QuadLabs & IATA jointly launch the new AgentExperience site based on Konnect platform

QuadLabs Technologies ; IATA (International Air Transport Association) jointly launch the new AgentExperience site to better serve the IATA/IATAN ID Card community. The AgentExperience platform is built on the base Konnect.travel platform provided by QuadLabs.

The AgentExperience site supports the IATA/IATAN ID Card program.  With an IATA/IATAN ID Card travel agents are recognized around the world for being a travel professional and important distributor of travel products. In return travel suppliers provide benefits and incentive programs to ID Card Holders. The AgentExperience site showcases the various benefits, offers and promotions provided by global travel suppliers for the business or leisure travel of the registered IATA/IATAN ID card holders. The new AgentExperience provides travel suppliers enhanced functionality in promoting benefits and incentives programs, as well offers suppliers and ID Card Holders the opportunity to complete the booking process on AgentExperience. The new AgentExperience is offered in Canada first and will soon be available for more than 120,000 ID Card Holders worldwide.

Konnect.travel is an on-line travel solution allowing travel agencies to access and book flights, hotels, car rental, cruises, sightseeing, ground transportation, packages and travel insurance. Konnect.Travel will eliminate the need for agencies to access multiple travel supplier sites as all suppliers can be accessed and booked via ONE dashboard. Major suppliers around the world have participated in this revolutionary travel solution to distribute their content and real time inventories. Konnect.Travel provides functionalities for travel agencies to manage their customers, bookings, enquiries and will also facilitate the payments between travel agencies and suppliers.  Konnect.Travel is the first travel Industry based platform specialized in catering to the needs of both travel agencies and travel suppliers. The agencies deal directly with the supplier and earn full commission provided by the supplier reducing the need of any intermediaries and consolidators.

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How Brexit may affect your travel plans to Europe?

The British government has taken a historic move by removing its name from the European Union, which is conceived to be a benevolent economic, political and social alliance. This decision in favor of ‘Brexit’ as it is known, has affected the global economic market greatly and left international investors and economic leaders anxious. However, with this outcome of the UK’s referendum, travel and tourism industry will also have an immediate effect.

Although the long term impact of the vote is still unclear, people currently travelling to British will be the first to see the short term impact. Below are given few possible speculations on how Brexit may affect your travel plans and should travelers be worried about Brexit.

Cost of travelling to the UK will be cheaper than ever before

The most aftermath of Brexit will be witnessed by people travelling to Great Britain as the cost of travel will be cheaper due to the downfall of pounds compared to the US Dollar, which has recorded its lowest rate in the last 30 years.

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