As part of the agreement, Kuoni will integrate the Travelport Universal API into areas of its business, as well as adopting Travelport Smartpoint App, the upgrade to the Galileo Desktop. The deal covers a number of countries in Europe and Asia, and as part of the agreement, the technology will be tailored for local requirements.
Stuart Walters, Kuoni’s Chief Information Officer, commented; “The fact that we have been working with Travelport for over 15 years is a clear sign of the huge value we see in them as a partner. We have been encouraged even further by the recent investment made by Travelport in its technology and it is these advancements, coupled with the continued strength in global content, that make them the right partner for us and our customers.”
Sandra McLeod, Travelport’s Senior Vice President of Global Accounts & Strategic Corporate Development, added; “Renewing our agreement with such an important tour operator is great news for Travelport and an endorsement of the crucial role we play in travel distribution. Kuoni has a long and impressive history, and we are pleased to continue to be their approved GDS provider and to support their ongoing business needs.”