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TRAVELfusion Launches XML Booking Engine for Low Cost Airlines

has announced the launch of the first XML booking engine that manages bookings on over 50 low cost airlines web sites & reservation systems. TRIPplanner (patent pending) is the leading web based travel distribution system for direct connections to airlines, rail, hotel, ferry and local transport and travel suppliers. TRIPplanner XML, provides an end-to-end solution for booking low cost airlines via standard XML protocols. The system is ideal for travel management companies (TMCs), online agencies, dynamic packages functionality, tour operators, short break packages, car rental sites/services and hotel/accommodation & destination services.

TRIPplanner XML is the only system designed around location based trip planning intelligence with web services architecture. Together with its state of the art automated Direct Connect integration and booking engines, it offers the most comprehensive solution for booking of low cost airlines. With one simple interface and web services support, customers can benefit from a cost effective integration that gives them all the functionality and support they need to perform searching, booking and data reporting of their low cost bookings.

“TRIPplanner XML is changing the distribution landscape. Customers can manage and seamlessly integrate low cost airlines (Direct Connect) into their online and offline applications and processes” Says Moshe Rafiah, CEO of TRAVELfusion. “We now deliver not only great functionality, unrivalled reliability and proven track record, but a simple XML interface and maximum flexibility for our customers.