Amadeus signs new Carlson Wagonlit Travel partnership
Amadeus has signed a multi-year renewal and expansion of a long-term business partnership with Carlson Wagonlit Travel to provide technology.
As part of this agreement, Carlson Wagonlit Travel counsellors around the globe will have access to extensive travel content on the Amadeus Travel Platform and the latest technology including Amadeus Selling Platform Connect.
The combination of the content and the tools will empower Carlson Wagonlit Travel counsellors to deliver quality and personalised services to travellers in a simplified and more effective manner.
“We are delighted to be deepening our business partnership with Amadeus as part of our CWT 3.0 strategy,” said Vince Chirico, senior vice president, global network and technology partners, Carlson Wagonlit Travel.
“Working with Amadeus will help simplify our operating infrastructure, enable joint innovation, and accelerate our continued global growth.”
A key part of Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s strategy is to streamline its platforms and processes in order to be more efficient and ultimately deliver better traveller experiences.
The implementation of Amadeus’ latest technology will support Carlson Wagonlit Travel in executing its strategy.
Rajiv Rajian, executive vice president of business travel, travel channels, Amadeus, added: “Travelers today are looking for consistency, transparency and choice, and the right technology is key to meeting these needs.
“We are excited to expand our long-term partnership with Carlson Wagonlit Travel to ensure it has the leading technology supported by the richest content to serve the needs of business travellers today and tomorrow.”
Carlson Wagonlit Travel recently joined Amadeus’ NDC-X program and will be working with Amadeus to connect travel sellers and airlines using the IATA NDC standard.