Langley, United Kingdom, Travelport, a leading provider of critical transaction processing solutions and data for the global travel industry, and Rail Europe, a leading provider of European rail tickets, have today launched a technological solution enabling travel agents to print train tickets on value paper (watermarked paper), in A4 format. With the new enhanced ticketing solution, Travelport-connected travel agencies in the UK no longer require specific bespoke printers as all rail tickets and passes (other than Eurostar group tickets) can now be printed on value paper with standard laserjet desktop printers.
“We are really pleased we are able to launch the Value Paper Ticket solution to Travelport-connected agents in the UK. It allows for much faster and more efficient printing of train tickets,” said Paul Lacey, Head of Sales at Rail Europe.
Simon Ferguson, UK & Ireland Regional Managing Director at Travelport commented: “We were very keen to provide our Railmaster-connected customers with an effective, comprehensive ticketing offering and we’re delighted to be able to continue conveying innovative technological solutions that will assist our customers with driving their business forward.”
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About Travelport (www.travelport.com)
Travelport is a leading provider of critical transaction processing solutions and data to companies operating in the global travel industry.
With a presence in over 170 countries, approximately 3,500 employees and 2012 net revenue of more than $2.0 billion, Travelport is comprised of the global distribution system (“GDS”) business, which includes the Galileo and Worldspan brands, its Airline IT Solutions business and a majority joint venture ownership in eNett.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Travelport is a privately owned company.
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About Rail Europe
Rail Europe is the UK representative of the French National Railways SNCF (Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Français). We are the UK leading specialist in distributing tickets and passes for rail travel around Europe. This includes:
- High speed European rail tickets for (Eurostar,TGV, Thalys, Lyria and ICE)
- European overnight services (Lunéa, Elipsos, CNL)
- Local and regional trains to thousands of destinations
- Ski services (Eurostar Direct Ski and scheduled services)
- InterRail Pass and Swiss Railpass
Rail Europe’s experience, knowledge and product range is the most extensive on the market.
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