ARLINGTON and DULLES, VA. – October 12, 2022 – ATPCO and Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) today announced plans to bring together ATPCO’s Elevate and ARC’s TravelConnect as a jointly hosted industry conference in 2023. Scheduled for October of next year, Elevate + TravelConnect 2023 will bring together travel leaders and industry stakeholders for expert discussions, educational breakout sessions, and networking opportunities around the issues impacting the global travel industry, from offers and orders to retailing and settlement.
Industry collaboration is a pillar of both ATPCO’s and ARC’s value and purpose. As airline-owned entities, both companies are working toward building industry solutions. The companies work with the same airline partners and see this event partnership and closer working relationship leading to other collaboration opportunities for the betterment of the industry.
During the closing session of ATPCO’s Elevate 2022, ARC’s President and CEO Lauri Reishus joined ATPCO President and CEO Alex Zoghlin onstage to announce the event to a crowd of 400 airlines, sales channels, GDSs, technology providers and industry stakeholders. The two leaders emphasized collaboration as a foundation for developing creative solutions in pricing and retailing that help the industry thrive and grow.
“We are excited to partner with ATPCO to bring our industry this unified event,” said Reishus. “With the synergies between our two organizations and our shared mission to serve stakeholders in air travel, this partnership will provide the content, learning opportunities and networking where the whole will truly be greater than the sum of its parts.”
“This is our first conference partnership of this kind and fits well with our priorities to drive the industry forward through collaboration, from data and payments to fare filing and settlement,” added Zoghlin. “We’re ready to show everyone what industry collaboration looks like both on and off the stage.”
Registration for Elevate + TravelConnect 2023 will open next year. Visit the Elevate + TravelConnect website to sign up for more information and event announcements.
ATPCO drives innovation for modern airline retailing. From offer creation to order settlement, ATPCO partners with over 400 airlines and channels to identify marketplace needs, deliver standards and global solutions, and lead end-to-end ecosystem transformation required for industry success. As a neutral entity, we do this through a combination of industry collaboration, governance, and a commitment to enhancing airline retailing today and into the future. Airline-owned for more than 55 years, ATPCO is everywhere people shop for flights. For additional information, visit atpco.net.
ARC accelerates the growth of global air travel by delivering forward-looking travel data, flexible distribution services and other innovative industry solutions. We are a leading travel intelligence company that possesses the world’s largest, most comprehensive global airline ticket dataset, including more than 15 billion passenger flights representing 490 airlines and 230 countries and territories. Our solutions and expertise strengthen economies and enrich lives by connecting stakeholders across the travel ecosystem. For more information, visit arccorp.com.