Dublin, Ireland, 29th March 2017: CarTrawler, the world’s leading end-to-end transport technology solution, has today announced a new partnership with Kaligo Travel Solutions, the leading innovator in loyalty & travel technology. With this deal, Kaligo incorporates CarTrawler’s car rental booking capabilities into its TravelEdge accrual and redemption suite via integration of CarTrawler’s ancillary revenue platform, currently used by 100-plus international airlines and 2,000 travel retailers globally.
Announcing the partnership in Dublin today, Aileen O’Mahony, Chief Commercial Officer of CarTrawler, said:
“When you provide your partners with value that’s relevant to them, you’re showing them you’ve listened and understand their needs. Our new partnership with Kaligo illustrates our strategy to improve the loyalty offering that our B2B partners can provide to their customers. Car rental is now covered in one simple integration – enabling Kaligo to offer its partners a high-quality, mobile-ready platform for all non-air ancillaries.”
“We partnered with CarTrawler because of their dedication to high quality global content and customer experience”, said Kyle Armstrong, Chief Executive Officer of Kaligo Travel Solutions. “This strategic partnership allows us to bolster our already best-in-market portfolio of products and experiences for our partners.”
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CarTrawler connects business and leisure customers and online travel retailers with more road and rail transport solutions than they will find anywhere else. 100 international airlines and 2,000 travel retailers around the world trust CarTrawler to provide their 1 billion customers with real-time access to over 1,600 leading and independent car rental agents, coach transfers, rail networks and chauffeur drive services at 42,000 locations in 195 countries. Its in-house booking engine gives it the opportunity to easily and quickly scale to accommodate customer demand. CarTrawler also owns and operates the Cabforce brand. The company headquarters and Customer Centre of Excellence are located in Dublin, Ireland, with additional offices in Boston, London and Helsinki. CarTrawler is private equity backed by BC Partners and Insight Venture Partners. For further information, please visit www.cartrawler.com
About Kaligo Travel Solutions
Kaligo Travel Solutions is operated by Kaligo Pte Ltd., the global leader for innovative travel and loyalty technology. Established in Singapore in 2014 with offices across APAC, Europe and the Americas, Kaligo Travel Solutions enables 50+ of the world’s leading loyalty programs to drive engagement through rewarding travel experiences. With core product lines and expertise in e-commerce, small business, financial services, white label accrual & redemption platforms and cutting-edge API solutions, Kaligo enables the world’s leading loyalty programs to drive spend, engagement and retention.
The most celebrated loyalty programs around the world turn to Kaligo’s TravelEdge technology to accelerate revenue growth and delight customers. Across hotels, cars, cruises and activities, the TravelEdge accrual & redemption suite can be quickly integrated into a brand’s web or mobile presence. Using the latest e-commerce design principles and a localized experience across 22 languages, the platform consistently achieves market-leading conversion rates for its partners. With no up-front integration costs and deployment timeframes averaging 4-8 weeks, TravelEdge has set the standard when it comes to risk-free commercials and speed-to-market.