SkyTeam Launches New-Look Skyteam.biz
AMSTERDAM, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has launched a fully refreshed version of Skyteam.biz, its dedicated website for the travel industry. The site has been upgraded to have a similar look and feel to SkyTeam.com, but is packed with information and tools designed with the travel professional in mind.
Initially launched in English and French, SkyTeam.biz will be available in 11 further languages by the end of 2012 including: German, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Czech, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese and Russian.
Access to SkyTeam.biz is simple and free for travel agents worldwide. In addition to the latest facts about SkyTeam products and services, the site features the new SkyTeam e-Academy. This new application – developed using travel agents’ feedback – incorporates an e-learning module that provides agents with a step-by-step guided learning experience on how to plan, book and ticket a SkyTeam Go Round the World Pass.
Other additions to SkyTeam.biz include an enhanced version of SkyTeam’s Round the World planning application and easy-to-find information on SkyTeam’s Go Passes. The site also includes updates on SkyTeam’s member airlines and a link to detailed airport lounge information.
“With more members joining and many exciting developments planned for this year, SkyTeam.biz provides pertinent, up to the minute SkyTeam information in a matter of clicks,” said Edward Hollo, who is responsible for SkyTeam’s trade relations. “We value the important contribution that travel agents make to our business and we’re continually striving to deliver relevant tools that give them the resources to sell SkyTeam with confidence.”
SkyTeam is a global airline alliance providing customers from member airlines access to an extensive global network with more destinations, more frequencies and more connectivity. Passengers can earn and redeem Frequent Flyer Miles throughout the SkyTeam network. SkyTeam member airlines offer customers over 490 lounges worldwide. The fifteen members are: Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Korean Air, TAROM and Vietnam Airlines. SkyTeam offers its 487 million annual customers globally over 14,500 daily flights to 926 destinations in 173 countries.