Our Partners Ecosystem

Over 20 years, KDS has built and nurtured a comprehensive ecosystem of travel content providers, global and regional travel management companies, payment providers, BPO suppliers, tech vendors and others.

This is key to our unique ability to provide our customers with a TRAVEL CONTENT RICH booking platform at the best prices–as well as expertise and support for their T&E needs. Ultimately delivering business value through user experience.

 The map below illustrates KDS’s position within the ecosystem and the ways in which we connect and interact with partners to deliver business value through user experience for our customers.

KDS Partner Ecosystem

How do suppliers make their travel content available on the KDS platform?

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Travel Management Companies Booking.com for Business

As the world leader in online accommodation with over 1 million properties worldwide, Booking.com is bringing years of experience to the world of business travel with Booking.com for Business (www.booking.com/business). We make booking and travel management easy, with our broad and rich content available for booking directly within KDS Neo. With no service costs or implementation fees, great rates and no cancellation fees in most cases, Booking.com for Business is designed to meet the specific needs of corporate travel. With Booking.com for Business in Neo, every user can book with confidence, wherever their business takes them and companies benefit from even greater adoption and better control.

Partners Cap 5

KDS technology to optimize travel spend: The Self Booking Tool (SBT) is the SBT most used in the world. This tool allows to directly make your reservations (train, air, hotel, car rental) on your site private in compliance with your company's travel policy CAP 5

Travel Content Agis Uniglobe

AGIS is an agency specialized in business travel, recognized and appreciated by its customers for its strong values. AGIS is a human enterprise, responsible, agile, true and simple. AGIS

Travel Management Companies DNATA

Dnata is one of the world's largest air services providers offering ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering services across five continents. www.dnata.com

Travel Content DEUTSCHE BAHN

The leading provider of transportation in Germany and Europe. Founded in 1994, it is today one of the world’s leading passenger and logistics companies and operates in 150 countries. DB AG is a multi-level group headed by a holding company, based in Berlin. The operations are handled by four Corporate Divisions, namely those for Passenger Traffic, Freight Traffic, Passenger Stations and Track Infrastructure. Deutsche Bahn

Travel Content HRS

HRS is a global hotel solutions provider and offers its more than 40,000 corporate customers worldwide a variety of tools and services free of charge, covering the whole value chain for the entire hotel booking process – from hotel procurement, over booking transactions and innovative payment solutions through to providing data for the analysis of accommodation expenses. With more than 250,000 hotels in 190 countries, HRS offers a large selection of hotels worldwide. As well as hundreds of hotel chains, this also includes roughly 150,000 privately held hotels. HRS

Travel Management Companies FCM Travel Solutions

Created in 2006, 3mundi represents the third generation of travel management companies, combining high performance technological solutions with the best human talent. 3mundi provides professional travel solutions to 300 companies, from small businesses to large corporations. Every day, 3mundi helps businesses stay ahead of competition while their business travelers can travel worry-free. Active in more than 30 countries via the TSI network (http://www.tsi-network.com/), 3mundi has offices in France, Switzerland and Spain. FCM Travel Solutions

Travel Management Companies FREQUENT FLYER TRAVEL

Frequent Flyer Travel Paris is an independent travel management company. Thanks to its experience and knowledge, FFT offers a real alternative to integrated agencies networks, to help companies optimize business volumes up to €30M. Frequent Flyer Travel is organized around four main activities: business ticketing, consulting and optimization, events and leisure. Frequent Flyer Travel Paris

Travel Content iAlbatros

iAlbatros - part of the SMT Group - is the only provider in the hospitality industry to have designed an online e-procurement platform rather than a hotel reservation tool. iAlbatros helps businesses control and reduce accommodations spend. When you use iAlbatros, you ‘procure’ your hotel room as well as use iAlbatros as a third-party payer. iAlbatros gives back the control to the buyer. iAlbatros

Payment & Financial Services GB BUSINESS

GB Business is a global outsourced financial service provider, offering efficient tax recovery services and business expense management processes. The partnership and cooperation with GB Business provides customers with a seamless outsourced service to the KDS front end expense management software. GB Business will support businesses to significantly reduce transaction costs and improve management control when logging, calculating, processing and auditing corporate expenses. Outsourced expense management services include: Business Expense Processing Services, Business Expense Auditing Services, VAT/Tax Reclaim Services, Help-Desk Services, Scanning of all Documents Tailored Services. GB Business is a dedicated partner for many organisations around the world. They continually assess their performance, legislative requirements, the evolving needs or their business and client base and adapt and improve their processes and performance accordingly. GB Business

