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Features 2018-08-28T16:10:29+00:00
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Features

If you feel like going through the list, there are dozens of features within TTS Consolidator. To make it easier for you, we’ve organized a PDF for you to see or download and keep as a reference. Keep in mind this document gets updated regularly.

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GENERAL

web-based solution 

Supports full integration with Apollo, Galileo and Worldspan GDS.

Intuitive web experience for both GDS expert and GDS non-experienced travel agents, it works with all mainstream web browsers, by allowing travel agents to work how and when suits them best. It doesn’t require any software installation.

TTS Consolidator Smartpoint Plugin allows sub-agents/independent agents to access features of TTS Consolidator directly in Travelport Smartpoint, NEW Travelport Mobile Agent and TTS Web Agent NEW like issuing tickets, ­increasing productivity, and comfort. Go to TTS Consolidator Smartpoint Plugin section to learn what features are supported by the plugin. More info.

Have a new income source by using eNett as payment solution and benefit also by reducing BSP guarantee due to lower BSP cash payments, simplifying reconciliation, reducing risk fraud and supplier default. TTS Consolidator fully automates the creation of eNett VAN cards for you.

Each consolidation/host agency may define his own URL to access TTS Consolidator 3.0.

Supports the currencies supported by the GDS and the currency can be customized per consolidation/host agency. The system also supports double currency logic (custom currency and Dollars).

Supports English, Portuguese and Spanish (being prepared to accommodate other languages) and the language is automatically selected based on the user’s browser preferred language.

Login credentials are composed by username and password, which allows users to have the same email associated to their profiles and lets users to be logged in the GDS environment and in TTS Consolidator at the same time.

FLIGHT SEARCH

powerful search engine

Best Price search is based on Best Buy, which allows users to better serve the clients that give priority to price.

Ability to improve the results for best price search through Flexi Flights (One Way combinations) and Cross Ticketing.

Search method based on availability allowing users to better serve the clients that give priority to flight schedule.

Availability search allows multiple fare quotes on the same screen and supports booking storing several fare quotes simultaneously, with just one click.

Allows consolidation/host agencies to search for flights as one of their sub-agents/independent agents to access exactly what they see.

Users can search One Way, Round Trip, and Multi-destination trips.

By default, users can search and book for adults (ADT), children (CNN), infants (INF) and infants with a seat (INS) however specific PTCs can be configured per consolidation/host agency.

Users have additional parameters to refine search: Cabin, Carrier, Flight Number and Direct Flights. For consolidators/host agencies with two currencies, users can select the currency in which prices will be displayed in the search results.

Users can access flight details per flight: Flight Number, Carrier, Duration, Distance, Class, Fare Basis, Seats, Ticketing Deadline, and Fare Rules.

Immediate visual and detailed access to the checked baggage allowed during all the booking process.

Immediate visual info if the price is based on a private fare.

Users can easily check the benefits and restrictions of each fare and change to other available fares on the selected flights and learn what ancillaries are available for each flight in a very comprehensive way.

Results can be filtered by Price, Departure time, Marketing Carrier, Plating Carrier and number of Stops.

PNR

easy booking process

A simple interface allows users to create a PNR in a second without having to know any GDS commands. Users can also easily edit and cancel PNRs and import PNRs created in the GDS environment.

Users can import PNRs from the GDS to be ticketed in TTS Consolidator. TTS Consolidator and GDS are not exclusive, agents can continue to work in the GDS and use TTS Consolidator just to issue tickets.

Supports access to the PNR cryptic script.

Before the PNR has been ticketed, agents can add and remove PNR segments.

Supports several filed fares and displays full filed fare details, allowing also users to change the Ticket Fee at booking time.

Supports Advanced Passenger Information System data (Name, Surname, Middle Name, Gender, Date of Birth, Nationality, Travel Document Type, Travel Document Number, Travel Document Expiration Date and Travel Document Country of Issue).

Supports Frequent Flyer card information insertion and adds it to the booking.

Supports GDS SSR requests and adds them to the GDS booking.

Supports pre-seating at booking time.

Supports Name Remarks.

Displays the visible remarks set by the consolidation/host agency and sub-agencies/independent agencies at remarks management area so that the user can fill-in the correspondent information to be inserted in the PNR.

Displays the PNR vendor remarks.

Integration with View Trip and itinerary generation. Itineraries can be downloaded or sent by email, to one or multiple email addresses, in PDF format.

Consolidation/host agencies may allow their sub-agencies/independent agents to decide if they want to hide prices in ViewTrip. This feature can be enabled for specific sub-agencies/independent agents only.

PNR search area allows the user to search PNR by PNR code and Name.

Displays all not empty Queues and allows its management.

Always present area throughout the application even if the user scrolls down. It allows the user to search for a PNR no matter where he is in the application or shows the user if and what PNR is open while allowing immediate access to its available actions.

TICKETING 

risk-free ticketing autonomy

Sub-agencies/independent agents can issue tickets with just one click and the tickets are immediately generated.

Sub-agencies/independent agents can pay tickets using the available credit or credit cards depending on what was authorized by their respective consolidation/host agency.

The ticketing system only issues guaranteed fares, eliminating the risk of fare manipulation that can lead to unwanted ADMs.

Allows you to add endorsements to the tickets.

