Uniglobe Skylink Travel & Tours extends Travelport deal

27th Jun 2013
Uniglobe Skylink Travel & Tours extends Travelport deal

Travelport has announced the renewal of its 15-year partnership with Uniglobe Skylink Travel & Tours, one of the most established corporate travel management companies in Tanzania, and in the East African region.

The new five-year contract is a testament to the confidence that UST&T has put in Travelport’s innovative product offering and unrivalled customer service, as the agency works towards its ambition of becoming “the leading and most dependant travel related Management company in Africa”.

Under the new agreement, UST&T will gain access to Travelport’s latest technology solutions including Agentivity – Travelport’s business intelligence suite for travel agents – and Travelport Mobile Agent, the unique mobile Global Distribution Systems (GDS) application that enables agents to gain full access to Travelport content from their iPad or iPhone device anytime, anywhere.

In line with its commitment to developing the online travel industry in the Middle East and Africa, Travelport will also continue to work closely with UST&T on the company’s web presence.

This includes provision of the right technology, back-office functions as well as the integration of the agency’s online booking system.

“Having worked with Travelport for 15 years now, we know that they have the right technology tools and support structure to meet all of our online and offline technology requirements,” said Moustafa Khataw, managing director, Uniglobe Skylink Travel & Tours.

“For an ambitious travel company such as ours, it is important that our technology partner shares the same vision and business approach, and we have found that in Travelport – they understand our business and can provide critical, hands-on support. We look forward to continuing our mutually beneficial relationship over the coming years.”


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