Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), the leading travel trading platform, announced the renewal of its successful partnership with BCD Travel. With this new agreement, Travelport Digital will continue to collaborate with BCD Travel’s TripSource digital travel engagement tool, making it the best option to manage all aspects of business travel. TripSource allows travelers to buy and book flights, hotels and cars and develop the next generation of self-service experience in corporate travel.
Since 2013, Travelport has been a key digital partner for BCD Travel, one of the largest TMCs in the world. As a trusted technology partner, Travelport Digital has collaborated with BCD Travel to develop the award-winning TripSource platform. The collaboration allowed BCD to quickly and expeditiously expand TripSource as a route management application to create a popular site for purchases, reservations, policy guidance and self-service travel management. TripSource offers a cutting-edge user experience that drives the best purchasing decisions, allows users to book and manage trips and helps travelers stay organized.
“We are delighted to continue our relationship with Travelport, who shares our mission to provide a global, digital, and adaptable experience for travelers.” Our alliance offers us immense value as we strive to lead the corporate travel industry towards innovation, which is It translates into tangible value for companies and a superior experience for its travelers, “said Will Pinnell, Vice President of Product Strategy at BCD Travel.
For its part, Jullie O’Sullivan, director of Travelport Digital, said: “As a key partner of the TripSource platform from its early stages, we are delighted to continue supporting its future growth with our technological solutions.” This renewal is another example of our commitment to allow our partners to continue providing the best digital experiences for the first global travelers with mobile devices. ”
According to the Travelport 2018 Global Digital Traveler Survey, conducted among 16,000 travelers from 25 countries, mobile devices remain crucial and travelers want a consolidated experience. They also want technology to continue to simplify and improve the travel experience. TripSource uses real-time messaging capabilities to provide travel updates such as flight delays, door changes, risk alerts and policy reminders, as well as company-specific information, which helps travelers have a fluent and well informed experience.
TripSource has approximately 1.5 million downloads and has an average app store rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.