Amadeus backs Mekong seminar

September 25, 2017 by  
Filed under Events, Mekong, News, Thailand

BANGKOK, 25 September, 2017:  Amadeus and the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) are jointly organising the first Mekong Trends Aviation Seminar, in Bangkok, 10 October.

They are inviting industry leaders to attend from the six member countries of the Mekong Region; Cambodia, China (Yunnan and Guang Xi provinces) Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam

The inaugural Mekong Trends Aviation Seminar will highlight the key insights of the recently published Mekong Trends Snapshot on Air Transport in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS). Read more

Mongolian opts for Altéa Suite

August 10, 2017 by  
Filed under Aviation, News, Technology

BANGKOK, 10 August 2017: MIAT Mongolian Airlines, the national flag carrier of Mongolia, confirmed last week a new partnership with Amadeus to upgrade its technology systems.

The airline will adopt Amadeus Altéa Suite, a passenger service system that will further the airline’s mission to connect Mongolia with the rest of the world.

Mongolia is noted for its beautiful landscapes, rich culture and vast natural resources that make it an attractive destination for tourists. Read more

Amadeus expands Indonesian base

May 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Indonesia, News

BANGKOK, 29 May 2017: Amadeus is expanding its presence in Indonesia, growing its investment in technology and people to support Indonesia’s travel agency community.

Having established a presence in Indonesia since 2003 the travel technology provider will open new offices in Jakarta which will be the base to take over travel agency distribution sales and customer service activity from MF Permadi a local investor, who has represented Amadeus across Indonesia. Read more

flydubai signs up for Amadeus OPEN

May 25, 2017 by  
Filed under Aviation, Middle east, News

BANGKOK, 25 May 2017: Competitive pricing and unbundled offers provide the traveller  with more choices and flexibility than ever  making it more difficult for airlines to build loyalty.

Amadeus is pitching its OPEN technology at airlines saying it will help them stand out in a crowded market and generate substantial revenues.

flydubai is the latest airline to sign up for “OPEN” to develop its loyalty programme. Read more

One-stop bookings a reality

March 3, 2017 by  
Filed under EUROPE, News, Technology

SINGAPORE, 3 March 2017: Today’s traveller performs an average of 48 searches across eight sites before landing with a specific travel option.

But smarter faster ways to find and book fares are unfolding and one of them involves an Amadeus partnership with Skyscanner and Finnair

Finnair’s full fare inventory is available on Skyscanner through Amadeus’ Altéa New Distribution Capability (NDC), allowing travellers to directly purchase Finnair tickets without leaving the Skyscanner platform.

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Amadeus in the lion’s den

February 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Aviation, News, Technology

BANGKOK, 28 February 2017: A new content deal signed between Amadeus and low-cost airline, Thai Lion, will give travellers worldwide a channel to book low fares to Thailand’s popular holiday destinations.

More than 30 million international tourists visited Thailand last year and according to the country’s research more than 60% will return for a second or third trip.

Familiar with the destination they will search cheap flights and the latest Amadeus agreement will ensure they can book the best fares on 17 Thai Lion routes through the Amadeus network of travel agents, worldwide. Read more

Waite moves to IHG Sydney

February 22, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Singapore, Trade Talk

SINGAPORE, 22 February 2017: InterContinental Hotels Group announced, Tuesday, the appointment of Chris Waite as director of communications, Australasia and Japan.

The former head of communications for Amadeus Asia Pacific office in Bangkok is responsible for leading the communications function for IHG and its core brands.

They include InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Indigo and EVEN Hotels. Read more

FIT Ruums settles in Singapore

November 11, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Technology, Trade Talk

SINGAPORE, 11 November 2016: Webjet Limited has launched FIT Ruums, a new business-to-business (B2B) travel distributor in Asia, operating under its B2B division, WebBeds FZ.

FIT Ruums will offer travel services to the Asian travel trade, including hotel rooms and transfers. It aims to become the strongest travel content aggregator and distributor in Asia and a one-stop shop for both suppliers and clients.

“The rising affluence of Asian countries is driving a new travelling class – a shift away from groups and towards free independent travel (FIT),” explained WebBeds FZ’s newly-appointed director Daryl Lee. “For Webjet, this is the right time to invest in Asia.” Read more

AMADUES: How to engage traveller tribes

October 10, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Trade Talk

BANGKOK, 10 October 2016: Travel providers must be equipped with the latest insights if they are to offer personalised options to Asian travellers, who are categorised in six behavioural tribes according to the latest Amadeus study.

Amadeus identifies the challenges facing travel suppliers and ways to enrich the travel journey for customers in its  study ‘Future Traveller Tribes 2030: Beyond Air Travel’ released last Friday.

The study looks at case studies from the region (India’s online travel agents Cleartrip and to further understand how six emerging traveller tribes are likely to reshape travel segments. Read more

Dow Jones Index recognises Amadeus

September 19, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Technology

BANGKOK, 19 September 2016: Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) has recognised Amadeus for its comprehensive sustainability strategy for the fifth consecutive year both in the European and world categories.

The Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) traces, reviews and evaluates sustainability in leading-edge corporations, worldwide.

Amadeus is the only travel technology company included in both indices. Read more

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