Travelport reports unprecedented increases in fare shopping peaks in Jan-2018

    Travelport announced (02-Feb-2018) Jan-2018 was a record month for the company for fare shopping, with “unprecedented” increases in peak (one-day) shopping rate messages per second and in overall 24 hour message volumes. Travelport’s shopping results for Jan-2018 include:

    • 77% year-on-year increase in peak shopping rates and 79% increase in single-day message volume.
    • 169% two-year increase in peak shopping rates and 161% two-year increase in single-day message volume.

    Travelport also reported it processed 2.4 trillion shopping transactions during 2017 and priced six billion-plus unique itineraries every day.