One of the world’s leading luxury travel brands, Abercrombie & Kent is renowned for its use of technology and digital innovation. The company is well known for its concept store in London, which has pioneered the concept of e-tail, utilising digital technologies within a traditional retail environment.
The new agreement enables Abercrombie & Kent’s UK business access to Travelport’s unmatched travel content inventory, which includes fares and ancillaries from the world’s leading network and low cost carriers as well as over 600,000 hotel properties, including 500,000 independents. As part of the agreement, Travelport is providing Abercrombie & Kent with Travelport Smartpoint, the industry-leading agency point of sale technology which is redefining how travel agencies sell to their customers.
Kerry Golds, MD at Abercrombie & Kent, said: “Abercrombie & Kent has always been a pioneering company, both in terms of the unique and seamless travel experiences we create, and in the way we do business. Travelport was the obvious technology partner for us due to the innovative solutions it provides: these will help drive business efficiencies, revenue and growth. We look forward to developing our partnership with Travelport over the years ahead.” ”
Simon Ferguson, Managing Director UK and Ireland at Travelport, said: “We welcome this new partnership with Abercrombie & Kent, a company renowned for innovation and excellence in the services it offers to customers. We are delighted to have agreed this new deal and look forward to supporting Abercrombie & Kent in its future endeavours.”