Travelport expands European partnership with Expedia

Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) and Travelport (NYSE: TVPT) have expanded their European partnership, under which Expedia extends its use of Travelport´s travel commerce platform in multiple European countries, the companies said.

As part of the agreement, Expedia and its brands, including its corporate arm, Egencia, will continue to use Travelport´s universal application programming interface (Universal API) to access hotel and car content and to power new services that will give customers a greater level of information, choice and flexibility when it comes to booking online travel.

OTA will utilize Travelport´s rapid reprice and epricing technology, two products that have been designed to improve the speed and efficiency of the overall air shopping experience for consumers.

Travelport is a travel commerce platform providing distribution, technology, payment, mobile and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry.