The Olympics of air travel – new policies and technologies are helping facilitate religious Hajj traffic

Advanced flight bookings to airports around the holy city of Mecca ahead of this year’s Hajj have increased from Asia, Europe and Oceania, according to…..

Finding the right product on the travellers’ first search – Next Generation Storefront capability aims to deliver richer shopping experience

While price will always be a driver for any purchase, air travellers are increasingly looking for the itinerary that offers the best value, and with…..

A new era for Travelport – the now private business brings experience of how to best monetise its technology platforms with its new CEO hire

The recent transition of travel technology specialist Travelport into private ownership will not be the only major change at the company with news this week…..

Australians show consistency with their travel preferences as the UK, the US and China top the most popular winter long-haul markets for second successive year

There are no real surprises this winter with Australian outbound long-haul travel. New research from travel commerce platform Travelport has revealed that the United Kingdom…..

Privatisation will help drive and speed up innovation for Travelport – President & CEO Gordon Wilson shares his thoughts

At the end of May-2019, five-and-a-half months after it was first announced, travel technology specialist Travelport entered private ownership following the completion of its acquisition…..

Travelport’s spotlight on NDC around the world

Travelport Global Head of New Distribution Ian Heywood, often joins CAPA – Centre for Aviation at its global summits around the world to share his…..

Travelport and JAL combine to operate GDS tailored to the needs of the Japanese travel industry

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Travelport Worldwide will establish a new joint venture company to operate a Global Distribution System (GDS) tailored to the needs of…..

Australian travellers are embracing new technologies

Australian travellers are embracing new technology such as voice search and biometrics as part of modern travel. New research from the Travelport 2018 Global Digital…..

Mobile platforms ‘ideally placed to facilitate loyalty programmes’ for airlines, but wide variation in adoption means airlines need to adapt strategies

There is an increasing focus among technology providers on the mobile platform. This week, Travelport revealed that mobile devices are as vital for travel as…..

India remains home to the world’s most digitally-advanced travellers, says Travelport

India has been crowned champions for the second year in a row as the country with the most digitally-advanced travellers, says Travelport following the release…..

Travelport answers key NDC questions

IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) took a significant step forward recently after Travelport announced it had passed a significant milestone, performing a live booking of…..