Travelport GDS has signed an agreement with Expedia to provide global distribution system services for various Expedia.com points of sale in Europe.The partnership with Travelport GDS reinforces the commitment Expedia® has made to a multi-GDS strategy to provide customers with an improved experience by presenting greater flight selection and more destination options.
“The connection with Travelport GDS is a step we have taken in Europe to diversify our GDS mix as we continue to expand in size and geographic reach,” Wes Peterson, vice president, EMEA Transport & Tour, Expedia. “We are pleased to have access to the fares and inventory Travelport GDS will offer our customers in Europe.”
“This agreement demonstrates the value Expedia places on the strength of the Travelport GDS offering and we are delighted to be working so closely with one of the world’s leading online travel companies,” said Kevin Mooney, chief commercial officer for Travelport GDS.
Through this agreement Expedia began flowing segments in January from select European points of sale to Travelport GDS.