Travelport launches new XML solution with Movida to enhance car rental offering

Movida is the first car rental supplier to go live with Travelport’s XML solution.

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Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has launched a new next-generation XML connection solution for its car rental customers and, Movida, one of the largest car rental companies in Brazil, is the first supplier to go live with this innovative new offering. This news means that all Travelport-connected travel agencies across the world can now access additional car content via the Travel Commerce Platform.

Movida began trading in 2006 and Movida Rent a Car has the youngest fleet in Brazil with stores in major cities and airports across the country. Movida Rent a Car is part of Movida Holdings which was established in 2015 to administer the Rent a Car and management as well as outsourcing light vehicle fleet operations.

Travelport has launched this new solution to enable car rental companies to distribute their content across Travelport’s platform using modern XML technology, in addition to the ways they can already connect. The solution creates a more cost effective and efficient way to connect and is a fundamental part of Travelport’s strategy to provide its travel suppliers with next-generation merchandising and rich content capabilities. This means that travel suppliers can better market and provide value proposition to travel agents around the world.

Niklas Andreen, SVP and Managing Director for Hospitality at Travelport, added: “We are pleased to have partnered with Movida, one of the largest car suppliers in Brazil, to launch our new XML car rental solution. We see Latin America as a big growth region for us and Brazil is a strategically important country within it. This new agreement with Movida is therefore a big step forward for our business. This is also great news for travel agents across the globe who can expect extra car rental content via Travelport.”

– See more at: https://www.travelport.com/company/media-center/press-releases/2016-05-25/travelport-launches-new-xml-solution-movida-enhance#sthash.Jiuy84EE.dpuf

About Travelport

Travelport is a Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment, mobile and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry.  With a presence in approximately 180 countries, over 3,700 employees, and an additional 1,200 employees at IGT Solutions Private Ltd who provide us with application development services, our 2015 net revenue was over $2.2 billion.

Travelport is comprised of:

  • A Travel Commerce Platform through which it facilitates travel commerce by connecting the world’s leading travel providers with online and offline travel buyers in a proprietary business-to-business (B2B) travel marketplace.  Travelport has a leadership position in airline merchandising, hotel content and rate distribution, mobile travel commerce and a pioneering B2B payment solution that addresses the needs of travel intermediaries to efficiently and securely settle travel transactions.
  • Technology Services through which it provides critical IT services to airlines, such as shopping, ticketing, departure control and other solutions, enabling them to focus on their core business competencies and reduce costs.

Travelport is headquartered in Langley, U.K.  The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trades under the symbol “TVPT”.

– See more at: https://www.travelport.com/company/media-center/press-releases/2016-05-25/travelport-launches-new-xml-solution-movida-enhance#sthash.Jiuy84EE.dpuf

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