With the growing trend of OTA – online travel agency, demand for flight suppliers has also seen north trend. IATA and NON IATA travel agents, all are looking for flight suppliers to integrate the web services in their web portals. While IATA is seeking the GDS systems like Amadeus, Travelport, Sabre, Non IATA agents are looking for third party flight APIs.
Travel agents, who have their own suppliers, can grow their business through their b2b and b2c travel portals. The amount of enormous access to worldwide content, everything exercised to just single point integration has redefined the global distribution system process for travel companies, travel agencies and end users. With API and XML of various travel suppliers, one can integrate its online booking system to global distribution system network & third party APIs and avail access to worldwide flights, low cost carriers, hotels, high speed rail providers, multi-source content from travel suppliers worldwide via single travel API. It also provides access to all the next generation travel technology of global distributors. Travel APIs have taken the travel industry to next level from the traditional booking process to one of the most sophisticated search & book process online by increasing its efforts, operations, efficiency and customer service. In fact the same should be the bottom line of your travel agency as well.
Flight API suppliers provide the access of desired travel content of flights, hotels, transfers, sightseeing including the availability, pricing, booking and confirmation. It provides the comparative data from multiple sources in order to best deals to your clients. From reducing the operational cost to maintaining the reputation of your enterprise, it plays key role in shaping your travel business.
PROVAB TECHNOSOFT integrates a wide range of GDS systems and APIs from major flight, hotels, transfers and cruise providers / suppliers & consolidators. We work with all the major travel consolidators and integrate following -
Top Flight Suppliers
GDS systems like Amadeus
Travelport / Galileo
Mobile usage & engagement in travel and tourism sector
Travel brands are expected to exploit location based travel technology such as beacons to track travellers throughout the journey. For example, airports can use digital engagement to provide appropriate content on the way, in the airport and post-travel to improve the customer experience. Travel software for IATA agents and OTA portals are focusing more on under experience, social media interface and and information from previous trips to anticipate their needs.