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More Corporations to Adopt e-Travel Aergo

More than 260 corporations, including
international companies Total, Thales, Bavaria-Lloyd Reisebuero GmbH for BMW
Group, and Siam Cement have now adopted e-Travel Aergo, the flexible,
one-stop, online booking solution for managed travel programs. 

Ian Wheeler, VP Marketing and Acting Managing Director, Amadeus e-Travel
comments, “The industry continues to acknowledge the benefits for
corporations to manage their travel online.  Year-on-year we have seen an
83% increase in bookings processed by Aergo worldwide in the third quarter
and corresponding strong growth in SAP Travel Management powered by e-Travel
on which we work jointly with SAP. This phenomenal growth coupled with the
rapid expansion of our worldwide customer base is proof of our continued
success and customer-centric approach.”

Gilles Buannic, Global Travel Manager, Total, says, “We have initiated
development of the Ulysse Travel&ExpenseTM /Aergo solution, which supports
adoption and cost control and is now embraced by other major companies.”


Commenting on their decision to choose Aergo Mr. Aviruth Wongbuddhapitak,
Siam Cement Public Company Limited, said, “With more than 20,000 staff
across six strategic business units, Siam Cement wanted a fully integrated
travel management solution that allowed staff to quickly and easily book
their travel coupled with real-time visibility of travel information and the
ability to track staff locations.” He added, “Already high consumers of
business travel, and with travel costs up almost 30% over last year, cost
control is a key advantage of this solution.”



Wheeler concludes, “Listening to the immediate concerns of travel managers
within the market has helped us to develop a multi-currency, multi-language,
multi-GDS Aergo that meets the evolving needs of our customers across a
range of market sectors”.


These corporations join the growing list of customers worldwide who with the
support of fully dedicated local e-Travel teams are enjoying the benefits
and cost savings that come from e-Travel’s corporate solutions.