(23 Jun 2021)
Travelport has began rolling out its new RESTful / JSON APIs
globally.
As half
of Travelport’s funding in its next-generation platform,
Travelport+, the brand new APIs are designed to
provide retailers a gateway to higher content material selections, the instruments to
tailor their retailing expertise, and the facility to significantly
enhance the effectivity of their operations.
“With our new APIs, we’ve expanded our trendy
retailing toolkit in order that companies upgrading to Travelport+ can
extra simply personalize the retailing expertise they supply to
their prospects,” mentioned Greg Webb, Chief Govt Officer at
Travelport. “The enhancements we’ve made with these enhanced
RESTful / JSON APIs will give journey retailers around the globe
simplified entry to dynamic retail-ready content material, from a number of
sources, throughout all of their factors of sale. And to make sure
companies can successfully function as trendy digital retailers, our
APIs will even ship the instruments to optimize storefronts, higher
interact prospects and handle journeys extra effectively.”

The brand new
APIs, which will also be used along with Travelport’s SOAP
/ XML APIs, drive as much as 68% quicker common transactions and a
quicker purchasing and reserving expertise for vacationers.
The JSON API
additionally permits larger flexibility and pace for builders,
fostering fast, seamless connections and an optimized expertise
for each builders and journey retailers.
Travelport’s new APIs
embrace all the particulars wanted for public, non-public and tour
operator particular air content material and may be deeply enriched with
Travelport’s branded fares.
Further API capabilities embrace
streamed, cached content material, dashing up the supply of market
pricing and giving retailers the flexibility to encourage prospects with
extremely focused journey gives.
Travelport can also be delivering enhanced airline
ticket change instruments to prospects via Travelport+, giving
companies the flexibility to automate the whole change course of with
Travelport’s new API.
Moreover, journey retailers utilizing the most recent
self-service change instruments via Travelport+ could make it simpler
and quicker for vacationers to self-service when their plans change,
creating a good higher buyer expertise.
NDC
The brand new and
enhanced APIs, coupled with the most recent NDC enhancements from this
month’s launch of Smartpoint 10, ensures that unique NDC fares
are simply accessible throughout all agent workflows.
Travelport presently has NDC connections
underway with 10 main airways and has enabled a variety of
companies and their prospects – together with OTAs, TMCs, consolidators
and leisure companies – to efficiently ebook NDC flights.
See additionally:

Way forward for Airline Distribution and NDC – Interview with Yanik
Hoyles, IATA.

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