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LANGLEY UK, October 18, 2022 – Travelport, a global technology company that powers travel bookings for hundreds of thousands of travel suppliers worldwide, and DidaTravel, a tech-driven integrated travel service provider announced today that they have reached a multi-year content agreement that enables modern travel retailing to support DidaTravel’s latest strategic business expansion into flight sales.
DidaTravel has launched its B2B flight booking Global Distribution System (GDS) portal recently that enables its 23,000 B2B buyers across the globe to be able to access flights from 500 plus airlines to fly to more than 20,000 destinations globally. Travelport is the first GDS partner of DidaTravel, and as part of the agreement, will provide access to airline content via Travelport+, Travelport’s next-generation travel retailing platform.
Rikin Wu, DidaTravel’s Founder and CEO comments: “We have chosen Travelport as our first GDS partner because Travelport has demonstrated its values and ability to deliver a complete end-to-end solution that addresses our business expansion needs. We believe that Travelport+ will assist us in strengthening our travel retailing products and better serving our B2B clients after a couple of challenging years for the travel industry.”
Travelport will work closely with DidaTravel to integrate and distribute its portal’s content on a global scale, as well as provide an excellent modern travel retailing experience through this new multi-year agreement.
Huiwan Chua, Head of Agency Sales, Asia Pacific (APAC) at Travelport, says: “We are very pleased to reach this multi-year agreement with DidaTravel. This marks an exciting beginning of a partnership to deliver more values to travelers all over the world. We look forward to working closely and sharing insights with DidaTravel. We are dedicated to increasing value for our partners and ensuring that travelers have access to a range of content that is as comprehensive and competitive as possible.”
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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 London, United Kingdom and operating in more than 180 countries around the world, Travelport is focused on driving innovation that simplifies the complex travel ecosystem.
DidaTravel is a tech-driven integrated travel service provider that was founded in 2012, trusted by 23,000+ B2B clients worldwide, with one-stop platform and API to provide more than 700,000+ hotels and 500+ Airlines at 20,000 destinations.
The company is headquartered in Shenzhen, China and has over 300 staff in 8 offices globally. Prior to the pandemic, in 2019 DidaTravel sold hotel bookings in the China & APAC region worth over $700 million.