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Universal API

If you use different application programming interfaces (APIs) and connectivity tools to access, shop and book travel content from multiple sources, Travelport can dramatically improve your world. Travelport Universal API is the global distribution system (GDS) industry's first truly universal API, giving you access to a world of content and functionality through a single API connection. It's designed to run alongside your existing API solutions for an efficient and low-risk implementation. Providing you access to worldwide low cost carriers, high speed rail providers and multi-source content via a single API can help you clear the clutter of multiple programming interfaces, while saving valuable time and money.

With Travelport Universal API, you are able to improve efficiency, streamline the travel supply chain, reduce software development costs and expedite delivery of travel related applications for deployment on the web, desktop solutions or mobile applications.

Universal API provides comprehensive travel content that enables a more complete offering to customers - allowing you to maximize customer satisfaction as well as revenue opportunities. It aggregates shopping and booking capabilities into a single and seamless user experience.

Benefits and features at a glance:

  • Provides access to desired content, availability, pricing and functionality in one API to deliver wide-ranging choices and the best traveler experiences
  • Drive conversion by appealing to the undecided traveler with Travelport Flex Explore
  • Reduces the complexities and escalating costs of developing, maintaining and upgrading to multiple API connections
  • Expedites delivery of travel related applications with industry standard technologies that adhere to common structures and ensures a stable and secure programming environment
  • Streamlines your internal processes and reduces cost-per-booking with a seamless technology path for shopping, booking and reconciling travel services and sales
  • Allows you to capitalize on optional services and merchandising from suppliers that present up-sell and cross-sell opportunities to improve customer satisfaction and your revenues