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APG Network Launches its own Accreditation for Travel Agents

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With its new distribution products APG Connect and APG Platform, APG is now developing its own sales channel outside of GDSs and BSPs.

APG’stargetwith these new products is the non-IATA travel agent, although all travel agents can subscribe to these platforms, both are simple, secure, easy to set up and book on.

All travel agencies using APG Connect and/or APG Platform will become an AAA (APG Accredited Agent) and assigned a unique accreditation number.

No financial security is required to join APG’s Accredited Agents Network.

OphelieCherdrong, APG IET/Connect Executive Product Director, commented “This is a great opportunity, especially for non-IATA agents, to be part of a worldwide network of travel agencies and to benefit from APG’s sales channels .”

And Thibault Lenoir, APG Executive VP, to add “This accreditation proves that APG has a unique bond with local travel agencies across the globe. With the pandemic, travel agents need flexible solutions more than ever before. This is why we created the APG Platform, a free access B2B NDC booking tool open to everyone, which supports multiple forms of payments and is directly connected to the latest and best content of a growing portfolio of partner airlines. Distribution is changing and we are proud to be part of it.

APG Platform is a Ticketing Platform that can assist travel agents to generate additional revenue by enlarging their catalogue and by selling air and non-air ancillaries combined.

APG Connect is the new sales channel of APG IET, theInterline E-Ticketing “hub” with its own airline APG Airlines (GP-275) that enable airlines, through a single interline agreement, to activate a significant additional revenue stream and expand their sales distribution to many more global markets.
As of today, more than 80 airlines are sellable in APG Connect and13 in APG Platform.

 

 

 

 

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