Solarnet Joins Forces with to Provide Multi GDS Access for Net Fare Bookings

9th Apr 2002
, a specialist in air consolidator net fare Internet distribution and booking solutions for the travel industry, and SolarNet
(SCS Solars Computing Systems Inc.; CDNX: SCS and OTC.US: SCSIF), a leading provider of business-to-business information management and electronic distribution solutions for the travel industry, have announced the integration of net fare search and browse air reservation module with SolarNet?fs multi-GDS distribution solution. 
The alliance brings over 450,000 retail travel agents worldwide desktop access to the world?fs largest inventory of domestic and international net fares. and SolarNet will share revenues derived from distribution and transaction fees. has over 35 participating consolidators in the Canadian market.  The company?fs search, browse and book solution has grown internationally to become one of the largest, travel agent only, net fare content systems available on the Internet, currently doing thousands of bookings weekly.

“SolarNet?fs increasing travel agency customer base allows our air consolidator partners to rapidly expand their distribution,?h said Naman Budhdeo, CEO of  ?gSolarnet makes a great venue for displaying consolidator fares, giving the travel agent a complete view of the market for inventory, availability and pricing information.?h

SolarNet?fs multi-GDS net fare management and distribution solution offers travel agents worldwide instant access -free of charge- to the net fare inventories of participating consolidators to check seat availability, view fare rules, complete an online booking, and receive a confirmation. 

“The relationship with is significant for two reasons,?h stated Andrew O?fLeary
, President of SolarNet.  ?gFirst, Solarnet is enhanced with broader content and a comprehensive multi-GDS net fare search and book tool for travel agents.  Secondly, the relationship brings virtually the entire Canadian net fare marketplace to SolarNet, and supports our core strategy of growing our business by establishing mutually beneficial alliances with corporations that are dominant in a specific region or sector.?h

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