SINGAPORE, 9 July – Amadeus has appointed Nadia Yahiaoui to head corporations for the Asia Pacific, effective immediately.
With the corporate segment identified as one of the Amadeus ‘Travel Channels’ strategic priorities and the APAC region outpacing the rest of the world in terms of business travel spend, Nadia will work on increasing Amadeus’ regional footprint.
By addressing the needs of the corporate buyer with a portfolio of business travel technology solutions including self-booking tool, expense management and duty of care, Nadia and her team will help APAC based corporations better manage business travel and expense.
The newly appointed leader will be based in Singapore and report to Amadeus’ senior vice president commercial, corporations, Travel Channels, Arlene Coyle.
Commenting on her appointment, Yahiaoui said: “By 2025, business travel spending in APAC is expected to double, Amadeus has a compelling offer for corporations and has made great headway in this space. I look forward to taking the reins and continuing the great work that has already been done in the region.”
The Asia-Pacific Team is part of Amadeus’ worldwide organisation for the corporations’ segment, helping corporations power smarter business travel.
Prior to this role, Nadia was leading a regional team whose role is to retain and develop Amadeus’ business relationships with global travel management companies.
She has also held several global and regional management positions in Amadeus, both in airlines and the travel management companies segments.