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Affinion Group Selects Travelport


Multiple strategic solutions with most advanced tools for shopping low faresglobal travel industry, today announces a long term agreement with Affinion
Group, a leader in loyalty travel redemption for many of the largest and most
respected companies in financial services, retail, travel, and Internet
commerce. Through the agreement, Travelport continues as Affinion Group’s
preferred and primary travel technology partner providing access to travel
content including air, hotel, car rental and cruise lines via its Worldspan
multiple strategic solutions including industry leading e-Pricing™, to ensure
travelers have the most advanced tools for shopping low fares; Travelport Rapid
Reprice™, an automated ticket repricing product, XML Pro™, a Web Services
solution enabling fast and efficient interface with Worldspan and the exchange
of structured data and Travelport Universal API™, the GDS industry’s first
application programming interface (API) that offers the power and capacity to
aggregate travel content and related services from multiple sources through a
single interface:
Loyalty Travel Solutions, a division of Affinion Group, “We made the decision
to renew with Travelport for many reasons but chief among these is that the
Travelport team invests considerable time in analyzing our business and
consulting with us to ensure they understand our goals and challenges. As a
result, Travelport delivers functionality and advanced technology that enables
our agents to increase productivity and efficiency.
Affinion’s technology, providing advanced search technology for a broad range
of domestic and international travel.  Further, Travelport’s XML Pro and Universal API are adaptable and
scalable to Affinion’s diverse portfolio of loyalty customers.”
said, “We have a long, strong and successful relationship with Affinion. We're
delighted to continue our partnership with them and to continue to deliver the
functionality and technology they require to further improve efficiencies, grow
and succeed.”
estimated redemption value of approximately $5 billion, Affinion Group provides
enhancement benefits to major financial institutions in connection with their credit
and debit card programs. The Company helps generate increased customer loyalty
and significant incremental revenue for more than 5,550 marketing partners
worldwide.  In addition, Affinion manages
travel reward products for loyalty programs. Affinion holds the prestigious ISO
27001 certification for the highest information security practices, is PCI
compliant and Cybertrust certified.
Travelport, the business services provider to the
The agreement also provides Affinion Group with
According to Eric Burdon, president of Connexions
Added Burdon, “Travelport offers the best fit for
Scott Hyden, vice president, Sales, U.S., Travelport,
Managing approximately 500 billion points with an


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