Six travel agencies in the Asia-Pacific region are to participate in regional testing and development of Travelport Universal Desktop.
The new contracts follow agency trials and positive feedback from global launch partner Flight Centre and UK beta test customer Global Travel Management.
Test partners in the Asia-Pacific region are:
– MP Travel (Australia)
– Orba Travel Brokers (Australia)
– Quotient Travel (Singapore)
– Serangoon Air Travel (Singapore)
– SkyJet (Hong Kong)
– Shalom (Hong Kong)
Travelport claims Universal Desktop represents the next generation in travel agency desktops, providing agents with an intuitive interface and access to multi-source content and pricing.
Asia Pacific president and managing director Simon Nowroz said: “Travelport Universal Desktop delivers our travel partners with a revolutionary new way to search and book travel.
“It reflects our ongoing investment in innovative technology and builds on our position as Asia-Pacific’s leading GDS.
“We are committed to ensuring Travelport meets customer needs in today’s marketplace, but also identifies the opportunities of tomorrow.”