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Features 2017-07-11T13:56:49+00:00

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 to access features of TTS Consolidator directly in Travelport Smartpoint like issuing tickets, increasing sub-agents productivity and comfort. Go to TTS Consolidator Smartpoint Plugin section to learn what features are supported by the plugin.

Each consolidator may define his own URL to access TTS Consolidator 3.0.

The currency can be customized per consolidator and the systems support 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 browser preferred language.

Login credentials are composed by username and password which allows users to have the same email associated with 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

Price search based on Best Buy method 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 the flight schedule.

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

Allows consolidators to search flights as one of their sub-agents to access exactly what their sub-agencies see.

Users can search One Way, Round Trip and Multi-destinations 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 consolidator.

Users have additional parameters to refine search: Cabin, Carrier, Flight Number and Direct Flights. For consolidators 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.

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

SETTINGS
strong flexibility

Consolidators may define general IATA Fees, preferred carriers, blacklisted carriers and remarks or customize specific settings per sub-agency, 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” 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 consolidators and sub-agencies 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 consolidators and sub-agencies to specify the carriers they wish to exclude from the search results. Excel file import and export is available.

This section allows consolidators and sub-agencies 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 to have the user fill anything or make them visible during the PNR creation to be filled-in.

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

With this new feature, IATA agencies can define if their sub-agents can void tickets.

Now sub-agencies can upload their own logo and display it on their itineraries.

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 imports PNRs made 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, 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.

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

Supports pre-seating at booking time.

Supports Name Remarks.

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.

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

PNR search area allows users 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.

MANAGEMENT
full account tracking

Allows each agency to manage their own editable information.

Allows consolidators to manage their sub-agencies editable information.

Consolidators can set their credit card acceptance logic per sub-agency: not accepted, accepted or specify the credit cards that will be authorized.

Allows sub-agencies to request a credit to their consolidator as Credit Request or Money Transfer and attach files. Consolidators will then be able to accept, accept changing the amount or deny the request.

Allows consolidators to see all their sub-agencies balance and notify those sub-agencies they wish to alert about low balance.

Allows sub-agencies to check all its transactions and allows consolidators to keep track of all their sub-agency transactions providing filtering per sub-agency for easier tracking.

Allows consolidators to manually input airline commissions by city-pair or country-pair.

Reports can be exported to an Excel files. Supports ticketing reports (per PNR, Ticket or Segment) and account reports.

Consolidators can specify private fares for all sub-agencies or per sub-agency. Private fares cloning is available to speed up the process of creating new private fares. Supports Cat35, Account Code, Published and Tour Code 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.

The area where the consolidators can manage the information that appears on the IATA Board displayed on the homepage.

SUPPORT
full commitment

Context help is available throughout the application for key elements.

FAQs and a User Manual are available.

24/7 helpdesk email support available and phone support for critic issues or system unavailability.

TICKETING
risk free ticketing autonomy

Non-IATA users can issue tickets with just one click and the tickets are immediately generated.

Non-IATA users can pay tickets using the credit line or credit cards depending on what was authorized by the consolidator for that sub-agency.

Allows you to add endorsements to the tickets.

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

INSIGHT
content highlight

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

Summarizes the sales of the current month right on the homepage offering consolidators a quick insight about their sub-agencies sales activity and to Non-IATA agencies 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.

The area where consolidators can post information to all their sub-agencies like business procedures or communications.

The area reserved to disclose application alerts to users.