Travelport GDS to relocate North American GDS corporate HQ to Atlanta
Travelport GDS is to consolidate operations across its current North American locations of Rosemont, IL; Parsippany, NJ and Denver, CO; and has selected Atlanta as the location for its new North American GDS headquarters and its primary data center. (1/8/2008)
"Travelport´s acquisition of Worldspan and its integration of the Galileo and Worldspan GDS businesses represent our commitment to meeting the growing demands of our customers globally and to establishing even more efficient and effective travel distribution services," said Jeff Clarke, CEO and President of Travelport Ltd., parent company of Travelport GDS.
"The relocation of the combined North American GDS headquarters to Atlanta underscores this commitment as well as our continued investment in the North American market."
"Atlanta has an excellent position geographically within North America which means that it is easy to do business with, has attracted and developed a well educated and technologically literate work force and has an ever expanding international network of air services which is crucial for a global business such as ours," said Gordon Wilson, CEO and President, Travelport GDS.
Over time, Travelport plans to leverage the existing infrastructure and resources already located in Atlanta to expand its presence in the city.