Chicago, Ill. (July 19, 2007) – G2 SwitchWorks Corp. and Atlas Travel International announced today that the companies have signed an agreement where Atlas Travel will use G2Agent throughout their U.S. agency locations. G2Agent will provide Atlas Travel with a highly efficient desktop tool that will lower costs, improve the ease and ability to find the best solutions for both corporate and leisure clients, and enable access to content across a variety of distribution channels, including G2’s Private Network.
“Atlas’ commitment to innovative travel technology makes them an ideal partner for G2.” said Darlene Rondeau, VP of Sales and Marketing, G2 SwitchWorks Corp. “Utilizing G2Agent as their desktop gives Atlas an improved platform to provide richer choices to their customers while gaining more control over their business strategy. We’re pleased that a leading TMC like Atlas is joining our expanding network of customers.”
“We are very excited to work with G2 SwitchWorks because they demonstrate professionalism and technical expertise unique to the industry,” said Rock Blanco, chief technical officer for Atlas Travel International. “Through the deployment of the G2Agent, we envision an open platform that will give our professional travel consultants a point-of-sale tool that is inclusive of content regardless of its source.”
“In this business we have to be ready for anything and striking new relationships with the best partners is a way to ensure we offer our clients the best technology and most complete information possible,” said Elaine Osgood, founder and president of Atlas Travel International. We are happy to work with G2 SwitchWorks because they are committed to working with the agency community in offering industry-leading alternatives and options.”
About G2 SwitchWorks
G2 SwitchWorks seamlessly integrates GDS and other supplier content to lower distribution costs, automate common business processes and improve delivery of customer service. G2’s single point of sale solution, G2Agent, gives travel agencies more control by providing multi-source shopping, booking and servicing capabilities across multiple channels including G2’s Private Network of carriers. Along with automated refunds and exchanges and one-click low fare search, G2Agent offers switching rules to manage booking channels, Universal Record with dynamic updates, customized agency data reporting and the integration of many traditional mid-office functions into the desktop. G2 customers include over 20,000 individual travel agents and a list of leading retailers including priceline.com, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Garber Travel and Trisept Solutions.
About Atlas Travel International, Inc.:
Atlas Travel International is a full-service travel agency serving millions of trips for corporate, vacation and meeting travel needs. Honored as a leading business in New England and a leader in the travel industry, Atlas is headquartered in Milford, Massachusetts and has offices throughout the New England region. More information about Atlas Travel International is available on the Web at http://www.atlastravel.com or by calling 1-800-362-8626.
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