Galileo and Gray Dawes Travel Reaffirm Partnership

Gray Dawes Travel, a top 20 UK corporate travel agency, has signed a new agreement with Galileo International, a leading provider of electronic global travel distribution services for the travel industry, which extends and strengthens their long standing relationship.  Galileo and Gray Dawes have worked together successfully
In addition to signing a new contract, Gray Dawes, which provides a number of Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) Top 100 customers with corporate travel services, will also deploy Galileo`s Focalpoint® 3.5 workstation software as its platform for automation.  Focalpoint 3.5 is Galileo’s primary technology solution that provides full TCP/IP connectivity.  This ready-to-go reservation, business management and support system combines the power of the Galileo® system with timesaving productivity enhancements, allowing customers to maximise productivity and efficiency.

“Following a comprehensive review of our distribution requirements, Gray Dawes firmly believes that Galileo continues to offer the most reliable and comprehensive range of innovative solutions and dedicated support in the UK market,?Esaid Ray Hopkins, managing director for Gray Dawes.  “Galileo has been providing highly effective automation to Gray Dawes for more than a decade and, with the recent renewal of our agreement, the relationship remains as strong as ever.?E

“In developing a suite of leading-edge solutions that support the travel agency community, Galileo is providing important clients such as Gray Dawes with the tools and technology to succeed in today’s travel industry,?Esaid Bryan Conway, vice president, country management North, for Galileo’s Europe, Middle East and Africa region.  “It is these solutions, combined with a high level of support and service, that has enabled Galileo and Gray Dawes to build a long-standing partnership.  We look forward to taking our relationship to even more fruitful levels of co-operation.?E

About Galileo International
Galileo International is a global technology leader.  Its core business is providing electronic global distribution services for the travel industry through its computerised reservation systems, leading-edge products and innovative Internet-based solutions.  Galileo is a value-added distributor of travel inventory dedicated to supporting its travel agency and corporate customers and, through them, expanding traveller choice.  A subsidiary of Cendant Corporation, Galileo is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, USA, and has offices worldwide.