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Travelport signs agreement with MyFlightSearch

Posted by Phil Davies on
Travelport signs agreement with MyFlightSearch

One of the fastest growing online travel agencies in the US has signed a long-term content and technology deal with Travelport.

The agreement is focused on expanding Las Vegas-based MyFlightSearch’s position in the fast growing online travel industry.

OTAs in the US, like MyFlightSearch, now have 39% of the digital travel market, with $71.6 billion in online gross bookings, according to latest Phocuswright research.

The OTA online US travel market share is projected to continue to grow, reaching 40% by 2020, with an estimated $81.5 billion in online gross bookings.

MyFlightSearch chief executive, Senthil Kumar Ramaraj, said: “We are extremely happy to partner with an innovative travel technology company like Travelport.

“Our decision was based on the unique combination of strengths and the values Travelport shared with MyFlightSearch.

“With Travelport’s aggressive commitment to working with OTAs like us, blended with our technology and customer centric values, we aim to make the entire booking experience of our customers effortless.”

The travel commerce firm’s US vice president and general manager Erika Moore added: “MyFlightSearch is recognised for their innovative technology and their dedicated team, and we are excited they have chosen to add Travelport’s industry-leading technology and content as an integral part of their long-term growth strategy.”

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