ITA Software has announced that Cleartrip.com has launched QPX, a management system for airfare pricing and shopping.Leveraging the flexibility of QPX will allow Cleartrip.com to continuously innovate, enhance and improve its Web site while providing customers with the best online shopping experience.
Cleartrip.com, ITA’s first customer in India, selected QPX because of its comprehensive, flexible, customizable and scalable capabilities, together with its speed-to-market and ITA’s proven track record of innovation. Using Cleartrip.com, customers will now be able to search and book international flight itineraries and will benefit from the extensive airfare shopping capabilities afforded by QPX.
“We selected ITA Software’s innovative QPX system to ensure that our international flight search delivers the same best-of-breed user experience as our domestic search. Customers have come to hold Cleartrip’s products to a very high standard and working with ITA has helped us deliver what our customers have come to expect from us,” explained Hrush Bhatt, founder and director, Product & Strategy at Cleartrip.com. “We’re also thrilled to be working with ITA as the two companies are a great fit in terms of culture, innovation and a focus on building cutting edge travel technology.”
Cleartrip.com is amongst the top three online travel agencies in India with 35 percent market share. For ITA, partnering with Cleartrip.com has been an important first step in establishing the company’s presence in Asia.
“We are proud to have Cleartrip.com as our launch customer in the burgeoning India travel market,” said David Peller, regional vice president of business development, EMEA and India, ITA Software. “This new relationship and successful launch validates our decision to appoint Venkat Chandramoleshwar as Country Manager for India. It confirms our commitment and strategy to being the foremost technology provider in the region.”