Travel Technology Solutions

TPConnects enables Travel Agents to Go Online by offering them their own Website, Mobile Apps, B2B Agent Platform & Corporate Booking Tool – integrated with Flights, Hotels, Cars, Payment Gateway etc with MINIMAL initial investment.

Our NDC Gateway helps airline’ to retail travel & push personalised offers to customers through any Point of Sales (airline.com, holidays.com, mobile apps, airline agent platform or Corporate Booking Tool – all User Interface’s from TPConnects). TPConnects NDC based Technology is being used by worlds largest airlines including Saudi Arabian Airlines, Egypt Air, Air Mauritius, Sri Lankan Airlines, Singapore Airlines etc.

Established in 2012, by Rajendran Vellapalath, based in Dubai, TPConnects is the first IT Provider and Travel Aggregator to receive Dual Level 4 certification from International Air Transport Association (IATA).

TPConnects Order Management Platform is Certified by IATA as ONE Order Capable and we are also an IATA Financial Gateway (IFG) Solution Provider.

We are a value-based company driven by the mission “Shaping the Future of Travel Distribution.” At TPConnects, we’re pioneering new technologies and fuelling greater innovation in shaping travel retail by providing a centralised NDC Gateway.

TPConnects NDC based Technology

OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Rakshit Desai

Chief Executive Officer

Rakshit Desai is the CEO of TPConnects, a global travel content aggregation and distribution technology company. Rakshit started his career as a management consultant at Roland Berger and then spent nearly 20 years turning around and scaling up businesses for Flight Centre and Thomas Cook internationally.
Rakshit has degrees from the London School of Economics, Griffith University and Sydenham College. He is frequently quoted on macro trends and issues and has been featured in the 2015 Edition of the Economic Times – Spencer Stuart ‘top 40 under forty’ business leaders list.

George Rajan

Vice President – Sales

George Rajan heads the Commercial Division at TPConnects for the last 5 years.  George is a seasoned professional with 20+ years of experience in account management, customer facing and management roles in complex environments (sales, client relationships, business development, team leadership).

Prior to TPConnects, George was working with leading airlines like Air Arabia and Delta Air Lines with a key focus on sales and corporate account management.

Nikki Ping

Chief Product Officer

Nikki Ping leads the Product division within TPConnects, the Dubai-based IT Provider & Aggregator.  Following the investment from Flight Centre Travel Group into TPConnects, Nikki moved across from her role as Global Head of Air Content & Distribution, to drive both the airline & seller product suite at TPConnects.

Nikki also chairs the IATA Shop Order Advisory Forum, coupled with her prior experience managing Distribution Technology for British Airways. Nikki is uniquely positioned to design and deliver NDC solutions for the entire value chain.

Aman Guglani

Chief Finance Officer

Aman Guglani heads the Finance division at TPConnects. He is a finance professional with 15+ years of experience in various industries – Travel and Tourism, SaaS based solutions, Information Technology – BPO, E-Commerce and Foreign exchange services.

Aman has immense experience in managing global & regional stakeholder relationships, joint ventures investor relationships, clients, supplier relationships along with being responsible for finance operations.

Praveen Kumar

Chief Technology Officer

Praveen Kumar heads the Technology division at TPConnects for over 8 years and has 13+ years in engineering, data science, system & solution architect, and R&D.

Prior to TPConnects, he was a senior-level Information Technology Manager, managing Airline & Travel Agency PSS and distribution workflow, program management, project management and project engineering. He also has experience in building travel retailing applications with in-depth knowledge of IATA NDC, IATA Financial Gateway, GDS, PSS and hotel aggregators. Praveen has proven ability to bridge technology and business goals to provide productive solutions.

Airlines customers using our technology.

TPConnects airline customer base includes many of the world’s top airlines, including Singapore Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Egypt Air, Oman Air, Saudi Gulf Airlines, Sri Lankan Airlines and Air Mauritius.