Travel management company Portman has signed a new long-term deal with Travelport.
Portman will use Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform, utilising fares and ancillaries as well as its merchandising and desktop technology, including Travelport Smartpoint.
Travelport’s API will power Portman’s mobile tools and its new PortmanOne system – a global search engine for fares and rates.
Steve Allen, chief executive of Portman, said: “At Portman we offer made to measure value to our customers and this new agreement with Travelport will enable us to further enhance our services and value proposition with the access we now have to unrivalled air and hotel content.
“We are excited about this new partnership which will help us continue to put our customers at the heart of all that we do.”
Simon Ferguson, managing director UK and Ireland at Travelport, said: “We are thrilled to have agreed a new agreement with Portman, a leader in the travel sector for over 50 years.
“We have been impressed with the number of industry-leading innovations that Portman has put into practice and we look forward to supporting the company in the next phase of its development.”