Travelport helps agency customers with card compliance

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Travelport has announced the launch of an online PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) compliance referral service to help its customers’ businesses achieve PCI DSS certification.

As from March 2018, any IATA agent that accepts card transactions against its own merchant agreement or issues Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP) card transactions is required to provide proof of PCI DSS compliance to IATA.

Travelport chose to partner with SecurityMetrics, a provider and innovator in data security and compliance for organisations worldwide.

The PCI DSS Certification programme provides customers with an online Wizard Tool to guide agents through the self-assessment questionnaire process. The multi-language tool enables Travelport’s agency customers worldwide to achieve PCI DSS compliance, a requirement by the card industry for every business that touches card payments.

Further information on Travelport’s PCI DSS Certification Program can be found at www.travelport.com/pcidsscompliance.