Bird Group's IT Offers For Travel Industry

by CXOtoday Staff    Nov 28, 2005

The Bird Group, a known Indian conglomerate in the Travel and Information Technology arena, has announced seven key solutions for the Indian travel and tourism industry.

Developed by Bird Information Systems, a division of the Bird Group, the solutions, catering to the need of airlines, travel agencies and the end traveler communities include:

Airlines sector:
* Airline Inventory Reservation System (AIRS): A web based hosting system for low cost domestic and regional carriers with limited operations to market their product and control inventory. AIRS customers include Kingfisher Airlines, Paramount Airways, Go Air, Indus Airways, Air One and Shree Raj Travels.
* BSP TQS: A Ticket Quota System for airlines that helps update the airline ticket quota on the Global Distribution Systems (GDS).
* ARINC iMUSE: Addresses common use of IT outsourcing needs across airport locations.

Travel Agencies:
* India’s first B2B portal for accessing small and mid-sized travel service providers, (Accommodation, Taxi, Tour Operators and Railways).
* SARAL: Provides travel agents instant connectivity to the Amadeus host site in Germany through an IP based network. It enables the running of more than one application at any given time.
* Amadeus Agent Management System (AAMS): A Windows-based client server application, it has been developed as a tool for providing centralized information of a GDS’s Customers.

End Travelers:
* PNR SMS: Enables travel agents to send travel itineraries to their passenger’s mobile phone via SMS.

Ankur Bhatia, Executive Director of The Bird Group, said, “Our focus is on designing and delivering state-of-the-art technology solutions that empower the travel community to ultimately offer a superior travel experience to end travelers.”