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2014-05-21 12:20:52

ATLANTA, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Travelport finalized an agreement in which Delta will reacquire the data and intellectual property rights central to its passenger service and flight operations systems. As a result, Delta will be the only U.S. airline to directly control these critical technology systems, making it better able to build the next generation of technology that will improve the travel experiences of its customers....

2014-02-07 12:20:19

First GDS to Reconnect Ability to Sell CHICAGO and ATLANTA, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelport and United Airlines today announce that Travelport-connected agents in the U.S. can now sell United Economy Plus extra-legroom seating. With this announcement, Travelport becomes the first global distribution system (GDS) to re-launch the capability for travel agents to sell the additional space and comfort of Economy Plus while maintaining the processing efficiency of GDS bookings. In...

2013-08-06 23:21:05

Strategic partnerships are continually developed to streamline processes and fulfill growing demands of meeting industry. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 SignUp4, the leader provider of strategic meetings management technology, has made multiple strategic partnerships over the last quarter. Among these partnerships is SpendMD, which through the integration with SignUp4’s Spend Management System (SMS), allows event professionals to collect meeting spend data to drive compliance and...

2013-06-19 23:18:02

Travel industry experts unite to provide powerful event and travel management software to an expanding marketplace. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 SignUp4, the leading provider of strategic meetings management technology and Travelport, the leading provider of critical transaction processing solutions and data to companies operating in the global travel industry, have announced a new partnership to help expand SignUp4´s technology presence within the Latin American marketplace. This...

Word of the Day
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'