Travelport joins the One Global Community as our preferred Global Distribution System partner

Travelport, a global technology company that powers bookings for hundreds of thousands of travel suppliers worldwide, is One Global Travel’s preferred Global Distribution System (GDS) partner.

As the exclusive GDS provider to One Global – the international community of leading independent travel management companies (TMCs) formed by World Travel Inc. and Clarity Business Travel Management – Travelport will provide access to retail ready content and superior search, shop and servicing capabilities delivered through the Travelport+ platform.

One Global TMCs will also benefit from Travelport’s complete New Distribution Capability (NDC) solution, which empowers agents and travel managers to easily compare offers side-by-side and seamlessly service NDC bookings for their travellers.

Polly Smoothy, Global Supplier Partnership Manager at One Global Travel, said: “At One Global we are 100% committed to building trusted and transparent relationships with our suppliers that bring true value to our international community of TMC partners.

“Travelport is our exclusive GDS partner of choice to deliver a broad range of travel content and technology tools.”

And Paul Broughton, Director of Business Development, EMEA and APAC at Travelport, added: “Business travel expectations are changing drastically, and employees want the ability to book and manage their work trips quickly, easily and with more control.

“That is why we designed Travelport+ to help TMCs operate as modern retailers and give travellers more self-service options. Our partnership with One Global will drive modern retailing forward in the corporate travel sector, providing TMCs, their clients and business travellers with greater personalisation, more convenience and truly modern experiences.”

Travelport is a global technology company that powers bookings for hundreds of thousands of travel suppliers worldwide. Buyers and sellers of travel are connected by the company’s next generation marketplace, Travelport+, which simplifies how brands connect, upgrades how travel is sold, and enables modern digital retailing. Headquartered in the United Kingdom and operating in more than 165 countries around the world, Travelport is focused on driving innovation that simplifies the complex travel ecosystem.