Flight Centre buys Unmapped

Company News

by Rachael Jones

The Flight Centre Travel Group (ASX:FLT) has fast-tracked its digital transformation by buying a business that has revolutionized the traditional travel itinerary.

Umapped is a Toronto-based technology company that provides travel documentation, communication and itinerary management software to the travel industry.

The acquisition will enhance Flight Centres web and mobile services to deliver upgraded documentation, better templates and seamless, real-time communication between consultants and customers.

Umapped’s products are already used by Flight Centres GOGO wholesale business in the USA, will now be rolled out globally.

Shares in Flight Centre Travel Group (ASX:FLT) closed 2.31 per cent lower to $53.33 yesterday.
 

Rachael Jones

Finance News Network
Rachael comes to FNN after working for Fairfax Media covering international breaking news, including the global economy and politics. She joined FNN in February 2018. She has reported on Australia’s finance news for various organisations since 2000 and has also interviewed a number of key business players, including Bill Gates. Rachael has also worked across a number of countries, including the UK and the US.