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Riya Travel Expands Retailing Capabilities with NDC

(20 July 2021) Riya Travel, one of Indias largest retail agencies, has expanded its retailing capabilities with NDC.

Thanks to a strengthened partnership with Amadeus, Riya Travel can access content via NDC within the Amadeus Travel Platform.

With air, as well as hotel, car and rail content in one display for easy comparison, agents benefit from integrated end-to-end technology across their business.

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GMJ Thampy, CMD, Riya Group, said, Amadeus has been a long-term partner as we have been working towards driving innovation in travel technology in India. With the second wave of COVID19 dissipating in India, this is the right time to partner with Amadeus to roll out content via NDC for our clients. NDC will help us offer real time content from airlines with just a click. Amadeus has been at the forefront of next-generation technology solutions, including the deployment of NDC; partnering with it is a natural extension of our relationship.

For the last 40 years, Riya has been at the forefront of introducing new technologies and products to its travel partners. Its B2B travel portal Riya Connect empowers agents across USA, Canada and India to seamlessly make travel bookings for their customers. It also provides travel partners with content including promotional fares and access to book additional services such as baggage, seat upgrades, fast track assistance, and other airport and in-flight comforts.

Riya Travel is laying the foundation for modern retailing by implementing NDC. With the NDC standard reaching the level of maturity needed for global industrialization, its the right time to take advantage of the opportunities NDC is bringing. As an industry, weve made huge progress on NDC since its inception and we are pleased to be working with Riya Travel by supporting its customers to shop, book and buy seamlessly, said Ramona Bowongprasert, Senior Vice President, Retail Travel, Asia Pacific, Amadeus.

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