eDreams ODIGEO expands Travelport strategic technology partnership

eDreams ODIGEO expands Travelport strategic technology partnership

Deal includes developing NDC capabilities with unique retail features

World’s largest travel subscription platform eDreams ODIGEO and GDS and techology provider Travelport have announced the expansion of its strategic technology partnership. 

The agreement will be to co-develop the most advanced NDC platform in the marketplace and will feature "unique" retail functionalities, a suite of ancillaries, and "unmatched" post-booking features. 

As part of the expanded agreement, Travelport will continue to support eDreams ODIGEO’s travel retailing platform for its brands eDreams, Opodo, GO Voyages and Travellink.

Javier Bellido, air content strategies director of eDreams ODIGEO, said: “We are thrilled to expand our strategic partnership with Travelport. Our collaboration has been instrumental in enhancing the travel retailing experience for the 20 million customers who choose our leading travel agency brands. 

As we embark on this new phase with expanded features, including New Distribution Capability (NDC) content, we are excited about the opportunities we have with Travelport ahead. 

We look forward to continuing to innovate alongside Travelport and deliver exceptional travel experiences to our global customer base.”

Jason Toothman, chief commercial officer – agency of Travelport, said: “The expansion of our partnership with eDreams ODIGEO is a testimony to the strength of our NDC roadmap and our industry-leading technology. 

"We’re honored to be selected as one of eDreams ODIGEO’s key partners after a robust comparison to other global technology providers. Having the confidence from one of the world’s leading online travel agencies (OTAs) is validation of our laser-focus on innovation and breadth of choice.”