Newtrade Technologies Inc., the travel commerce machinery company, announced that it has signed an agreement with Galileo International, a leading provider of electronic global distribution services for the travel industry.
Under the terms of the agreement, hotels that use Newtrade`s solutions will prosper from extended coverage and will have their products offered via Internet to some 44,000 travel agency locations throughout the world.
“Our agreement with Galileo significantly increases our customers` visibility as well as the potential number of buyers for their products, thus maximizing their sales performance,” stated Barry Gleason, vice president, sales and marketing. As one of the world`s leading providers of electronic global distribution services, Galileo connects approximately 44,000 travel agency locations to 500 airlines, 37 car rental companies, 47,000 hotel properties, 368 tour operators and all cruise lines throughout the world.
“This agreement, similar to the one signed earlier this year with Sabre, will also expand our online distribution network thus offering the potential 8,000 properties worldwide that are represented via our reseller agreements with PMS companies, and our other customers, the greatest visibility ever,” stated Gleason.
Based on its best-of-breed strategy for building online travel, tourism and hospitality technology solutions, Newtrade has already signed agreements with major GDS companies as well as travel technology providers and expects to sign other agreements to expand its network. In addition to increasing their online presence, hotels using Newtrade`s currently benefit from many technological innovations such as seamless connectivity to reservation and inventory management systems, automation and delivery of the most adaptable and flexible e-channel management and distribution solutions.