Flight Centre Travel Group has announced plans to expand its business travel foothold in Germany, following the acquisition of Opodo Corporate from eDreams. Opodo Corporate will operate as FCTG Corporate until the end of this year and transition to Flight Centre’s travel management brand, FCM, from January 2018.
It’s never been so easy to find out everything you need to know about your flight. Apple’s latest technological innovation is now available with Opodo, and its new app offers access to essential trip details and destination information from your watch, in addition to a range of other features.
Opodo has confirmed chief executive Ignacio Martos will leave the company after five years. He will be replaced by eDreams chief executive Javier Perez-Tenessa following the merger of Opodo, eDreams and Go Voyages.
Opodo has reached an agreement with Barclays Private Equity to sell 100% of Karavel S.A., the France-based tour operator and owner of brand Promovacances.
Opodo has appointed Sam Jabbour as Chief Information Officer.
By Anna GouldmanOpodo, the online travel company created by nine of Europe’s leading airlines (Aer Lingus, Air France, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, KLM and Lufthansa) have just announced the acquisition of Quest Travel for approximately £1.2 million in cash. Internet Travel News decided it was time to catch up wih newly appointed CEO, Simon Vincent, to find out what we can expect to see from Opodo in 2005.
Opodo, the online travel company created by nine of Europe’s leading airlines (Aer Lingus, Air France, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, KLM and Lufthansa) has seen an impressive growth rate since it was launched in 2001 and was most recently recognised for its use of digital media, when it picked up the “Revolution Award”, alongside an award for best brand building by an online business.This week Internet Travel News speaks to David Scowsill, who was appointed CEO of Opodo in September 2002.