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Travel Weekly Magellan Awards Give Gold Honors to

Published Thursday, November 02, 2017

ABC Global Services

For Immediate Release

Boca Raton, Fla. October 30, 2017 — For the third year in a row, ABC Global Services’ online booking tool earned honors from the prestigious Travel Weekly Magellan Awards, winning the Gold award in the online travel services overall travel-agent-only website.

A panel of top travel industry professionals, including executives, consultants and journalists, scored ezBOOK among the highest in its category, giving it Gold designation for the second time. The tool earned Gold designation in 2015 and also earned Silver designation in 2016.

“We are thrilled to once again receive this distinguished honor from one of the most respected names in the travel industry,” ABC Global Services CEO Eric J. Altschul said. “We have continued to enhance and improve ezBOOK to make it the most powerful hotel booking tool for agents, and this award validates the efforts of the ABC team.”

ezBOOK provides today’s travel professional with the same ease of booking as popular consumer shopping sites, while giving them the rates, tools and features they need to do their job efficiently and remain competitive in today's online travel environment.

ezBOOK tailors its’ SuperSearch™ technology specifically to meet travel agents’ needs, putting an inventory of more than 600,000 hotels worldwide at their fingertips with a user-friendly platform. It aggregates rates from global distribution systems, online travel agencies and wholesale net rates into a single display, so that agents can view inventories, payment options and commissions.

Through ezBOOK, agents can set their own commissions with net rates and add service fees to any booking, shop via map, filter by room and bed type and view ratings and reviews to ensure they always find the best hotel match for their clients.

The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards annually honors the best of the travel industry across a wide variety of segments.

About ABC Global Services

ABC Global Services is a leading supplier of products and services for TMCs, travel agencies, advisors and independent travel professionals. Founded in 1978, ABC provides services for nearly 11,000 agency locations of all sizes, covering 76 countries. ABC offers an ever-growing roster of services, including the industry-leading ABC Premier Hotel Program, which features more than 42,000 hotels around the world and generates more than 26 million room nights and $4.1 billion in revenue annually. ABC also offers, a hotel booking engine exclusively for travel professionals. The engine, which aggregates inventory across multiple sources by consolidating rates at more than 600,000 hotels globally, won Travel Weekly’s Magellan Award for the last three consecutive years. ABC also operates hotelCONNEX, which provides custom hotel sourcing solutions for TMCs and their clients.

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