Galileo Awarded "Best GDS" in Travelweekly Asia’s Inaugural Travel Industry Awards
Hong Kong 06-25-2007 —Galileo, a leading global distribution system (GDS) and subsidiary of Travelport, has won the “Best GDS” category at Travelweekly Asia’s prestigious travel industry awards.
The awards, which were held on Friday, 15 June in Hong Kong, recognized the best in the Asian travel industry, acknowledging their contributions to tourism. It was the first awards ceremony to be hosted by the region’s leading travel trade publication.
Simon Nowroz, Managing Director of Galileo Asia, said, “This is absolutely fantastic news for Galileo and confirms our position in Asia as the system of choice for both travel suppliers and travel agents. Our team here has worked very hard to deliver leading-edge products and extensive travel content designed to help our customers manage their businesses more efficiently. It is particularly rewarding for us to win this category in Travelweekly (Asia)’s first awards ceremony.”
Mr Tan Sin Chong, Acting Managing Director, Travel Division from Reliance Pacific PLC commented, “We have been working with Galileo for several years and have always found their products and solutions to be highly effective and their customer support second to none. We are very pleased that they have won this award in Asia.”
Mr Syed Mohd. Razif, Managing Director of Sri Sutra Travel added, “This award reflects Galileo’s ability to deliver service and content that helps to make a difference for Galileo users. This a great win for Galileo and for Galileo users across Asia.”
Noted in particular by the judges was Galileo’s ease of navigation, extensive content and the company’s track record in innovation, demonstrated in new products such as the launch of Galileo Leisure and Galileo Reach, as well as Galileo’s continued leadership role in offering Hotel Best Available Rates content.
About the TravelWeekly (Asia) Industry Awards:
TheTravelWeekly (Asia) Industry Awards selection process starts with nominations by a distinguished panel of judges who are experts and veterans in the industry. The awardees from each category are selected based on the total number of votes garnered from TravelWeekly readers and industry peers.