BANGKOK, 24 October 2012: Amadeus and newly launched Jetstar Japan (GK) announced a global distribution agreement, Monday that will provide travel agents with worldwide access to the new airline’s range of fares, domestic schedules and inventories.
The landmark agreement makes Amadeus the first global distribution system to offer Jetstar Japan’s content to travel agencies, worldwide, since the airline began domestic operations earlier this year.
Travel agencies will access fares through the Amadeus selling platform and this ensures consultants can tap the same content the airline provides to all other third party travel booking systems.
Bangkok, 7 February 2012: Amadeus announced last week the appointment of Jeff Edwards to head up its hotel support business.
A former chief information officer and EVP distribution of Wyndham Worldwide, Mr Edwards will lead the company’s hotel division selling distribution and IT services to hospitality companies. Read more
BANGKOK, 11 January 2012: Amadeus launched a new hotel optimisation package that it claims will increase competitiveness, by saving time for travel counsellors.
The Amadeus Hotel Optimisation Package covers two areas:
• Profit optimisation – to help large travel agencies and TMCs save time and have more control over global hotel programmes;
BANGKOK, 14 January 2011 – Amadeus, is promoting its study “The Travel Gold Rush 2020,” at what it calls an Amadeus Power Breakfast to be held in Hong Kong, 18 January.
The seminar will take place at The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, North Block, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, from 0800 to 1100. This event is free for corporate travel managers but seats are limited.
BANGKOK, 6 January 2011 – Amadeus announced the appointment of its new president and CEO, Luis Maroto, 1 January, replacing David Jones.
The replacement is part of a wider senior reshuffle planned since January 2010.
However, there was speculation that the reshuffle was prompted by moves to go for an initial public offering that was postponed last year.
BANGKOK, 12 November 2010 – Amadeus launched a new application OneClick earlier this month that bundles a variety of e-travel management solutions, led by a feature that allows companies to keep in touch with travelling executives during an emergency.
BANGKOK 4 November 2010 – A new online application, OneClick, introduced by Amadeus Asia Pacific, claims to be able to keep companies in touch with their employees during national emergencies and travel disruptions.
Introduced Thursday at a media briefing held at its Bangkok regional headquarters, Amadeus said the application allowed corporate users to quickly locate travelling employees in the event of an emergency.
Amadeus OneClick was developed over nine months starting last December and research with potential users suggested it should support what is legally termed “duty of care.” Read more
SINGAPORE, 21 October 2010 – The first Amadeus survey on Asia Pacific hotel distribution trends, released Wednesday, shows travel agents believe ease of booking hotel inventory is just as important as securing an attractive rate, when it comes to selecting accommodation for clients.
Amadeus revealed the research findings at the Web in Travel Conference, held in Singapore yesterday on the side lines of ITB Asia.
It examined travel agents’ and travellers’ perspectives on hotel selection and the booking process to help bridge the gap between agents and hoteliers.
Bangkok, 4 October 2010 – Amadeus, announced, today, that India-based Akbar Travels has selected an Amadeus retailing application to drive sales in their home market and expansion across the Middle East.
BANGKOK, 28 September 2010 – Travel Gold Rush 2020, a study on travel trends commissioned by Amadeus and developed by Oxford Economics was made available for free download, Monday.
According to the authors, the study outlines ways the travel sector can adapt to global economic volatility and secure future growth and profitability.
Key findings are:
• The global picture: Asia set to become the dominate travel spend by 2020