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Tue, 22 June 2021

eDreams ODIGEO Expands Airline Content with Travelport+

One of Europes largest online travel companies, eDreams ODIGEO, is to integrate Travelport+ within its system.

The agreement strengthens eDreams ODIGEOs travel content and will allow the company to strengthen its capabilities as a multi-GDS company.

This latest step to diversify and enhance the companys offer will allow it to provide more travel routes for customers, even more competitive prices, and increased flexibility and choice.

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.

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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 Travelports 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.

This agreement 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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