Travelport secures partnership to expand ground transport bookings


Travelport has secured a new partnership with Ugo Transfers to expand the number of ground transport services offered to travel agents.

Ugo Transfers, which aggregates ground transfer content will provide more than 68,000 travel agents globally with access to a wide range of ground transport services in over 100 countries. Bookings will be available on the Ugo app via the Travelport Smartpoint agency desktop solution.

Tony Hopwood, Travelport’s Senior Director for Products & Solutions in Asia Pacific, said, “Ugo Transfers will provide our agents with more content and booking choices for ground transportation. We hope that making this app accessible to travel agencies using Travelport’s Smartpoint will allow agents to create a faster and more efficient workflow, improving the response time for their customers.”

In addition to individual bookings, Ugo Transfers recently launched a specialised ‘service centre’ that allows for requests to cater to larger groups and other customised options.

“This will add another layer of reassurance and personalised service delivery for our customers. We are looking forward to providing more travel agents with a seamless solution to search and book for ground transportation. Travelport has been a very supportive partner and we look forward to continuing our great relationship with the team,” said Brad Wicks, Managing Director of Ugo Transfers.