Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner and transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry, announced it has signed a five-year agreement with CCRA Travel Solutions, a global company specialising in travel services integration and distribution, to provide worldwide distribution services and technology to assist CCRA in their expansion plans worldwide to build an international consortia of travel agencies. Agreements have already been reached with partners in Poland, Ireland, Portugal, Benelux, Singapore, India, Thailand, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, South Africa and Egypt.
Richard Marxen, President and CEO, CCRA Travel Solutions commented, “With exceptional agency solutions and proven results, as well as global brand recognition, Amadeus is our partner of choice as we develop the CCRA Global Network of industry leading agencies and suppliers from around the world. Since we began this undertaking we have added a dozen Distributors in as many markets. At this pace, our goal over the next 24 months is to appoint no less than 20 additional new Distributor Networks representing 15 more countries which, in turn, will have exclusive access to the purchasing power of our global supplier marketplace.”
Stephane Durand, Director, Online & Leisure, Amadeus, stated: “CCRA´s decision to partner with Amadeus will mean that CCRA will benefit from easy access to extensive and comprehensive content, that will increase their customer choice, with the most competitive fares and leisure content at a global level. It is always a pleasure to help our customers explore different routes to growth and profitability for their business.”