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ABC Global Services Wins Prestigious Magellan Award

Published Thursday, October 08, 2015 agency booking tool named best in its category

 Boca Raton, Fla., (October 8, 2015) — The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards has named ABC Global Services’ online booking tool as the Gold winner for travel-agent-only websites in the online travel services category.

Magellan Award winners are chosen by a panel of top travel industry professionals including journalists, authors, consultants and industry executives. ezBOOK scored highest on a 100-point scale in the online travel services category, earning Gold designation.

“ABC Global Services is honored to receive this prestigious award and recognition amongst travel industry leaders,”ABC Global Services CEO Eric J. Altschul said. “We have worked diligently to make ezBOOK the leading hotel booking tool for travel agents, and winning a Magellan Award is an excellent validation of that effort.”

Similar to consumer meta-search tools such as Trivago or Kayak, ezBOOK gives agents access to more than 600,000 hotels around the world across a wide variety of rate inventories, searching platforms including global distribution systems, online travel agencies and net wholesale providers. It features a user-friendly display and numerous customizable features, allowing agents to tailor it to best fit their business needs.

Agents benefit from signing up and using the tool not only from its vast inventory but also the easy ability to compare rates, view commission levels and terms and conditions, making sure they are finding the best hotel deals for their clients.

The Magellan Awards honor the best in the industry in a wide range of travel industry segments, including online travel services, airlines and airports, hotels, destinations, cruise lines, travel agencies. Travel Weekly, among the most influential B2B news resources in the travel industry, administers the awards.

About ABC Global Services

ABC Global Services is a leading supplier of services and technology for travel agencies, advisors and professionals.Founded in 1978, ABC now provides services for nearly 8,000 agency locations of all sizes, covering 76 countries around the world. Through decades of cultivating relationships with hotels and other industry suppliers, ABC offers an ever-growing roster of services, including: the ABC Premier Hotel Program™, featuring more than 33,000 hotels around the world, all commissionable and many with deep discounts off BAR (best available rates); ABC’s hotel booking engine, which aggregates inventory across multiple distribution sources to consolidate rates and commission levels for more than 600,000 hotels globally; ABC Global CommissionPro™, which tracks and reconciles commissions for agents at no charge and chases down commissions that go unpaid longer than 90 days; ABC Global e-Travel Alerts™ which provide agents with critical updates of world events that could lead to travel disruptions; and ABC 24/7™, an around-the-clock call center service.

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