selects OpenJaw Technologies

Posted: November 1st, 2006

Platform to Manage its Online Distribution of Scheduled and Low Cost Carrier Air Inventory

Dublin, Ireland & Madrid, Spain, 1 November 2006, one of Spain’s largest online travel agencies, have become OpenJaw Technologies’ first Latin customer following in the footsteps of other major online travel distributors in other global markets including India, Scandinavia, the UK, Ireland and the USA. required a single distribution platform which would enable it to connect to multiple GDS (Global Distribution Systems) and LCC (Low Cost Carrier) supplier systems and which would enable to have full control over the management and definition of its own business processes for the supply and distribution of this inventory.

“ is an excellent reference site for us in the Spanish market as it demonstrates the flexibility of our online distribution platform to manage inventory from multiple suppliers and to quickly and easily implement business decisions on the switching and redistribution of this inventory,” said Ricardo Navarro Ales, OpenJaw Technologies’ Regional Manager for Iberian and Latin American Markets. “Also, by having control over the management of its supplier connections, can switch between suppliers for international and domestic air supply depending on prices and inventory availability.”

OpenJaw’s XML based xDistributor platform with its inbuilt business rules engine fulfils all requirement for, providing it with the flexibility to combine GDS and LCC inventory in addition to other supply sources and redistribute it via a range of consumer, corporate and call centre interfaces. is implementing OpenJaw’s xRez booking engine for the development of its B2B and B2C distribution channels.

“ has chosen OpenJaw’s platform in line with our internal policy of providing the best technology to serve our users. Therefore, xDistributor and xRez will be used as our core technology for future developments and for our commercial strategy for the foreseeable future,” said Juan Domínguez, CEO, “The solution that we put in place with OpenJaw allows us to significantly extend the range of products and content available to our customers. In addition, our joint development with OpenJaw in the areas of system integration and online channel distribution has provided us with a complete solution which is both flexible and reliable.”

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About is an online travel agency that belongs to YACOM TRAVEL Group. provides Internet users with an online booking and ticket sales service for all transportation requirements, in addition to hotel bookings, packaged holiday offers, and car rental. Furthermore, the site enables customers to download maps and destination guides and offers multiple trip recommendations. is one of the top ten travel agencies in Spain and one of the top three online agencies. The team comprises of more than 100 travel professionals who look after more than 600,000 customers. The site handles 2 million Web visits per month. For further information, please visit

Notes To Editors:

About OpenJaw Technologies

OpenJaw Technologies is a leader in delivering high performance travel distribution solutions to the global travel industry. Our solutions enable the world’s leading travel companies to market, distribute and sell their online travel offerings in a differentiated way.

OpenJaw’s solution portfolio includes the xDistributor Integration Platform and Business Rules Engine that enables travel supplier integration, distribution channel management and dynamic packaging; xRez: a highly customisable Internet Booking Engine; xRezAgent: a sales and servicing platform for call centre agents; xLocation: a location data and hierarchy management application; xHotel: a content, mapping and inventory management system for accommodation and xEvent: a content and inventory management system for events and destination activities.

OpenJaw is a member and active participant of the Open Travel™ Alliance.

OpenJaw Technologies is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, with regional offices in Galway and Madrid, Spain.