Travelport has sealed its first ever global GDS agreement with long-term partner, Travel Counsellors.
The multi-year agreement will see Travel Counsellors upgrade to the latest version of the Travelport SmartPoint desktop system, which will be personalised for the company’s 1,250 agents. Travel Counsellors will also use Travelport Mobile Agent, enabling its agents to work from their smartphones.
“This is an exciting proposition for our Travel Counsellors. We are constantly looking at ways to improve and develop our Travel Counsellors’ businesses and Travelport offered technology solutions exactly tailored to our needs,” said Travel Counsellors’ managing director, Steve Byrne.
“The integration of Travelport into our in-house dynamic packaging system has enabled us to offer our Travel Counsellors the most advanced and comprehensive technology in the industry. Importantly, Travelport understands our business and we are delighted to continue our successful collaboration – this time on a global scale,” he added.
Headquartered in the UK, Travel Counsellors has expanded into Australia, South Africa, the Netherlands, Canada, Ireland and the UAE.