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Trip Affiliates Network secures partnership agreement with I Asia Group

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Thu, 10/22/2020 - 08:18
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Latest deal will deliver world-class software and sophisticated digital solution services network to streamline travel businesses across Thailand.  

I Asia Group (IAG) and Trip Affiliates Network (TA Network) announced the launch of their regional digital partnership, combining I Asia’s DMC operational services with Trip Affiliates Network’s intelligent, world-class software delivery and sophisticated digital solution services network.

I Asia will provide a broad range of cost-effective digital solutions, including online supplier connectivity, scalable channel distribution, digital payments and operations automation.

Nick Critelli, General Manager of I Asia Group (Thailand) said, “With the passing of the COVID era, we will need a modern and comprehensive system with advanced operations and payment services to broaden local B2B distribution and partnerships as well as better support OTA partners with local transfers and other land services.”

With their head office in Bangkok, I Asia Group invests in various tourism businesses across South-East Asia, providing high quality tours, packages, attraction tickets and day trips to incredible destinations in the region.

Headquartered in Singapore, Trip Affiliates Network brings together I Asia and other leading travel operators and OTAs to work together in an open B2B ecosystem.  Network members are empowered with various hotel/supplier connectivity, multi-product booking engines, digital payment options and a broad range of turnkey solutions designed to streamline booking management, land operations, engagement of drivers/guides.

Josef Foo, Trip Affiliates Network Managing Partner added: “We are delighted to welcome I Asia to the Trip Affiliates Network as a key anchor for Thailand. Together with TA Network members, this partnership will identify opportunities to work together on joint marketing campaigns across the member regions that will drive tourism traffic as Asia Pacific prepares for the gradual return of international visitors. We look forward to working closely with I Asia to offer digitisation transformations to partners across the region and scaling up promotional activities.” 

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