Worldspan, a provider of services to 16,000 travel agencies, says it will use secure messaging services from Ptek.

Worldspan offers electronic data services between 800 travel industry providers and 16,000 agents in 70 countries. It will use Xpedite from Ptek as part of secure payment options for its Fastmail product suite.

“It is critical for us to offer our agency customers a seamless, reliable product to manage the thousands of travel communications they exchange daily with their clients,” said Mike Parks, senior vice president and general manager — for Worldwide Travel Distribution at Worldspan, in a statement. “Xpedite’s technology enables our agents to send itineraries and other critical information directly from their desktops, without additional software or phone lines. We selected Xpedite because of its industry leadership and its ability to make the process of delivering necessary travel documents, anywhere in the world, quick and easy.”