Opodo adds Amadeus hotels
Opodo the pan-European online travel company is added Amadeus to its source of hotels inventory, bringing the total number of hotels now offered on the Opodo service to over 65,000.
This partnership will give the 12 million visitors who check out the Opodo sites each month, access to Amadeus’ full range of independent and chain hotels - from chic boutique city properties, to elegant country house hotels, to family-based resorts, across 186 countries.
John Ryan, Director Hotels, Opodo commented, “Opodo is continuing its mission of providing customers with the widest possible choice of good value, quality products. This partnership with Amadeus enables us to offer our discerning travellers a wide range of hotels in the top destinations around the world.”
By partnering with Amadeus Opodo is enabling hotels to seamlessly manage its rates and availability and avoid the use of extranets, thereby supporting the company’s philosophy of working with partners on a supplier-friendly model, building long-term partnerships both with key intermediaries as well as direct to hotels.Ê
“Opodo is a major new distribution channel for Amadeus Hospitality, viewed by 12 million visitors a month. Additionally, Amadeus distributes hotels in its system to 360,000 travel agency and airline points of sale in 217 markets around the world,” said Antoine Medawar, Managing Director, Amadeus Hospitality Business Group.
Currently operating in nine European markets, Opodo customers can access deals from nearly 500 airlines, over 65,000 hotels, and 7,000 car hire car locations, as well as package holidays, charter flights, city breaks, ski offers and a host of value added travel services.