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SAUSALITO, CA--(BUSINESS WIRE)—Jul. 24, 2007--Triton Distribution Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: TTDS), a next generation web-based travel distribution service provider, announced today the signing of a distribution partnership agreement with Gullivers Travel Associate (GTA), part of the Travelport Group of companies.
After 31 years of business, GTA has become one of the world's leading wholesalers of hotels, tours, events and other services to the travel industry. 30,000 travel suppliers provide GTA with high-quality travel services—including 27,000 group tours—for agents in 120 countries. Last year GTA received 16 million hotel bookings at over 23,000 hotels. Destination services include 7,000 restaurants and events that include Flamenco lessons, Bobsleighing in Riga and a Papal audience in Rome.
Other products and services offered through GTA include, over 21,000 transfer options , 4,000 sightseeing tours in 350 cities, 8,000 contracted tourist attractions, 16,000 long distance coach trips, 3,500 car rental locations in 1,000 cities, 1,200 private sightseeing options, contracts held with 16 rail suppliers offering tickets in more than 20 countries, and contracts with 6 cruise lines in the Mediterranean.
“Gullivers Travel Associates was built by honoring our commitment to help our clients grow their business,” said Mr. Nick Jaksic, Sales Manager, GTA. “We consistently deliver the right product, at the best prices, and we’ve always been at the forefront of the pack. Our focus on quality made it easy to choose Triton as a distribution partner.”
“ReservationExpert is rapidly becoming the booking tool of choice for travel agents around the world,” said Gregory Lykiardopoulos, Chairman and CEO for Triton. “A key component of our success is forging lasting partnerships with companies that match our zeal for excellence, Gullivers Travel has the kind of industry reputation we look for.”
Triton launched its much anticipated flagship product ReservationExpert™ in March of 2007. The company has already added several new modules to the product while adding partners and expanding operations into China, S.E. Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Partnerships forged over the last year have enhanced Triton’s business model, giving travel agencies a more comprehensive selection of vendors worldwide.
About Triton Distribution Systems
Triton Distribution Systems is a pioneer in low-cost, business-to-business, Internet-based travel distribution and procurement solutions. Triton provides the electronic distribution of travel inventory from airlines, car rental companies, hotels, tour and cruise operators, and other travel vendors to travel agencies and their clients on a global basis. Triton's proprietary products and services fill crucial needs in the travel industry, and offer product, pricing, and marketing advantages. Triton has developed a broad-based suite of products, including ReservationExpert™, TritonTwist™ and Red Dragon Express™ -- the world’s first distribution gateway to the Chinese market.
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