Independent travel management company The Appointment Group has agreed a new multi-year deal with Travelport.
The firm will fully utilise the technology provider’s Travel Commerce Platform, gaining access to fares and ancillaries from airlines, hotels, car hire, rail and cruise companies
Travelport’s API will feed hotel content to the company’s MaJic system. Travelport will also provide the firm with its Smartpoint point of sale offering.
Ian Patterson, joint chief operating officer of The Appointment Group, said: “For over 25 years, TAG has been devoted to servicing the corporate travel demands of global organisations and bespoke luxury travel requirements for exclusive clientele.
“Our focus is on providing an exceptional service and we look forward to this new partnership with Travelport which allows us access to unrivalled travel content.
“This new deal will mean that we can offer a superior service to our customers and better meet the needs of our business.”
Travelport’s UK and Ireland managing director, Simon Ferguson, said: “Travelport recently awarded TAG with the Travelport innovation award, in association with the Guild of Travel Management Companies, following its creation of a global booking and reporting system called TAG Desktop and we are pleased to have agreed a new partnership with such a forward-thinking travel and event management company.
“We look forward to supporting TAG with its future innovations and developing a strong partnership for the future.”