Simple, better, quicker, accurate: these are the hallmarks of the best online shopping experiences for travellers when it comes to booking a flight. And now customers of Air Canada have all of these features in a new and improved booking experience, powered by digital solutions from global travel technology company, Amadeus.
Travel technology giant Amadeus has unveiled a new ticketing model that establishes simple commercial link to travel agencies, enabling railways to expand their global visibility, reach, and revenue. Here we find out more.
Amadeus IT Group has reported adjusted profit of €911 million for the full year of 2016, which represents growth of 21.2 per cent compared to 2015. This growth was supported by an increase of 14.3 per cent in revenue, to €4,473 million, and 16 per cent in EBITDA to €1,700 million.
Kuwait Airways’ has continued to implement its transformation strategy with the implementation of technology and consulting services from Amadeus. The carrier is currently undergoing a five year period of change under the stewardship of chairperson and chief executive Rasha Al Roumi, the Middle East’s first female airline leader.
Under the stewardship of chief executive Rasha Al Roumi, the Middle East’s first female airline leader, Kuwait Airways has undertaken to implement a bold new strategy designed to revive the airline’s once pioneering legacy in regional aviation. A transformative plan with clear infrastructural changes and new technologies will be implemented that will see it become the preferred airline linking Kuwait to the world, by 2021.
Amadeus, the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, and the ministry of tourism of Kenya have agreed to work together to help young people and women in underprivileged communities access employment and entrepreneurship opportunities in the travel and tourism industries. The pilot programme is scheduled for launch in Kenya before the end of 2017.
Malaysia Airlines has signed a new deal with Amadeus technology that will focus on three strategic areas – transforming the airline’s passenger service operations, developing new revenue streams, and revamping the online shopping experience for travellers. Travellers today want to customise how they travel by picking individual services both à la carte or in a bundle that offers tangible value. They also want relevant offers delivered to them that are sensitive to their preferences.
When it comes to shopping for travel online, how quickly do consumers expect to see search results? And what if the accuracy of those search results came at the cost of speed? For online travel companies in today’s fast moving world, search times of more than a few seconds might mean shoppers open another tab and look elsewhere.
Following an extensive review of their IT requirements, Advantage Focus Partnership has selected Amadeus as their preferred technology partner until 2019. The announcement is an extension of the Focus Partnership’s existing relationship, having worked with Amadeus on a preferred partner status since 2013. The Focus Partnership Review was conducted by a cross section of their membership who, ratified by the Focus Tech Panel, voted overwhelmingly to continue working with Amadeus.
easyJet and Amadeus have announce the renewal of a long-term partnership, giving Amadeus subscribers continued access to easyJet’s range of fares. The partnership will support the airline’s evolving growth strategy, which includes a focus on business travel, and ensures that corporate travellers in particular can easily access and book the airline’s range of business friendly products such as Inclusive and Flexi Fares.
Amadeus and mobile messaging software company Zingle have signed a new partnership to integrate Zingle messaging technology with Amadeus’ hospitality service optimisation solutions. The deal will allow Amadeus to provide hotels with the mobile texting and messaging technology they need to better service and communicate with guests.