Minneapolis, 23 February, 2021: CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today announces the successful creation of its first-ever GDS sourced New Distribution Capability (NDC) transaction in production via Amadeus cytric Travel & Expense booking tool for American Airlines.
“Another innovative milestone successfully completed with our partners, and a further development in the NDC story,” said Erik Magnuson, CWT’s Vice President of Product Management, Mobility & Payments.
“Amadeus is thrilled to have been the core technology partner in this exciting development. Every proof of concept of end-to-end integration and scalability is an important step towards the reality that is NDC,” added Mark Ridley, Head of Airline Distribution Solutions and NDC [X] program at Amadeus.”
During the COVID travel hiatus, CWT has continued to drive innovation for its clients, working closely with like-minded travel distribution and airline partners, and this latest milestone reinforces the company’s belief that such relationships result in the best outcome, not only for the industry, but also for the customer shopping experience.
CWT is continuing its NDC innovation programs and will keep the market abreast of developments as they are achieved.
CWT is a Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform on whom companies and governments rely to keep their people connected. Anywhere, anytime, anyhow – across six continents – the company provides their clients and their employees with innovative technology and an efficient, safe and secure travel experience.
NDC is a travel industry-supported program for the development and market adoption of a new, XML-based data transmission standard, which enhances the capability of communications between airlines and travel agents.