Seychelles’ national carrier to widen distribution across its partner channels
Mahé, 24th April, 2017
Today, Vayant Travel Technologies Inc., a global technology leader in distribution and e-commerce solutions for airlines and Air Seychelles have officially announced the launch of their partnership, which will see Air Seychelles accelerate digital sales by using Vayant’s best-of-breed pricing and shopping solutions.
Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles and strategic partner of Etihad Airways, has chosen Vayant’s FastSearch solution to effectively manage and drive its Sales Offer creation and massive distribution to metasearch and travel agency partners as part of its direct distribution strategy.
“Vayant was able to demonstrate a partner approach to address this important initiative for Air Seychelles”, said Roy Kinnear, Chief Executive Officer of Air Seychelles. “Vayant’s Sales Offer platform will provide us with the flexibility and control we require to deliver on our revenue growth strategy. It will ensure better connection and quality content for our partners, delivered in a sub-second response time and, with transactional efficiency for us to manage the significant search volumes. Our team is looking forward to working together with Vayant and laying the foundations for further initiatives.”
“The team at Vayant are delighted to be partnering with Air Seychelles and enabling them to connect with their direct distribution partners. By working together we were able to set out a vision of success today and well into the future”, says Gary Mayger, Vayant Vice President Sales. “The Vayant precomputed solution will provide Air Seychelles with Sales Offer creation abilities under their own control delivering critical differentiation and value for their customers. We look forward to assisting Air Seychelles deliver on their vision.”
About Vayant Travel Technologies
Vayant Travel Technologies, Inc. provides distribution optimization and efficient e-commerce solutions to airlines in air pricing and shopping, merchandising, analytics and NDC distribution. Vayant’s agile approach enables airlines to own and control their Sales Offer as well as trigger efficient distribution to direct channel as well as to Agencies and Metasearch. Vayant has a complete set of Sales Offer creation going from Live calculation system to Precomputed system inclusive of merchandising rule driven sales, analytics. Vayant is IATA NDC Compliant Level 2. Vayant solutions are available on a global basis, powering major airlines and agencies. For additional information visit www.vayant.com.
About Air Seychelles
Air Seychelles was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983. The airline currently offers international flights to Abu Dhabi, Antananarivo, Johannesburg, Durban, Mauritius, Mumbai, Paris and Dusseldorf. Air Seychelles also offers more than 200 domestic scheduled flights a week throughout the archipelago, including domestic charter services. As the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, Air Seychelles is a pillar of tourism, the island nation’s strongest and growing economic sector. The airline maintains a strategic partnership with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and 40 per cent stakeholder. For more information, please visit: www.airseychelles.com.
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