Madrid, Spain, Amadeus, a leading global distribution system (GDS) and technology provider serving the travel and tourism industries, today announced it is to provide an air reservations and booking solution to eDreams, a key pan-European travel portal.
eDreams is a leading travel portal in Spain and Italy and recently launched its services in the UK. The portal is due to enter France in the coming months.
Amadeus will integrate eDreams’ country sites with the Amadeus System, giving eDreams’ customers a user-friendly way to find and buy flights at the best available fares from over 500 airlines worldwide.
Julia Sattel, Vice President, Markets EMEA & Latin America, Amadeus, said, “Through this agreement with eDreams, a clear leader in leisure travel sales in Europe, Amadeus is now further enhancing its position in the online arena as a service provider to leisure travelers and holidaymakers. This is a fast growing market, offering rich opportunities and we look forward to strengthening our foothold here.”
eDreams’ co-founder and CEO, Javier Pérez-Tenessa, noted that, “This agreement gives us a seamless air sales infrastructure that supports our aggressive growth into new European markets, and allows us to offer our customers a fast, easy and powerful way to find value-for-money air travel, in addition to our unique vacations.”