The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has awarded New Distribution Capability (NDC) Level 4 certification to Zeeyarah.com, managed by Superior Tracks Travel and Tourism Agency based in Dubai and Jeddah, to become the first online travel agency and B2B reseller in the MENA region to certify on schema version 18.2.
Mohammed Gaus, CEO and Founder, Zeeyarah.com, commented, “Getting NDC Level 4 Certification is a great achievement for us to keep pace with IATA´s certification program and ensure that we continuously enhance the technologies to keep us relevant”.
Zeeyarah announced the official launch of Online Travel Agency zeeyarah.com in Saudi Arabia and zeeyarah.ae in UAE. As part of their NDC program, Zeeyarah has commenced direct connectivity with all NDC Certified airlines.
“By achieving Level 4 NDC certification as a seller, Zeeyarah joins other industry leaders supporting efforts to enable full, rich content and product differentiation in the travel agent channel, while supporting servicing functionalities” said Yanik Hoyles, Director Industry Distribution Programs, IATA.
“Khaliq Shaikh, Chief Commercial Officer and Co-founder of Zeeyarah commented: We are delighted with this achievement and are hopeful about our relationship with our NDC Airline Partners. I would also like to thank TPConnects, our technology partner for their scalable NDC based Sub Agent Reseller Platform, Website with booking engine and Mobile Apps technology and timely support to reach where we are today in just a span of three years”.
Our 950 plus sub agents who source aggregated content from Zeeyarah Sub agent platform will also benefit from the Level 4 NDC Certification to build their strength by differentiating their offer through a niche and value added approach
New Distribution Capability (NDC) is a key transformation project, launched by IATA to modernize Airline distribution. The NDC standard enables an airline to make sales offers to travel agents directly in real time, and this will also permit airlines to both define and price their products in any way they wish.
Travel Agents who wish to start their own B2B, B2C, Corporate Booking Tool or Mobile apps are encouraged to visit Zeeyarah.com who will be providing the content along with white label solutions.
For further information on /Zeeyarah.com, visit www.zeeyarah.com
TPConnects is a Travel Technology Company specialized in Next Generation Travel Retailing, IATA NDC Offer & Order Management and NDC enabled Travel Distribution. TPConnects is the only Travel Technology Company from MENA region with IATA NDC DUAL Level 4 Certification (as an IT Provider for Airlines and Travel Aggregator for Travel Agents) and the First one to be certified as a Solution Provider for IATA Financial Gateway (IFG). TPConnects Order Management Platform has been certified as ONE Order capable by IATA.
TPConnects' Offer and Order Management platform runs in parallel to airline host system (PSS). TPConnects highly scalable SaaS platform spanning the advanced Offer and Order Management is deployed by many of the airlines in MENA region including Saudi Arabian Airlines, Oman Air, Egypt Air, Air Mauritius etc. Along with the Offer and Order Management Solution TPConnects also reports transactions to BSP and ARC using IATA Financial Gateway, enabling the airlines to be in control of the offer and order management as well as the NDC transaction issuance using own documents tickets and electronic miscellaneous documents) and stock.
TPConnects enables Travel Agents to Go Online by offering their own Website, Mobile Apps, B2B Agent Platform & Corporate Booking Tool - integrated with Flights, Hotels, Cars, and Payment Gateway etc with ZERO initial investment.
For further information on TPConnects, visit www.tpconnecs.com
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