Singapore and Auckland, New Zealand, October 4, 2016–Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading travel commerce platform, has recently been honoured with two prestigious travel industry awards across the Asia-Pacific region – ‘Best GDS’ at the TTG Travel Awards 2016 for the 8 th consecutive year and ‘Best Technology Supplier’ at the Travel Agents Association of New Zealand’s (TAANZ) National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA) 2016.
Winners of the TTG Travel Awards are voted by the readers of TTG Travel Trade Publishing, which consists of travel industry executives across the Asia-Pacific region.
TAANZ NTIA is a prestigious award that aims to recognise companies and individuals who have made significant contributions to the New Zealand travel industry. Winners were judged by an esteemed panel of judges selected for their amplitude of experience and industry knowledge. This is the second time that Travelport has won the Best Technology Supplier award from TAANZ, the first time being in 2014.
Mark Meehan, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, Travelport, commented: “On behalf of Travelport and our Asia-Pacific team, we are thrilled to be honoured with both of these awards. I would like to personally thank all of our customers and partners across the region in recognising the value of our technology, innovation and service. These awards are a testament of our commitment in redefining travel commerce with our leading solutions such as Travelport Smartpoint, our industry-leading merchandising solutions as well as our offering in hotels, digital and payments. Thank you again for your on-going support.”
About Travelport (www.travelport.com)
Travelport is a Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment, mobile and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry. With a presence in approximately 180 countries, over 3,700 employees, and an additional 1,200 employees at IGT Solutions Private Ltd who provide us with application development services, our 2015 net revenue was over $2.2 billion.
Travelport is comprised of:
– A Travel Commerce Platform through which it facilitates travel commerce by connecting the world’s leading travel providers with online and offline travel buyers in a proprietary business-to-business (B2B) travel marketplace. Travelport has a leadership position in airline merchandising, hotel content and rate distribution, mobile travel commerce and a pioneering B2B payment solution that addresses the needs of travel intermediaries to efficiently and securely settle travel transactions.
– Technology Services through which it provides critical IT services to airlines, such as shopping, ticketing, departure control and other solutions, enabling them to focus on their core business competencies and reduce costs.
Travelport is headquartered in Langley, U.K. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trades under the symbol “TVPT”.
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