P&O Business Travel Selects Agentware

P&O Business Travel
announced their selection of
, a leader in Internet based travel technologies, to utilize
their latest release of Travel Console(tm) to search web fares for P&O Business
Travel`s client base. 
P&O Business Travel plans on placing the Travel
Console(tm) on the desktop of its travel consultants to complement fares
found through traditional distribution channels.  Implementation of the
Travel Console is to take place immediately, which means P&O Business
Travel customers will be provided with a much broader choice of fares than
previously.  P&O Business Travel operates 12 locations in the UK and 165

“P&O Business Travel is dedicated to finding the best fares for our
customers, regardless of where that information may be found,” states
Keith Haynes, Sales & Marketing Director of P&O Business Travel.  “P&O is the
only travel agency in the UK or Europe with the capability of searching more
than 65 different Internet based inventory sources for clients in real-time.

Our clients will benefit accordingly by knowing that they instantly
receive the cheapest fare be it located on a low cost carrier, full service
airline, direct sell website (e.g. Expedia/ Opodo) our own consolidator fare database, or a third party consolidator.”

Haynes continues “We are really excited about Travel Console as it ensures
that the modern day Travel Management Company will add value and save time
for our clients who demand “best price” inventory. Consider how long it would take anyone to hit 65+ websites let alone simultaneously!”


Similar search engines for Hotel and Car hire inventory are planned
“P&O Travel has built a substantial business by providing excellent
service to customers,” states Les Ottolenghi, Co-Founder and CEO of AgentWare. “To
have P&O Business Travel as a client proves that web fares are truly an
international phenomenon, and that AgentWare has the best solution for
travel agents, no matter where they might be.”
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