Travel commerce platform, Travelport, recently extended its partnership with Turkey-based online travel agency (OTA), IATI Travel.
The freshly inked multi-year agreement grants IATI Travel access to global travel provider content and industry leading technology. Travelport will support the company’s operations, while extending the geographical reach of the partnership to include Germany, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.
President and managing director – Europe, Africa, Middle East and South Asia, Travelport, Rabih Saab declared: “We are delighted to support the fastest growing OTA in Turkey as it continues its global expansion. Our partnership with IATI has flourished since 2012 and we are looking to further power its success and expansion across new territories.”
IATI Travel’s high performance is facilitated by Travelport Universal API (uAPI) technology, which aggregates the most comprehensive content from multiple sources, including national and low-cost carriers, branded fares and ancillary services, as well as accommodation, rail and car rentals. This provides IATI Travel with access to both unrivalled content and functionality through a single connection.
Chairman of the Board, IATI, Levent Aydın remarked: “We are impressed by Travelport’s customer-driven solution which provides highly efficient tools for our agents. We are pleased to have Travelport as our preferred technology partner and have great confidence in its extensive reach and expertise, so we can further focus on expanding our business across the globe.”