, one of China’s largest online travel service providers.With this agreement China Highlights will offer Triton’s flagship product, ReservationExpert? to its member agents. Triton will provide agents access to China Highlights’ tours, airlines, hotel rooms, and cruises—increasing and diversifying the global travel inventory already available through ReservationExpert.

China Highlights, a division of CITS Guilin, has been in business since early 1998 and is the leading online travel service in China. They maintain nine travel sites to provide travel information, travel consulting, and a tourism center specializing in personalized travel services.

China has recently emerged as the world’s fourth largest tourism market and is projected to continue double digit growth well past 2020. China is already the world’s largest domestic market with 1.1 billion travelers annually and is the largest source of tourists to other Asian destinations.

“We are excited to be partnering with China Highlights Travel and offering agents around the world access to their unique tours and cruises,” said Gregory Lykiardopoulos, Chairman and CEO for Triton. “Triton looks for partners who understand the changing nature of the travel industry and are committed to delivering the highest quality products possible. I am very happy to have found those qualities in China Highlights Travel.”