Travelport completes renewed deal with Schipol Travel International
The multi-year renewal sees the corporate agent deploy Travelport+, The GDS’ next-gen platform developed to offer a “simplified, capability-rich, marketplace for travel retailing”.
Daan Lenderink, managing director of Schiphol Travel International, said: “The Travelport+ platform is an important element in the expansion of our travel management business and complements our existing implementation of Travelport’s leading technology.
“Our modernized and strategic agreement with Travelport will facilitate effortless NDC connections to guarantee our customers a five-star travel retail experience with even more choice, greater levels of personalization, and enriched travel content.”
The adoption of Travelport+ will provide Schiphol Travel International with access to a broader supply of travel content and modern retail solutions, including the ability to manage and book aggregated NDC [New Distribution Capability] content.
The travel management company specialises in providing professional services to medium and large multinationals was voted Travel Management Company of the Year by Business Travel and Mobility Club in both 2017 and 2018.
Alistair Rodger, group vice president of agency sales for Europe at Travelport, said: “This multi-year renewal is a testament to our long-established partnership with Schiphol Travel International and will ensure we continue to improve pain points and generate value from every trip.
“The evolution of the tools and agency capabilities that Travelport+ provides, such as simplified access to multi-source content including NDC, will streamline complex servicing processes and provide Schiphol Travel’s customers with a modern, digital-first travel experience.”