GDS translator release
Great news regarding the launch of our new feature that all agents using eTG have been eagerly anticipating!
Effective May 2013 a GDS Translator was released to help agents work more efficiently in a foreign GDS environment (applies to all 6GDS)
They can now choose their home GDS from a 'select GDS' dropdown menu and the GDS commands they enter will be translated into the appropriate GDS commands of the host supplier to manage the live PNR.
· eTG signs a closed network contract with Travel Solutions International
APR 2013- Travel Solutions International (TSI) ,one of the industry's fastest growing networks of corporate travel management companies with presence in over 30 countries has chosen eTG as the technology supplier for their closed travel network. ETG will be the platform for fully automated simultaneous multi market search, bookings and post bookings support for TSI. Both parties are confident that this is an important step towards better managed corporate travel on a multinational level as well as a door for additional opportunities for cooperation and business between eTG and each individual alliance agency member.
· eTG welcomes Holyday Tours Malaysia
FEB13- Holiday Tours Malaysia joins the eTG family as Country Sales Agent Malaysia. One of the top 3 biggest agencies in Malaysia , HT is part of the Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) Global Partners Network since 2003,specializing in serving corporate ,leisure, student and B2B sub agency partners. Holiday tours has over 200 staff and multiple locations, business connections with suppliers and the travel agency community in the region, thus adding immense value representing eTG. As a seller Holiday Tours have amazing net and corporate rates on most regional carriers.
· eTG partners with Universal Yemen
JAN 2013 -Universal Travel takes Country Sales Representation for eTG in Yemen. With its 9 fully owned companies, 7 airline GSA's, two exclusive PSAs and the ownership or management of six hotels, all representing the premium brands of the travel industry and related services and 40 offices strategically spread over eight cities, Universal Group is unrivalled in providing travel services to clients located anywhere in country and the best possible representation of eTG for Yemen. Universal is not only a very interesting supplier on the network (with global commissions) but also through eTG the access point of international markets, fares and carriers to local travel agencies.
· ETG join forces with The Travel Consultancy Group to create a unique home based agent model in the Netherlands
NOV 2012- TravelConsultancyGroup takes over as eTG Country Sales representative for the BENELUX region and starts off with two unique models of application of the eTG platform- implementation of behind the scenes "find the best discounted global fare "additional value service to travellers of a local agency and a home based agency network for another , a model surely applicable to many other markets where free lancers and part time agents are looking for incremental revenue.
· eTG appoints FlightWorld CSA Australia
OCT 2012 -eTG is proud to announce the appointment of FlightWorld Australia as eTG Country Sales Agent Australia. Based in Perth FlightWorld is a reputable IATA,AFTA,TCF and CLIA accredited agency with proven expertise in both leisure and corporate travel management. FlightWorld Australia is part of the Travelscene American Express network- altogether more than 800 travel agencies.
In addition to adding value as a seller on the network, with their special Net fares on regional and international carriers, their reputation and with their market influence would help us reach some of the most important market sellers and buyers. Thus eTG has presence on a whole new continent!