Press release: get-e integrated with Travelport as their new mobility partner.
Amsterdam, 12 March 2020—Today, worldwide ground transportation provider, GET-E integrated with Travelport. A partnership serving the global travel industry and providing all travel agents using Travelport with an integrated solution to book the GET-E transfer services.
The agreement will have the scope to enable over 68,000 agencies connected to Travelport’s market-leading platform Travelport Smartpoint, to search, book and connect GET-E’s range of taxi, saloon, minivan and executive vehicle services to pre-booked flights on behalf of the hundreds of millions of combined travellers they service worldwide.
The reason GET-E integrated with Travelport, is to offer users an improved workflow within a single UI while directly connecting flight bookings with airport transfers in a way that makes getting to and from major transit hubs seamless.
Commenting on the new deal Alexander van Deudekom, CEO at GET-E, said: “Travelport is a significant new strategic partner for GET-E. By opening up the GET-E booking platform to Travelport’s global network, we will provide connected agencies with an easy and cost-effective way to book connecting road transport to their pre-booked flights. GET-E is delighted to partner with Travelport to provide seamless booking access to the full range of our taxi transfer services at more than 900+ destinations in 110 countries. This opens up significant new growth opportunities for our business.”
Erik Van Markus, Director of Strategic Accounts at Travelport, said: “We believe that the ability to connect agencies and travellers to an increasingly integrated and multimodal ecosystem of travel choices represents an opportunity to build a seamless experience that delivers real value for every part of the travel ecosystem. Our new relationship with GET-E will enable us to offer our customers an innovative platform for booking and managing their transit and onward travel needs. We look forward to working with the GET-E team towards our shared ambition for growth in Europe and beyond.”
The partnership is launched in conjunction with Travel and Transport Statesman, a UK-based employee-owned global travel management company specializing in corporate travel management, leisure travel and group/meeting travel services.
Veronica Skvorova, Technical Operations Manager at Travel and Transport Statesman, said: “Travel and Transport Statesman’s partnership with GET-E enables us to provide our clients with a more complete, global, ground transportation service. We work with international companies from all across the globe, so giving them the ability to book all their worldwide transfers with GET-E via Travelport Smartpoint, no matter where they’re travelling to, lets them focus on what matters. We look forward to a long and successful partnership thanks to the excellent booking technology, product and superior customer service GET-E provides to our team and Travel and Transport Statesman’s customers.
GET-E provides the ability to book all your global taxi transfer requirements in one place. In addition to smart automation, our multilingual, service support team is available 24/7, to provide expertise and assistance to you and your customers. GET-E is committed to providing the highest quality network of suppliers for our customers and uniquely in our market, we audit and visit our global transportation partners, guaranteeing quality, safety and value for money.
Written by: Mark Hoff | Marketing Manager