Ancillary product merchandising specialist GuestLogix has announced its subsidiary, OpenJaw Technologies, has added Vayant to its preferred supplier programme.
Already an OpenJaw strategic partner, the new relationship will see future t-Retail Platform releases, from OpenJaw, shipped with an optimised connection to the Vayant OneSearch fares pricing and shopping engine – for time-to-market efficiencies.
The t-Retail Platform is currently live and fully integrated with Vayant’s core OneSearch technology for faster flight search with calendar display for a joint customer.
The integration enables loyalty customers to use independent calendar flight shopping, reducing the time it takes to search for and find relevant flight offers.
Vayant has recently expanded its core to include re-pricing capabilities, which accelerate alterations to ticketing and automates key aspects of the reissue, revalidation, cancellation and refund processes.
“GuestLogix continues to forge strong relationships with providers in the ecosystem, so our customers benefit from best-practice strategies for the retailing of all travel products,” said Brett Proud, president and chief executive of GuestLogix.
“As such, it is with great pleasure that we announce the extension of our Preferred Supplier Programme to include Vayant.”
Eric Dumas, chief executive at Vayant Travel Technologies, added: “Given the proven success of our flight search engine to provide complex calendar search functionality within the t-Retail Platform, we are delighted to take the relationship one step further by becoming a member of the GuestLogix OpenJaw Preferred Supplier programme.”
Kieron Branagan, managing director of OpenJaw Technologies, said: “In the fast-paced area of e-commerce, speed and agility is paramount and this new alignment under the Preferred Supplier Programme will afford our customers considerable advantages around speed of delivery.”