Worldspan Takes Off

By John McCormick  |  Posted 2003-05-01 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Travel reservation giant Worldspan stopped gazing skyward for opportunities. That's when it really took off.

Worldspan Takes Off

  • Priceline signs on to use Worldspan as its Internet booking engine.

    millions of bookings

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  • Worldspan forms an agreement with Motorola to deliver wireless travel information.
  • Worldspan brings out a tool for reissuing airline tickets when passenger itineraries change.
  • Orbitz signs on to use Worldspan as its Net booking engine.
  • Hotwire signs on to use Worldspan as its Net booking engine.

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    At a time when its rivals are losing business, Worldspan is seeing an uptick, thanks in part to a decision to go after online travel agencies and build an infrastructure strong enough to support that business.

    Worldspan upgrades network

    SOURCEs: GDS Yearbook by Chickie Fitzgerald, T2 Impact; company reports



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