Dubai-based travel technology company, TPConnects, has appointed Mrs. Nikki Ping as its Chief Product Officer. TPConnects is a leading provider of travel technology solutions focused on IATA’s NDC and ‘One Order’ initiatives.
Ping brings extensive airline distribution knowledge from her previous roles as Head of New Distribution Capability (NDC) at British Airways and most recently as Air Product Director for Flight Centre Travel Group.
She is also an advocate for bringing together all parties to encourage industry adoption of NDC and is a frequent speaker at trade events. Ping also chairs the IATA Shop Order Advisory Forum which includes airlines, GDS, technology companies as well as travel sellers.
In her new role, she’ll be responsible for strategy, development and delivery of products that address need gaps for both the key segments of TPConnects – airlines and sellers.
“I am really excited to make this natural transition to lead the product team at TPC. The world of airline distribution is evolving rapidly and by offering solutions for both airlines and travel sellers, TPConnects is well-positioned to deliver for the entire value chain”, Nikki Ping, Chief Product Officer said on the occasion.
TPConnects is a leading provider of SaaS-based travel technology solutions, helping airlines and travel agencies to retail travel. Its cloud-based software helps organizations to distribute travel products while effectively managing customers. TPConnects is granted Airline Retailing Maturity status under International Air Transport Association (IATA) Airline Retailing Maturity (ARM) index program. TPConnects has also received IATA ONE Order Certification and IATA Financial Gateway (IFG) Certification.