eDreams selects Amadeus for air booking

To support its pan-European expansion strategy, Barcelona-based travel portal, eDreams has selected Madrid-based Amadeus to provide air reservations and booking.
EDreams so far operates sites in Spain and Italy. The company recently launched its services in the UK and France.
Amadeus will integrate eDreams` country sites with the Amadeus System, giving eDreams` customers a way to find and buy flights from more than 500 airlines.
“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,” says eDreams` co-founder and CEO, Javier PĂ©rez-Tenessa.
`Says Julia Sattel, Amadeus vice president for Latin America, “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.”