Travelport launches Smartpoint 6.0 travel agency selling platform upgrade

Travelport launches Smartpoint 6.0 travel agency selling platform upgrade

Travelport has released the latest version of its Smartpoint agency selling platform, offering greater rich content and access to airline fares.

Smartpoint 6.0 is available as a download to the desktop app or as an automated upgrade.

Travelport said it provides agents with “further capabilities to advise their customers about the entire range of products, optional services and offers available from the airlines that Travelport distributes”.

Users will be able to access airline branded fares and ancillaries at the availability, fare quote and fare shop stages of the booking process, Travelport said.

The upgrade has been designed to provide the traveller with a greater range of options to help them tailor their travel requirements more specifically to their requirements.

Other enhancements include reducing the number of clicks required to access important information and the ability for agents to book and pay for low-cost carriers using debit cards in addition to credit cards within the same booking workflow.

Jason Clarke, Travelport’s senior vice-president and managing director for agency commerce said:

“We are constantly looking at ways to improve our already ground-breaking and innovative point-of-sale solution Travelport Smartpoint.

“We are also listening to our travel agency customers to find out exactly what they want from our products and systems. This latest version allows travel agents to sell more effectively and efficiently, increase revenues and grow their businesses.

“We have received extremely positive feedback from the agents who have been testing this for us and we are excited to be rolling it out so all of our customers can benefit.”

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