Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, has announced the launch of a new Corporate Booking Tool (CBT) for Corporations and business travel agents in Russia. The new product, TripGate™, has been developed by a leading Polish travel technology company – TravelTech – together with Travelport and brings a number of new capabilities to the Russian travel industry for the first time.
TripGate has been specifically developed to offer an online, flexible and affordable solution that will now make CBTs accessible for a wide range of corporations. This is the first CBT that is available in Russian language that is backed by a vast array of local and global content and business travel expertise from Travelport.
“We have set out to revolutionise the way travel is booked by corporations in Russia and with the launch of TripGate, early feedback is that we have done just that,” said Marcin Pilarski, Managing Director Eastern Europe, Travelport. “We are confident corporations across the country will see this product as a great opportunity to gain more control over their travel booking leading to the optimisation of their travel budgets as well as enhancing travellers’ user experience”.
“As pilot customers for TripGate we have been very impressed with its ease of use and feel confident that this is the first CBT that truly meets the requirements of Eastern Europe,” added Olga Belioussenko, Executive Director, FCm Travel Solutions. “We now have a tool that has the right content, is in our language, and is backed up by Travelport’s proven, local support team.”
Commenting on the new partnership with Travelport, TravelTech’s President Marcin Lis said “By combining our expertise in online booking tools with Travelport’s global content and local presence, we are sure that TripGate will make a hugely positive impact for corporations in Russia.”