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Worldspan Delivers Trip Itineraries Via Electronic Calendars and PDAs

Worldspan and Trondent Development Corp. today announced an agreement to integrate Trondent’s Infuzer electronic calendaring technology into My Trip and More, Worldspan’s innovative Web-based travel itinerary solution.
With enhanced Infuzer functionality, My Trip and More users can easily download personal itinerary data, including information on air, car, hotel and rail reservations, from the My Trip and More Web site onto an electronic calendar or personal digital assistant (PDA). Worldspan
now offers this enhancement free of charge to My Trip and More users worldwide.

My Trip and More provides travelers with secure, 24/7 Internet access to travel itineraries booked with a Worldspan travel agent, reducing the need for phone queries to agents and travel suppliers. In addition to a wide range of information on air, car, hotel, rail, cruise, and tour reservations, My Trip and More offers access to e-ticket information, flight status, weather, mapping, driving directions and hotel images. My Trip and More itineraries are available in multiple languages including Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish.

Infuzer from Trondent makes My Trip and More travel data more accessible than ever. Travelers simply click on the Infuzer icon and automatically copy itinerary dates and details from the My Trip and More site directly into their electronic calendar. When the download is complete, travelers can sync the itinerary onto their PDAs. Infuzer is compatible with all major calendaring products including ACT, Microsoft Outlook, Lotus Notes, Palm Desktop Date Book and Lotus Organizer.

“Electronic calendaring is a rapidly growing global market, with over 100 million users and an estimated 70 percent penetration rate within the business community,” said David Wood, Trondent CEO. “Enhancing My Trip and More with Infuzer offers a fast way for travelers to populate their calendars with itinerary and contact information, allowing them to more easily share this information with family and co-workers. At the same time, Infuzer helps travel agencies reduce costs and improve customer service by giving travelers itinerary information where and when they need it without extra phone calls to reservation centers.”

“The fast-growing community of My Trip and More users need fast, easy access to travel information, especially when they’re on the go and away from a computer. Trondent’s Infuzer technology provides travelers with a convenient means of staying on top of their travel plans worldwide via an electronic calendar,” commented Gianni Cataldo, vice president - Corporate, Consumer and Agency Solutions for Worldspan. “Through our partnership with Trondent, My Trip and More users can access and review itinerary information online or offline for more informed travel decisions.”


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