Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), announces that the global travel agency, TravelStore, has returned as its customer after six years and has signed a new, multi-year agreement for its business in Portugal, Spain, Angola and Mozambique. TravelStore has recognized the significant investment Travelport has made in its Travel Commerce Platform, adding extensive new content and introducing new, customer-centric products and technologies.
Established in 2000, TravelStore is an award-winning travel agency offering both leisure and business travel solutions; it is also a representative for American Express’ travel management business in Portugal, Angola and Mozambique.
This new deal means that TravelStore will use Travelport’s award-winning agency point of sale solution, Travelport Smartpoint, to provide it with access to unrivalled travel content, including branded fares and ancillaries from the world’s leading low cost and national carriers, as well as access to over 650,000 individual hotel properties in what is believed to be the largest hotel property inventory of any B2B travel distribution business in the world.
Frédéric Frère, TravelStore Group Leader, commented: “We believe that this new agreement with Travelport will support TravelStore’s future business development and we look forward to fully utilizing the comprehensive travel content that its systems provide.”
Antonio Loureiro, Travelport’s Country Manager for Portugal and Spain, said: “We are pleased to be welcoming TravelStore back to Travelport. TravelStore is a highly successful global travel agency and is well thought of in the countries in which it operates for its customer-focused travel services. This deal very much reinforces Travelport’s platform for growth and our vision to redefine travel commerce.”