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|April 19, 2013
Amadeus Announces The Findings Of Its Second Asia Pacific Hotel Distribution Survey
Amadeus has announced the findings of its second Asia Pacific hotel distribution survey that highlights how cross-selling add-on services are key to ensuring travel agents attract and retain customers who are pre-booking hotel rooms. The survey found that airport transfers and sightseeing tours represent the biggest cross-selling opportunities, with travel agents increasingly offering to help travellers rent cars, purchase concert tickets, make dinner reservations, and even buy metro passes. ...
|April 18, 2013
Premier Inn India Increases Online Bookings To Over 20% With Ratetiger
Leading mid-market hotel group Premier Inn India has found the ideal way to manage its online room distribution. The group has been making big gains in the online travel space in the past 24 months by using the popular RateTiger hotel channel manager. With the growth in online bookings, Premier Inn India felt the need to upgrade from the web-based SimpleDistribution channel manager to the more sophisticated RateTiger RTSuite to better manage different aspects of distribution to maximize onli...
|April 04, 2013
UNICEF, Amadeus Partner To Improve Children's Lives Together With The Travel Industry & Travellers
Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, and UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund, have come together to help shape a better future for the world's most vulnerable children. The partnership will enable travel providers and sellers to raise funds for UNICEF by giving their customers the opportunity to make a micro donation when paying for travel online. "This joint initiative represents an innovative model to drive donations. The technology solution that Amad...
|March 12, 2013
Hotels.com Launches Dedicated Windows 8 app
Hotels.com has launched two new apps for Windows 8, an iteration of its highly successful app specifically designed for mobile and another built specifically for Windows 8 tablet. The new apps enable customers using Windows 8 on-the-go to easily and quickly research, search and book hotel accommodation, as well as review reservations, read customer reviews and search for specific mobile only deals. Alongside this, Hotels.com customers can also: • Pin a page to their homepage at any point ...
|February 26, 2013
Abacus Delivers Solution To Help Agencies And Airlines
Abacus International, Asia Pacific's leading provider of travel solutions and services, today announced the launch of the first and only automated exchange solution for net fares. Net fares are an increasing component of Asian airlines distribution strategies with key Asian travel markets now issuing between 40 and 60 per cent of all tickets via net (non-published via ATPCO) fares. Currently, all Abacus-connected travel agents benefit from access to the most extensive net fare content in ...
|February 20, 2013
eRevMax Adds Sales Managers For RateTiger In Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and Thailand
eRevMax has recruited additional sales managers worldwide to support the growing demand for RateTiger products in the Middle East, South Africa, Latin America and Thailand while also developing existing marketplaces for greater market penetration. Following a year of significant growth for the company, eRevMax is expanding its consultative sales team to meet the diverse requirements of hotels in each region. This expansion will also support the company's service delivery to its growing base ...
|February 06, 2013
Abacus International Partners With Firefly, A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines
Abacus International, Asia Pacific's leading revenue partner for airlines today announced a new partnership with Firefly, a wholly owned subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines. This partnership will bring more content to all Abacus-connected travel agents in February as they will have real-time access to all of Firefly's flight schedules and fares, while allowing Firefly to leverage Abacus' extensive network to reach out to their consumers and boost their presence throughout the region. Firefly i...
|January 29, 2013
Amadeus-Commissioned Study Unveils Travel Effects To Shape The Future Of Travel In Asia Pacific
A major new pan Asia Pacific study released today, 'Shaping the future of travel in Asia Pacific: The big FOUR travel effects' outlines four key themes that will drive significant change in the Asia Pacific travel ecosystem over the period to 2030. Commissioned by Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, the report points to the geopolitical, social and technological changes that will have a fundamental effect on Asia Pacific, and details the implications for travell...
|January 28, 2013
Travelport Signs New Agreement With Scoot, Singapore Airlines' Budget Arm
Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, today announces a new agreement with Scoot, Singapore Airlines' budget arm that offers low-cost, no frills airfares from Singapore to eight cities in China, Australia, Japan, Taiwan and Thailand. Both companies have undertaken a seamless integration of Scoot's content onto Travelport's GDS platform. Effective immediately, this agreement enables Travelport-connected agents worldwide access to Scoot's inventories on Gal...
|January 03, 2013
Abacus Seals Exclusive Partnership With Regent Airways
Abacus International has announced an exclusive two-year partnership with Regent Airways, the second largest airline in Bangladesh, which will see their content being distributed to Abacus-connected agents across all markets under the terms of the agreement. Abacus is the first distribution partner to work with Regent Airways, and the exclusive agreement will enable the airline to leverage Abacus' extensive network in order to reach out effectively to their consumers and boost their presence ...
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