ABACUS Distribution Systems announced the establishment of its first office in
Cambodia. According to a press release, ABACUS will handle travel agent enquiries
about the ABACUS system of plane ticket reservations, and provide training and information
on how ABACUS can help travel agents with their automation needs.
ABACUS is jointly owned by 11 major airlines inthe Asia region and the US-based Worldspan
Global Travel Information Services. Their press release says they are "the Asia-Pacific's
leading Computerised Reservations System (CRS) with over 90% market share in most
of its partner's home markets. ABACUS has been growing at an annual rate of about
30% in the past few years and this growth is continuing with ABACUS having over 6,000
agency locations andmore than 15,000 CRTs in the marketplace. In addition to access
to airline, car, cruise and other travel information, ABACUS also provides access
to over 160 hotel chains with more than 30,000 properties world-wide."
ABACUS is located on the ground floor of the Diamond Hotel.