Galileo International, Inc. (NYSE: GLC), a leading provider of global distribution services to the travel industry, today announced that GORPTravel.com, an adventure travel and active vacation package aggregator, is now offering commissionable outdoor recreation and adventure travel inventory via Galileo e-Agent?. Galileo e-Agent is the exclusive Web-based portal for travel agents that integrates Internet travel-related information and content for convenient and efficient bookings on the Viewpoint? platform.
Travel agents now have access to GORP’s broad range of adventure and non-traditional travel inventory ranging from extreme sports tours to safaris, dude ranches and self-guided trips. Through the Galileo e-Agent link to GORPtravel.com, travel agents can now provide their clients with a broad array of adventure travel choices fitting their criteria in moments, with just a few mouse clicks, rather than hours of tedious research.
“The travel agent audience is vital to our success,” said Dave Wiggins, vice president of GORPTravel.com. “We’ve created a very agent-friendly Web site and are eager to put it at the fingertips of thousands more travel agents through Galileo e-Agent.”
“Galileo e-Agent was designed to be a valuable resource for travel agents by allowing them to quickly and easily access specialized and non-traditional travel inventory as a value-added service for their customers,” said Galileo’s Babetta Gray, executive vice president, Subscriber Sales and Service. “With the addition of packages from GORPtravel.com, Galileo e-Agent becomes an even more valuable resource. Our relationship with GORP.com is a perfect example of how Galileo e-Agent provides instant access to high quality, non-traditional inventory that would normally require the agent to spend hours researching.”