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|July 19, 2013|
Travelport Lifts Hong Kong Presence With New Headquarters
|Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, celebrated the successful relocation of its new Hong Kong headquarters last night, hosting a grand opening party with approximately 100 VIPs, partners and customers in attendance. |
The new office is located in the Kwun Tung, one of the largest administrative districts in Hong Kong, and sits above the famous APM shopping centre covering 8 retail levels with direct, air-conditioned pedestrian access to the Kwun Tung MTR Station. The new headquarters is bigger than before with a 30% increase in capacity compared to the previous space to make room for Travelport's growing Hong Kong-based team which consists of both local and regional experts across key business functions. Brand new training facilities is also set to improve learning experiences for travel agency customers when they attend Travelport hosted seminars.
Patrick Andres, Vice President and Regional Managing Director Asia-Pacific at Travelport, says, "Hong Kong is one of Travelport's key regions in the Asia Pacific. Our growing team of engaged, motivated and customer-focused individuals will continue to provide exceptional service to our Galileo and Worldspan customers. We will also continue to work closely with and support our valued long-term partner, TicTas, who have been managing Travelport's Worldspan GDS in Hong Kong since 2003."
Travelport has been operating in Hong Kong for more than 20 years. The new headquarters is equipped to provide a better working environment for its Hong Kong-based team, currently with more than 50 employees.