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2014

Open Destinations celebrates its 15th anniversary with the launch of a new brand identity at Travel Technology Europe. The Travel Studio software evolves with a new supplier extranet, bringing more efficiency in the back office with management of hotel suppliers.

2014 is also the launch of the first ever London Technology Week, where Open Destinations partners with Travolution to host a special speaker session about the future of travel technology.

2013

This year sees the launch of Travel Studio 2.0 - the next generation of software built on the .NET platform. Open Destinations hosts a speaker session at Travel Technology Europe, taking visitors on a journey through the successful implementation of an e-commerce strategy.

Open Destinations further expands the senior management team, with the introduction of former TUI boss John Davies to head the projects team.

2012

Open Destinations hosts its first ever customer conference in London with 17 different workshops over two days. The conference is attended by over 50 delegates, representing tour operators and wholesalers from Europe and other worldwide clients who travelled from as far as Australia and Canada.

Travel Studio is now installed in over 30 countries, with more than 5,000 users logging on to the system every day.

2011

Open Destinations opens new purpose built offices in Goa, India to accommodate over 300 staff. The company sees large scale growth in the development and customer support teams, as well as travel outsourcing, which provides flexible staffing for tour operators in the back office.

2008 - 2010

The Fare Studio software now provides even more functionality, with integrations through the Sabre and Amadeus platforms. The customer base for Open Destinations expands even further around the globe to include Rocky Mountaineer Vacations, Abreu, Wendy Wu Tours and TUI Sport.

In other technology news, 2008 sees the launch of the iphone and Facebook becomes the most trafficked site on the Internet in 2010.

2006 - 2007

Open Destinations launches Fare Studio, a fares and contracts database integrated with Galileo and Travel Studio. The company again sees large scale expansion with a relocation of staff to larger offices in both London and Goa.

The travel industry also see air travel move to new heights, with the Airbus A380 beginning its commercial service with Singapore Airlines.

2003 – 2005

Open Destinations launches travel outsourcing services for clients, providing flexible staffing for back office processes that include contract loading and finance processes. Open Destinations also expands to open its first offshore office in Goa, India to provide development and support for the software.

Social media also beings to gain momentum worldwide, with the launch of Linkedin (2003), Facebook (2004) and Youtube (2005).

2000 - 2001

Open Destinations launches Travel Studio – a comprehensive travel reservations system designed for complex tour operators and wholesalers. The software further evolves within the year to include an e-commerce module offering a comprehensive web services API.

1999

Open Destinations is founded, with JacTravel and Abercrombie & Kent signed on as charter clients.