Travelport has entered into a new exclusive partnership agreement to provide travel commerce services for Radius Travel, a leading global travel management company with member agencies operating in more than 80 countries.
The 70 members of the Radius Travel network - including agencies such as Cox & Kings, Ctrip, and Portman Travel - are among the leading regional travel management companies in their respective areas of the world.
As part of the agreement, Travelport and Radius will work together to accelerate mutual sales growth and deliver innovative solutions for the global corporate travel market.
“The decision by Radius to enter into this exclusive partnership with Travelport strategically positions both parties to expand global business together, and to provide our mutual corporate customers with advanced and unique solutions, through the Travelport Smartpoint desktop and Travelport Universal API,” said Sandra McLeod, Travelport global vice president for global accounts and corporate sales.
As part of the new agreement with Travelport, Radius Travel members will have access to Travelport’s unrivalled travel commerce solutions, including Travelport Smartpoint, the productivity tool that is redefining the selling experience by providing customers with the travel choices and high levels of service they expect; Travelport’s merchandising capabilities featuring Travelport Rich Content and Branding for branded fares and ancillaries; and Universal API (application programming interface), the industry’s first truly universal API.
“This expanded partnership allows Radius and our member agencies to get the most out of Travelport’s innovative products and services.
“We’re committed to providing our clients with the richest content and highest level of service possible.
“With Travelport as our global partner, combined with our members’ unparalleled access to the best local technology, we’re very confident in our ability to do so,” said Shannon Hyland, president and chief executive officer of Radius Travel.