Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, today announces that it has signed a new long-term agreement with Maritime Travel, a top Canadian leisure and corporate travel management company recognsed as a Platinum Club member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 15 consecutive years.
The new agreement builds on a 25-year relationship between the two companies and will see Travelport providing technology solutions to support Maritime Travel’s achievement of agency growth, new leisure and corporate business, improved efficiency and an enhanced service offering that meets the evolving needs of its travellers.
The agreement provides Maritime Travel and its 108 locations across Canada with several strategic Travelport solutions including:
* Travelport Agencia™ the only GDS travel agency desktop tool that enables Canadian agents to book all Air Canada content alongside WestJet, Porter Airlines and over 200 additional carriers in an efficient and streamlined manner;
* Industry leading e-Pricing™, to ensure travellers have the most advanced tools for shopping low fares; and
* Galileo Web Services, an Application Program Interface (API) that enables customers to build an interface such as a website, connected to the Travelport Global Distribution Services (‘GDS’) and easily integrate Travelport travel content with their own systems.
According to Maurita Baker, country manager, Canada, “Travelport is delighted to partner with Maritime Travel. We are especially pleased to provide Maritime Travel with our web-based application Travelport Agencia™. The integration of Air Canada’s content alongside other GDS content into a single screen provides Maritime Travel agents the ability to quickly and easily offer their customers the broadest travel choices.”
“Travelport has consistently provided us with outstanding service and products over the past 25 years,” said Gary Gaudry, president, Maritime Travel. I am confident that Travelport’s technology and expertise will continue to support us in delivering the best possible service and travel content to our corporate and leisure travel customers in the most efficient manner possible.”