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AidCom Holding AS

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Norway

AidCom Holding AS
Beddingen 14
7014 Trondheim

Tel: +442033222035

Company no. 993258520

Malaysia

AidCom Holding
UOA Bangsar
Tower A, level 23-13
No. 5 Jalan Bangsar Utama 1
59000 Kuala Lumpur

Tel: +442033222035

Company no. 920540-x

Press

  • AidCom signs partnership agreement with Abacus International

    Trondheim, Norway
    2014-02-18

    AidCom´s real-time news and alerts will now be available to the Abacus network of travel agencies and their corporate clients throughout Asia Pacific, within a new partnership agreement signed in Singapore.

    Abacus, the leading travel solutions provider in the region, with systems deployed at over 20,000 travel agency locations, is packaging AidCom content into an innovative digital service branded TripAlert, launching today. Subscribers will receive early advice of potential disruption to travel, identifying the travellers affected to give their agents time to consult and reschedule bookings as needed.

    Abacus processes over 30 million transactions daily, with travellers visiting every corner of the globe. The potential of the TripAlert service and the strategic value of the partnership to AidCom is therefore considerable.

    Martin Symes, Chief Marketing Officer for Abacus commented, “This is a significant value-add for the travel management companies using Abacus to support their corporate customers’ duty of care obligations. TripAlert is also a source of competitive differentiation in a region already delivering a premium service to the business sector.”

    “Abacus is a powerful brand with a vast distribution grid which includes many new markets we want to develop, including India, the Philippines, Indonesia and Taiwan,” added AidCom Founder and CEO Peder Kvendset. “We see great potential in the partnership with Abacus, to build out in this dynamic region.”

    For more information, contact: Hilde Gudvangen, +4740306285, hilde.gudvangen@aidcom.net

    About Abacus International

    Singapore-based Abacus International is Asia-Pacific's leading provider of travel solutions and services with more than 20,000 travel agency locations in 31 markets. With over 25 years of experience in fusing international best practices and local expertise with global and local partnerships, Abacus provides travel information and reservations specifically tailored to the Asia-Pacific region.

    Abacus International is owned by Sabre and a consortium of Asia's leading airlines including All Nippon Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, EVA Airways, Garuda Indonesia, Dragonair, Philippine Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Royal Brunei Airlines, SilkAir and Singapore Airlines. Sabre is the global leader in the electronic distribution of travel and travel related services.

    More information on Abacus can be found at www.abacus.com.sg.

    For more information, please contact:
    Caroline Bye
    Public Relations Manager
    Abacus International
    +65 6426 0788
    caroline_bye@abacus.com.sg

  • AidCom signs contract with MSIG Insurance in Singapore

    Trondheim, Norway
    2013-09-03

    AidCom makes a breakthrough in Asia, by signing with a leading general insurance company in the region.

    MSIG Singapore will offer Travel Alerts from AidCom to its travel policyholders. MSIG distributes travel insurance products through banks, agents, brokers and direct channels in Singapore.

    “We have conducted a pilot test earlier this year and the positive feedback from our policyholders has led us to the launch”, said Paul Faulkner, CEO, MSIG Insurance (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. “This innovation will enable us to provide even better service and is part of our continuous efforts to stay responsive to our customers’ needs,” he added.

    AidCom CEO, Peder Kvendset is pleased to have MSIG pioneering the Travel Alerts in Singapore.

    “This collaboration is crucial to opening up the market for us in Asia. It shows that there is a need for our services, and a willingness to innovate in this part of the world. We look forward to working with MSIG and hope to introduce this service to their other offices in Asia.”

    MSIG is a member of the MS&AD Insurance Group which has offices in over 40 countries and regions, 17 of which are in Asia.