Travelport this month announced enhancements including a self-service portal allowing travelers to manage their bookings. The portal was one reason longtime Travelport subscribers Christopherson Business Travel and Fox World Travel upgraded to the new Travelport+ platform. The pair also cited multisource content aggregation, new merchandizing capabilities and more automation for things like ticket exchanges.
Travelport announced the unified platform last year. It represents the company's plan to no longer operate the Apollo, Galileo and Worldspan global distribution systems independently; instead it would run one GDS core with new APIs and a single, cloud-based Smartpoint . . .