Travelport has signed a new long-term deal with travel management company Portman.
The deal means Portman will be able to use Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform, utilising fares and ancillaries from the network, low cost carriers and more than 650,000 hotel properties.
The TMC will also take advantage of Travelport’s merchandising and desktop technology, including Smartpoint.
Travelport’s API will power Portman’s mobile tools and its new Portman One system, a global search engine which makes it quick and easy to find the best fares and rates.
Portman CEO Steve Allen 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.”
Travelport UK & Ireland managing director Simon Ferguson, 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.”
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