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Abacus International and BCD Travel Sign New Long-Term Technology Agreement

03:56 02/07/2017

Partnership to drive continued growth and expansion

Abacus Distribution Systems, Hong Kong’s leading provider of travel solutions and services and BCD Travel Hong Kong, a leader in corporate travel management, has signed a new long-term technology agreement.

“Abacus is a trusted and valued partner of our business,” said Alvin Miu, BCD Travel director for Hong Kong. “Some key factors in our decision to grow our partnership with Abacus in Hong Kong included the global distribution system’s sound infrastructure, expertise and technology. I am confident that the partnership will help us increase our productivity and better serve our clients in the region.”

The agreement is a continuation of a 20-year partnership between Abacus and BCD Travel for the GDS’s operating platform providing access to air, car and hotel content. It also provides BCD Travel with a key strategic solution in Abacus PowerSuite to increase productivity with a range of enhanced features, financial reporting tools, as well as a customisable management dashboard.

“We will be upgrading to Abacus PowerSuite in the next few months, and I look forward to our travel consultants experiencing the increased performance,” Mr Miu added.

Ms Winnie Lau, Managing Director, Abacus Distribution Systems Hong Kong was responsible for the new agreement with BCD Travel. She said, “We are extremely pleased to have signed this agreement with BCD Travel, further strengthening our relationship with this important player in the global travel industry.”

 “We have a successful relationship with BCD Travel Hong Kong, and are confident that we can help them achieve an even higher level of performance throughout their operations." added Ms Lau.

BCD Travel is one of the world’s largest travel management companies with operations in 95 countries and a market leader in China. It maintains offices across seventeen countries in Asia Pacific.

Abacus PowerSuite is part of Abacus’ suite of agency solutions developed specially to automate the entire range of travel company operations from front-, mid- to back-office. It is a powerful solution that integrates business processes to deliver increased productivity and cost efficiencies, enabling travel companies to build a more profitable business.