Travelport, Amadeus and Thomas Cook – threesomes no longer working
Travelport is obviously celebrating what it calls “a huge win” after securing exclusive rights to connect Thomas Cook to airline data via the Galileo GDS.
Not mentioned in the announcement – Thomas Cook/Travelport eager to keep some sense of harmony, no doubt – is that the deal also sees the end of a relationship between the company and Amadeus.
Until today, Thomas Cook agents in the UK have used both Galileo and Amadeus for air data – a classic multi-GDS approach which will be phased out in the coming weeks and months as a result of the deal.
Read the full story at: http://www.tnooz.com/2010/02/01/news/travelport-amadeus-and-thomas-cook-threesomes-no-longer-working/