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Amadeus changes name

Amadeus is changing the legal name
of its holding company from Amadeus Global Travel Distribution, SA to Amadeus IT
Group SA.

“The new name better reflects the scope and diversity of Amadeus’ offer to the
travel and tourism industry,” comments José Antonio Tazón, Amadeus President &
CEO. “While travel distribution remains a significant part of our global business,
it is now one element of a broader IT portfolio.”

Amadeus provides distribution, IT and point-of-sale solutions to help
its customers adapt, grow and succeed in the fast changing travel industry. Customer
groups include travel providers (airlines, hotels, car rental companies, railway
companies, ferry lines, cruise lines, insurance companies and tour operators),
travel sellers (travel agencies) and travel buyers (corporations and travellers).

Amadeus distributes content to around 385,000 points of sale located in over 215

For airlines, Amadeus Altéa Customer Management Solution is the first new
generation IT platform seen by the airline industry for 30 years. Around 150
airlines use Amadeus Altéa Reservation (Sell) as their sales and reservation system