With an assortment of
technologies, platforms, and applications, even the most
forward-thinking companies in the travel sectors are
handcuffed by dependencies on older technologies.
This assortment inhibits the sharing of information
needed to meet today's e-commerce demands and stifles
the growth of companies. By example, since
airlines were early adapters of mainframe computing,
most interactions with airline inventory systems
continue to be forced through ALC protocols even as
airline booking systems and other management tools are
implemented using XML and web service technologies.
Travel industry companies are
upgrading platforms, adding business applications, and evolving
websites to meet buyer demands. The result is a jumble of
old and new technologies that struggle to communicate with each
other fast enough to respond to new e-commerce needs.
These mixed platforms make it increasingly difficult to
consolidate and mine the entirety of your data to make
Is this your struggle?
The Eastman Group can help. Our goal is not
to sell you yet another new system or application, but rather to
create an environment in which all of your existing applications
communicate to share information universally.
The Eastman Group's team of developers, using
our AutoLinkII™ technology, can help your company evolve your
disparate systems to one another (via Web Services, ALC,
XML, EDIFACT, FTP, etc.)
- Add new
tools, applications, and vendors effortlessly,
- Create a
single database for reporting, Super PNRs, accounting and
back office functions,
business rules to any of your applications to allow you to
control the business process consistently, and
systems and applications in a phased approach, without
interrupting business processes.
Taking a travel
company as an example, whether your applications and vendors are
using older protocols or modern web services, we bring them into
a central switch for easy communication and data sharing.
Your systems are integrated into a set of standardized and
In an airline
company illustration, consider the various elements that must
come together to run an Airline Operation Center. The
sharing of information gives management the ability to make
better informed business decisions. Consistent application
of business rules, whether determined by contract or by
management, ensures a consistent and reliable process.
Whether your needs are extremely complex or fairly simple,
whether running Flight Operations, Maintenance, Cargo, Back
Office or integrating the entire operation, The Eastman Group
can bring tools and expertise to assist you. Integrations
can be implemented modularly and phased to prevent interruptions
to your current business process.
Travel Systems Integration
What can we do for you?
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