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Travelport designated primary technology partner by A & I Travel Service

Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, today announces a long term renewal with Memphis-based A & I Travel Service, an affiliate member of BCD Travel, the third-largest corporate travel management company worldwide.  Under the terms of the agreement, Travelport will continue to serve as A & I Travel’s primary travel technology partner and provide access to travel content including air, hotel, car rental and cruise lines via its Worldspan platform.

The agreement also provides A & I Travel Service with several industry leading solutions including:
• Travelport e-Pricing™, to ensure travelers have the most advanced tools for shopping low fares; and
• Travelport Rapid Reprice™, an automated ticket repricing product.

Rebecca Martin, president, A & I Travel said, “A & I Travel has a great long-standing relationship with Travelport for many reasons, not the least of which is Worldspan’s open and extensive scripting platform.  We customize scripts for each client we serve and each process we perform.  Worldspan’s unique scripting platform gives us the ability to respond quickly to client-specific needs, increase productivity and efficiency with specific quality control and file finishing routines at the point of sell, and deliver additional value to both external and internal customers on many different levels.”

Scott Hyden, vice president, Sales, Travelport, said, “This renewal demonstrates A&I’s confidence in Travelport’s innovative technology, extensive content and support infrastructure.  We look forward to carrying on our long-standing partnership, providing industry-leading technology solutions that will help them continue to grow and succeed.”