SETTINGS

strong flexibility

Consolidation/host agencies may define general IATA Fees, preferred carriers, blacklisted carriers and remarks or customize specific settings per sub-agency/independent agent, offering full setup flexibility.

Supports IATA Fees, XP and Ticket Fees.

All fees can be set by “Flight Type” (National, International, and Intercontinental), “Journey type” (One Way, Round Trip and Multi-destination) and “Up to” (fare range) which will allow the user to make the fee depend on the fare amount.

Fees can be set as an absolute value and/or a percentage of the fare amount.

This section allows consolidation/host agencies and sub-agencies/independent agents to add the carriers they wish to point out to their users as being their preferred ones. Excel file import and export is available.

This section allows consolidation/host agencies and sub-agencies/independent agents to specify the carriers they wish to exclude from the search results. Excel file import and export is available.

This section allows consolidation/host agencies and sub-agencies/independent agents to specify the remarks that will be added to the PNR. The remarks can be set to be directly added to the PNR without the need for the user to fill-in anything or make them visible during the PNR creation to be filled-in.

This section allows consolidation/host agencies and sub-agencies/independent agents to specify the 6 preferred queues they wish to be displayed in the Preferred Queues section available on the homepage.

Consolidation/host agencies can upload their own logo and display it on their itineraries.

Consolidation/host agencies can define if their sub-agents/independent agents can void tickets.

MANAGEMENT

full account tracking

Allows each agency to manage their own editable information.

Allows consolidation/host agencies to manage their sub-agencies/independent agencies’ editable information.

Consolidation/host agencies can set their credit card acceptance logic per sub-agency/independent agent: not accepted, accepted or specify the credit cards that will be authorized.

Allows sub-agencies/independent agencies to request a credit to their consolidation/host agency as Credit Request or Money. Transfer and attach files. Consolidation/host agencies will then be able to accept, accept changing the amount or deny the request.

Allows consolidation/host agencies to see all their sub-agencies/independent agents’ balance and notify those he wishes to alert about low balance.

Allows sub-agencies/independent agencies to check all their transactions and allows consolidation/host agencies to keep track of all their sub-agencies/independent agents’ transactions providing filtering capabilities for easier tracking.

Allows consolidation/host agencies to manually input airline commissions by city-pair or country-pair.

Reports are exported to excel files. Supports ticketing reports (per PNR, Ticket or Segment) and account reports.

Consolidation/host agencies can specify private fares for all sub-agencies/independent agents or per sub-agency/independent agent. Private fares cloning is available to speed up the process of creating new private fares. Supports Cat35, Account Code, Tour Code and Published private fares and users can set private fares for both One Way and Round Trip journey types and add OSI per private fare. Private fares can be exported to an Excel file.

Area where the consolidation/host agencies can manage the information that appears on the IATA Board displayed on the homepage.

INSIGHT

content highlight

Always present notifications block keeps the user updated with indicators about his business most critical information and useful content.

Summarises the sales of the current month right on the homepage offering consolidation/host agencies a quick insight about their sub-agencies/independent agents’ sales activity and allows sub-agencies/independent agents the ability to see their own performance.

Displays TTS news and curated travel industry information published on the TTS blog.

Preferred queues homepage block displays the 6 most relevant queues for your agency.

Area where consolidation/host agencies can post information to all their sub-agencies/independent agents like business procedures or communications.

Area reserved to disclose application alerts to users.

SMARTPOINT PLUGIN 

more productivity and work comfort 

The TTS Consolidator Smartpoint Plugin is available for sub-agency users/independent agents and offers the following features directly in Travelport Smartpoint, NEW Travelport Mobile Agent and TTS Web Agent NEW:

  • The login in the plugin is made using TTS Consolidator credentials
  • Issue PNRs according to the business rules established in TTS Consolidator
  • Check available credit
  • Check transactions

More info.

ADD-ONS

choose what you need

Users are able to quickly check the lowest rates in a 3-day window range. More info.

Enables consolidation/host agencies to offer their portfolio to sub-agencies or independent agents that don’t have a Travelport GDS or any GDS at all. More info.

SUPPORT

full commitment

Context help is available throughout the application of key elements.

Access to a knowledge base with detailed content about how the application works.

24/7 support by email available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

CUSTOM DEVELOPMENTS

Does your agency have a problem not solved by any of these features?

Of course, we are available for custom development to tailor TTS Consolidator to your needs!

Talk to us!

What’s in it for you?

It offers consolidators/host agencies the mechanisms to set, manage and keep track of each sub-agency/independent agent credit, giving total control to the consolidators regarding the risk they are willing to take per non-IATA agency.

Its graphical and intuitive experience, the automation and control minimize structure costs and reduce the need for specialized human resources for both parties, consolidators/host agencies and non-IATA agencies/independent agents.

The system issues only guaranteed fares which will contribute to improving quality and to reducing errors and ADMs.

The ticketing automation and the fact of being a web-based solution, making it accessible 24/7, allow sub-agents/independent agents to work whenever suits them best while releasing consolidators/host agencies’ team from manual, bureaucratic and time-consuming processes.

Improves the service consolidators/host agencies offer to the sub-agencies/independent agents and enables sub-agencies to provide a better service to their customers, allowing them to match the service of IATA agencies thus increasing business opportunities.

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