Distribution service provider Travelport has today signed a long term GDS agreement with online travel agency Orbitz Worldwide.
The deal is an update on the original agreement signed in 2007.
Orbitz operates numerous travel brands including Orbitz.com, Cheaptickets.com, ebookers and HotelClub.com. It also provides managed on-line business travel.
Travelport said the agreement will enable Orbitz to access a wider range of travel content, which includes improved descriptive information on airline products, airline fares, ancillary products and a broader range of hotel content.
“Travelport has been an important partner for Orbitz and we are pleased that they will continue to play a key role in our technology and travel management needs through this multi-year agreement,” said Chris Orton, chief operating officer, Orbitz Worldwide.
“As we work to keep our online sites the best places to buy travel, we will use Travelport’s new solutions for the changing airline marketplace,” he said.