BCD Travel is moving to two global distribution system partners from three, focusing on Amadeus and Sabre while leaving out Travelport.
"We have a high regard for Travelport, but we’re confident that the direction we’ve taken is the right one for our business and our customers," according to a statement attributed to Thane Jackson, BCD Travel SVP of global supplier relations. "This decision is in line with our strategy to improve our agility, flexibility and responsiveness in a shifting environment."
According to Jackson, "streamlining" GDS technology will help BCD "simplify our operational, technical . . .