Travel Management Companies AVEXIA VOYAGES

Avexia Voyages - Business Travel for SME - SMI. Avexia Voyages is a business travel leader in France for SME - SMI Avexia
TVA CONSEIL

Payment & Financial Services TVA CONSEIL

TVA Conseil, member of the Cash Back Group, specializes in foreign VAT refund. TVA Conseil assists over 500 companies based in France, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxemburg with foreign VAT refund. To successfully service clients, TVA Conseil is backed by Cash Back’s international network of VAT experts located in over 30 countries, and also by their online tracking system providing transparency and control to securely maximize clients’ foreign VAT refunds. With an average European VAT rate of 21%, recovery of foreign VAT on travel expenses unlocks substantial savings.. TVA Conseil

Travel Content TRAINLINE

Trainline is the leading supplier of UK train travel products. Trainline provides fast and easy access to timetables, fares, reservations and tickets through its website and contact center operations in the UK train travel sector. TheTrainline has 8 million registered customers, supplying 10% of all rail tickets sold in the UK. Trainline

Travel Management Companies MANOR

Manor is one of the first professional groups of travel agencies in France specialized in business travel. 60 companies are part of the Manor Gie group. Manor
EUROSTAR

Travel Content EUROSTAR

Eurostar is the high-speed rail service directly linking the UK to France and Belgium via the Channel Tunnel. It started operating in 1994, providing city centre to city centre services. Eurostar

Travel Content AVIS

Avis Rent A Car System, LLC and its subsidiaries operate one of the world's leading car rental brands, providing business and leisure customers with a wide range of services at more than 2,000 locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America and the Caribbean region. Avis is one of the world's top brands for customer loyalty, ranking as the number one car rental company in the Brand Keys® Customer Loyalty Index. Avis

Travel Management Companies AMERICAN EXPRESS

American Express is a leading global payments, network and travel company founded in 1850. American Express

Travel Content TRAVELFUSION

Travelfusion is one of the world's best travel planner. A leading travel content aggregator, Travelfusion's system connects directly to hundreds of air, hotel, car, rail, ferry, ground transport and tour operator suppliers' websites. Travel Fusion

Travel Management Companies PRIVILEGES VOYAGES

A tailored services travel agency. Privilèges Voyages
SIXT

Travel Content SIXT

The Sixt Group is a global player supplying high-quality mobility solutions. Learn about Sixt, partner of KDS , the specialist in travel software and business expense management. Sixt
EASYJET

Travel Content EASYJET

easyJet are all about making travel easy and affordable. That means they can help you to get more value from your travel spend. easyJet fly to more primary airports on Europe’s top 100 business routes than any other airline. Their corporate product includes the Inclusive fare which is designed for business and bundles a bag, seat choice and all fees. The easyJet Flexi Fare allows route and date changes as well as including a seat choice, fast track security, speedy boarding, second on board bag and all fees. EasyJet
TRAVELPORT

Travel Content TRAVELPORT

Travelport is the world’s only true Travel Commerce Platform, focused on providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the $8 trillion global travel and tourism industry. We’re listed on the New York Stock Exchange (TVPT). Our platform enables travel providers, travel agencies, corporations and developers to search, share, buy and sell travel. Travelport
EUROPCAR

Travel Content EUROPCAR

Europcar has developed into a global provider of mobility services. The foundation for this evolution consists of partnerships with airlines, railway operators, hotel groups, automobile clubs and road-side assistance services. Europcar thus integrates the business of renting cars within a consistent, global mobility concept. Europcar

Travel Management Companies SELECTOUR AFAT AFFAIRES

A leading network of travel agencies. Founded in 1970 Selectour is a leading French network of travel management companies with 550 agencies, a hundreds of which are specialized in business travel. Selectour Afat Affaires
TRONDENT DEVELOPMENT CORP.

