(22 Jun 2021)
One of Europe’s largest online travel companies,
eDreams ODIGEO, is to integrate Travelport+ within its system.
The agreement strengthens eDreams ODIGEO’s travel
content and will allow the company to strengthen its capabilities
as a multi-GDS company.
This latest step to diversify and enhance the
company’s offer will allow it to provide more travel routes for
customers, even more competitive prices, and increased flexibility
Overall, eDreams ODIGEO serves more
than 60 million user searches every day, resulting in more than 9
billion different itineraries that are generated by combining
travel options from over 660 airline carriers.
Travelport+’s microservices distribution
system will enable eDreams to access additional content
from airlines, as well as unique ancillaries and
airline fare families, meaning customers will receive some of the cheapest
fares for any existing flight, and the largest choice of unique
enhancements and additional services.
Javier Bellido, Air Content Strategies Director at
eDreams ODIGEO, said, “The addition of Travelport’s leading travel
retail system into our flight content platform is yet another
example of how the business is pivoting to strengthen its position
after the COVID19 pandemic. It is essential that businesses
really focus on meeting their customers needs in order to
facilitate a rapid recovery in the travel sector.
is testament to our commitment to putting the customers’
experience at the forefront of our innovations. As a multi-GDS
company, we are able to offer better connectivity and content
globally. We are looking forward to working alongside Travelport
to continue leading the transformation of the travel industry
through the latest technologies.”
The agreement sees two
travel-tech heavy weights join forces to drive innovation across
the industry. eDreams ODIGEO is a technology-led business with one
of the largest development teams in the European travel industry.
The business is transforming the online travel booking experience
with innovative products, it also boasts industry-leading
capabilities in machine-based learning.
Today, eDreams ODIGEO leverages its Artificial Intelligence capabilities to
generate over 45 billion daily predictions to
anticipate customer needs and travel demand.
Travelport+, in turn, represents a multi-year investment by Travelport to accelerate
industry innovation in multi-source content distribution, travel
retailing and value generation.
The combination of these leading technology
capabilities should result in increased competitiveness for both businesses.
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