Voyages-sncf.com Partners with Translations.com to Localize TGV-Europe.com
NEW YORK & PARIS, June, 28, 2010 – Translations.com, the world’s largest privately held provider of language services and translation-related technologies, today announced an ongoing engagement with Voyages-sncf.com, the leading online travel agency in France, and its European online booking site, TGV-europe.com.
In December 2009, Voyages-sncf.com engaged Translations.com to localize www.tgv-europe.com into five languages: German, Spanish, English, Dutch, and Italian. To streamline internal workflow and project management processes, Voyages-sncf.com is deploying Translations.com’s GlobalLink™ Product Suite. GlobalLink technology allows companies to manage and track the entire translation process within a secure, easy-to-use environment on the web. Under the terms of the contract, Translations.com will also handle the ongoing maintenance for the site’s translations, as the content will be updated frequently.
Isabelle Duval, Head of Europe at Voyages-sncf.com, states: “As the specialist website for high speed train travel in Europe, we strive to offer to our customers value-added services adapted to the local marketplace. Translations.com’s expertise in the tourism industry is a strong asset that will help us further develop our web services and communicate our brand message all over Europe.”
Translations.com CEO Phil Shawe added, “By providing their booking site, TGV-europe.com, in several languages, Voyages-sncf.com has expanded the appeal and accessibility of high speed trains to European travelers and tourists alike. We look forward to a successful ongoing relationship.”
Voyages-sncf.com is a major player in the French travel industry, receiving more than 10 million unique visitors per month. With an extensive network of partners – including SNCF, Eurostar, Thalys, Lyria, 180 airlines, 108,000 hotels, and 10 car rental firms – Voyages-sncf.com gives its clients access to train and airline tickets, as well as entertainment and vacation packages. Additionally, Voyages-sncf now accompanies its clients when they travel with its mobile platform, Voyages-sncf.mobi. The mobile site currently receives one million unique visitors per month and is fully accessible from any network. Voyages-sncf also has its own iPhone app available from the AppStore. Vogages-sncf.com is part of the SNCF (French National Railway Company) group. To learn more, please visit Voyages-sncf.com.
In 2008, Voyages-sncf.com launched its European activity under the name TGV-europe, offering eight websites in 13 different languages. As a fully web-based distributor, TGV-europe sold more than one million tickets in 2009 alone. Catering to Europeans who wish to explore the continent by train, TGV-europe provides train tickets from a number of European rail companies, such as TGV, Thalys, and Eurostar. In addition, TGV-europe offers its clients the option to reserve hotels and rental cars. TGV-europe is part of the SNCF group. To learn more, please visit www.TGV-europe.com.
Translations.com is a leading provider of software, website, and enterprise-wide localization services, as well as localization-related technology products. Translations.com solutions allow customers to conduct business more effectively in international markets. The company has a global presence on four continents and services a variety of clients with dedicated practice groups for every major industry. Translations.com is part of the TransPerfect family of companies. For more information, please visit www.translations.com.