Hutchinson-Priceline, a leading travel services provider in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan, has renewed its distribution and Web Services agreement with Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner and transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry. The agreement has been extended for a further five years following four previous years of successful partnership, based on Amadeus’ technology and service excellence.
Mr. Tony Ma, Chief Executive Officer of Hutchison-Priceline, said, “This long-term strategic technology partnership with Amadeus is very important for Hutchison-Priceline. Their products and services enable us to adapt to market needs more swiftly and proactively. We have to make sure we are always one step ahead of our competition in order to maintain our leading position and Amadeus’ technology supports that strategy.”
Mr. Louis Lee, General Manager of Amadeus Hong Kong, said, “Amadeus is a true technology provider for all players in the travel industry, turning their business visions into reality. Our solutions cover distribution, e-commerce, airline IT, travel agent operating systems, corporate online booking tools and numerous other areas, all benefiting from mutual synergies. We are honored to have the trust of Hutchison-Priceline to help build their competitive edge with our technology. Our team in Hong Kong is fully committed to the continued success of this strategic partnership.”
Hutchison-Priceline’s travel services are available to travellers in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan. Its web site—www.priceline.com.hk—is among the most popular B2C travel booking web sites in Hong Kong. Capitalising on the growing number of travelers who are planning and booking leisure travel online, Hutchison-Priceline has gained tremendous growth momentum in the online segment.
To further enhance and improve its ability to provide travel services to its parent company – Hutchison Whampao, they will also deploy Amadeus’ corporate online booking solution, Amadeus e-Travel Management (AeTM). AeTM is another award winning solution from Amadeus, designed to help global companies manage their employee travel in a more streamlined and efficient way, whilst enhancing cost control and reporting capabilities at the same time.