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OpenJaw Technologies opens its first office in China

Irish Travel Technology firm opens new office in Dalian to support growing customer base in China.

06 December, 2017 – DUBLIN/IRELAND, DALIAN/CHINA: Irish travel technology company, OpenJaw Technologies, today officially opened an office in Dalian, China, to add to its existing international offices in Madrid, Krakow and Hong Kong. The new Dalian office, situated in north eastern China, will support OpenJaw’s growing customer portfolio in China. Recruitment for the positions has already started and OpenJaw intends to recruit over 100 staff by end 2018.

“OpenJaw’s t-Retail platform is gaining significant traction in the world’s fastest growing and largest travel market – China. In 2017 alone, we have signed up four new Chinese customers: Shenzhen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, China United Airlines, in addition to our existing Asian customer, Cathay Pacific and Hainan Airlines. Opening an office in Dalian, China to directly service these needs of our customer was a clear choice,” said Kieron Branagan, CEO, OpenJaw. “Dalian has a wealth of tech talent that we can harness to drive our customer success in China”.

Welcoming the announcement, Mr. Zhu Xiaoxing, Vice General Manager of TravelSky: “We are delighted that OpenJaw are opening up an office in Dalian to serve the growing airline customer base. Given the success of OpenJaw in China, the time is right to open up their own office in China, in addition to the existing international offices Madrid, Spain, Krakow, Poland, and Hong Kong”.

Speaking at the announcement, Mr. Jin Guowei, Director of Dalian Hi-tech Industrial Zone Administrative Committee; ‘Dalian is renowned for its high quality of life, its universities and talent base. We are delighted that OpenJaw will be located in Dalian Software Park, joining over 300 enterprises and 37 Fortune 500 companies in the Park’.

Pictured L-R: Mr. Sun Qiongwei, Vice General Manager of Aviation Business, TravelSky Mr. Ke Yongzhong, Deputy Manager of Marketing, TravelSky Mr. Mao Junwei, General Manager of Aviation Business, TravelSky Mr. Jin Guowei, Director of Dalian Hi-tech Industrial Zone Administrative Committee Mr. Zhu Xiaoxing, a Vice General Manager of TravelSky Mr. Kieron Branagan, OpenJaw Technologies CEO Mr. Zhang Zhewei, China Director IDA Ireland; Director of Economic section Consulate General of Ireland in Shanghai Mr. Woon Yun Ling, Senior manager of Dalian Ascendas IT Park Mr. Zhu Jiabin, General Manager of Northeastern Civil Aviation Cares Mr. Zhao Liyan, VP of China Operation, OpenJaw Technologies

Pictured L-R:
Mr. Sun Qiongwei, Vice General Manager of Aviation Business, TravelSky
Mr. Ke Yongzhong, Deputy Manager of Marketing, TravelSky
Mr. Mao Junwei, General Manager of Aviation Business, TravelSky
Mr. Jin Guowei, Director, Dalian Hi-tech Industrial Zone Administrative Committee
Mr. Zhu Xiaoxing, Vice General Manager, TravelSky
Mr. Kieron Branagan, Chief Executive Officer, OpenJaw Technologies
Mr. Zhang Zhewei, China Director IDA Ireland, Director of Economic section Consulate General of Ireland in Shanghai
Mr. Woon Yun Ling, Senior Manager, Dalian Ascendas IT Park
Mr. Zhu Jiabin, General Manager, Northeastern Civil Aviation Cares
Mr. Zhao Liyan, VP of China Operation, OpenJaw Technologies

About OpenJaw Technologies

OpenJaw is the leading online technology partner of the world’s biggest travel brands. Leveraging the power of our dynamic travel retailing platform, the t-Retail Platform, OpenJaw is dedicated to helping airlines, and other large travel companies, to become travel retailing innovators.

The OpenJaw customer portfolio includes: British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Hainan Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, China United Airlines, Asia Miles, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, Four Seasons Hotels, Avis Budget Europe, AIMIA, Air Miles,

Headquartered in Dublin Ireland, OpenJaw also has offices located in Galway, Ireland; Madrid, Spain, Krakow, Poland, Hong Kong and Dalian, China.

ENDS

For further information:

Colin Lewis
Chief Marketing Officer
OpenJaw Technologies
colin.lewis@openjawtech.com
+353 1 525 7100