Payment & Financial Services TRONDENT DEVELOPMENT CORP

A leading global travel technology company. Founded in 1994, Trondent Development Corp. is a leading provider of web-based software applications and data management services to the global travel industry. Trondent’s customers are comprised of travel management companies, on-line booking providers, meeting management companies and Fortune 500 corporations. Trondent maintains a broad portfolio of affordable services developed to be compatible with all travel distribution systems. Trondent’s services are designed to improve operational efficiency, reduce costs and optimize profitability. Trondent

Travel Content HCORPO

HCorpo is an advanced online hotel booking and rationalisation system strictly dedicated to corporate travel. Designed from the outset to meet the needs expressed by companies, HCorpo is the only hotel booking platform offering immediate availability, management and centralised billing services for 100% of your hotel expenses. HCorpo therefore provides full visibility of all hotel options, helping users control their spend and drastically reduce their lodging costs. With 200,000 hotels in its portfolio, HCorpo maintains a worldwide network of hotels in more than 210 countries, from 2- to 5-star hotels, both chains and independent operators, always offering several types of rooms and providing availability up to the last minute. HCorpo
SNCF

Travel Content SNCF

SNCF is France's national railway company and manages the rail traffic in France and the Principality of Monaco. SNCF operates the country's national rail services, including the TGV, France's high-speed rail network. SNCF employs more than 180,000 people in 120 countries around the globe. The railway network consists of about 32,000 km (20,000 mi) of route, of which 1,800 km (1,100 mi) are high-speed lines and 14,500 km (9,000 mi) electrified. About 14,000 trains are operated daily. The company has its headquarters in Paris. SNCF
BUDGET

Travel Content BUDGET

Budget Rent A Car System, Inc. is the owner and franchiser of one of the world's best-known car rental brands. Budget rents cars through a network of about 1,850 locations, some 825 of which are company-owned, in the Americas and the Asia/Pacific region. Budget
AIRPLUS

Payment & Financial Services AIRPLUS

AirPlus is a leading international provider of business payment and MIS solutions, including: AirPlus Company Account – for central billing of pre-trip expenses; AirPlus Corporate Cards – for expenses incurred while travelers are on the road; AirPlus Information Manager – for consolidation, reconciliation and total visibility of expenses. AirPlus helps over 35,000 corporate customers worldwide save costs and optimize their travel expense management through streamlined processes. AirPlus offers a complete payment solution enabling businesses to take full control of their expenses spend. Unique invoicing options and high-quality reporting and analysis make a real difference to customers’ bottom line.At the forefront of an award-winning product portfolio lays a strong commitment to innovation, greater transparency, enhanced data quality and research. AirPlus
CDS Groupe

Travel Content CDS Group

CDS Group is helping companies of different sizes as well as government organisations to simplify hotel booking and optimize costs. Created in 2001, CDS is the first company in France to be specialized in centralised booking management for hotel and venues for events. CDS provides its clients with data thanks to three exhaustive platforms: seminars, events and hotels. CDS clients optimize their hotel and seminar program, reduce their costs by 30% and monitor their activity thanks to complete reporting. CDS Groupe

Travel Content Hertz

Hertz operates the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly car rental brands in more than 10,300 corporate and licensee locations throughout approximately 150 countries in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and New Zealand. Hertz is the largest worldwide airport general use car rental company with more than 1,600 airport locations in the U.S. and more than 1,300 airport locations internationally. Hertz

Travel Management Companies CARLSON WAGONLIT TRAVEL

Carlson Wagonlit Travel is a recognized world leader in business travel management and consulting services, designing and implementing superior travel solutions for institutions and companies. CWT is dedicated to helping companies of all sizes, as well as government institutions and non-governmental organizations, optimize their travel program and provide best-in-class service and assistance to travelers. By leveraging the talents and know-how of its people and providing leading-edge technology, CWT helps clients around the world drive savings while delivering service and enhancing security and sustainability. Carlson Wagonlit
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Booking.com for Business
Cap 5
Agis Uniglobe
DNATA
DEUTSCHE BAHN
HRS
FCM Travel Solutions
FREQUENT FLYER TRAVEL
iAlbatros
GB BUSINESS
AVEXIA VOYAGES
TVA CONSEIL
TRAINLINE
MANOR
EUROSTAR
AVIS
AMERICAN EXPRESS
TRAVELFUSION
PRIVILEGES VOYAGES
SIXT
EASYJET
TRAVELPORT
EUROPCAR
SELECTOUR AFAT AFFAIRES
TRONDENT DEVELOPMENT CORP
HCORPO
SNCF
BUDGET
AIRPLUS
CDS Group
Hertz
CARLSON WAGONLIT TRAVEL