- Category: Market
- Published on Tuesday, 04 June 2013 11:50
EH STAFF - New Delhi
InterGlobe Technology Quotient (ITQ), a strategic business unit of InterGlobe Enterprises has launched Travelport Rooms and More for the Indian market. The product offers smarter, more efficient and evolved booking services to travel agents. It is aimed at improving a travel agent’s productivity through the availability of a wide variety of hotel booking options in the hospitality domain. J B Singh, CEO, InterGlobe Technology Quotient said, “India is an extremely important evolved market for ITQ and and we see great business potential here. Internet penetration and easy access to information has empowered the consumers, they are now looking for quicker turnaround to book their flights and hotel rooms. Emerging trends such as these have helped sync the launch of Travelport Rooms and More in line with the need for technologies that allow travel agents to increase efficiency, save time and ensure accuracy in booking, thereby serving customers better.”
Travelport Rooms and More is a web-based (UI) hotel price comparison and booking engine. It serves as a one stop shop for travel agents to search, shop and book from a choice of more than 6,00,000 hotel properties with over a million offers available across these properties. Currently, the inventory accessible to both corporate and leisure travel agents in India stands at 90,000 properties across the world. Travelport Rooms and More offers travel agents a wider choice of accommodation and complete transparency while booking and engaging with customers; shopping, booking and managing reservations can be undertaken on a single platform, while also tracking and facilitating the receipt of the commission from a single source; saves time and simplifies the agent’s work through the use of a single, password protected sign-in; the booking engine combines meta-search technology that sources unparalleled hotel content from the world’s largest aggregators such as booking.com, Destination of The World, easybook, Fastbooking, Agoda and quickbeds.com.
It comes enhanced with hotel reviews, images and rental car content. Used in six languages across 70 countries Travelport Rooms and More can be used by all the travel agents, irrespective of the GDS they use.