Technology provider The Travel Zone has signed a worldwide partnership agreement with Uniglobe Travel International. The move will include setting up new hosting and fulfillment operations across the globe for Uniglobe’s regions. Uniglobe currently has 700 locations across 30 countries.
Each fulfillment center will receive a customized version of The Travel Zone’s Agent RC technology platform, which includes booking tools, content, language preferences and region-specific back office interfaces. The Agent RC system has special value for host agencies management of outside agent networks.
New fulfillment centers will be created to serve southern Africa, South Asia, Austria, the British Isles, Canada, China, Germany, Holland, Italy and Switzerland.
“The USA market has seen exponential growth in the home-based and hosting market segments,” said William Almonte, The Travel Zone president and CEO. “The Travel Zone and Uniglobe intend to combine their expertise to offer a powerful worldwide hosting solution.”
“We see the hosting and outsourced fulfillment as an opportunity that could be implemented globally,” said Amanda Close, Uniglobe vice president of global operations and regional services. “As a result, traditional agencies and home based agencies would have the opportunity to streamline their operations and focus on growing their businesses.”
The Agent RC technology platform is a web-based, hosted solution that offers any size travel agency a complete turnkey system to manage host/fulfillment operations at an affordable monthly subscription cost, which the agency can then resell. Agencies can customize the entire application with their own branding, content, booking engines and information. Visit www.thetravelzone.com