Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry - and Rickshaw Travel Group (Rickshaw Travels) - a major east African tour operator - have announced the continuation of their successful business relationship, with the signing of a three-and-a half year renewal contract.
The new deal will see Travelport continue to provide Rickshaw Travels - which now has eight direct sales offices in east Africa, London and Toronto - with its expertise and top of the range technology products and solutions including Travelport Smartpoint - the next generation booking tool, which has already gained great popularity among travel agents across the Middle East and Africa.
“Travelport has enjoyed a highly successful relationship with Rickshaw Travels for more than 10 years and the new contract rubberstamps Travelport’s ongoing investments in east Africa as a strategic priority region,” said Mark Meehan, Managing Director for Africa, Travelport. “Rickshaw Travels share our ambition of providing the best possible travel services and expertise to customers across east Africa and beyond, and we look forward to supporting their continued growth and success through our cutting edge technology solutions.”
“Travelport has consistently provided us with an outstanding service and products over the past 10 years and ensured that Rickshaw travel is always up to date on the latest developments,” said Prema Lalji, Chairperson, Rickshaw Travels Group. “I am confident that Travelport’s technology solutions and industry expertise will help us continue delivering the best possible service to our customers.”