Tech giant Amadeus has seen revenue increase by 14.6 per cent, to €1,410 million, over the first three months of financial 2019. In a strong performance for the company, EBITDA expanded 11.3 per cent, to €600 million.
The stars of hotel development in Africa are Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco and Ethiopia, according to the eleventh annual survey by W Hospitality Group. The four countries head the top ten by numbers of rooms in the internationally branded hotel development pipeline, with Egypt showing 15,158 rooms in 51 new hotels.
Emaar Hospitality has launched a fully-integrated mobile app that covers all the hotel, hospitality and leisure experiences under the group. With the single app, users will have seamless access to an extensive range of services including booking of hotels, restaurants, spas, golf and entertainment attractions using their mobile devices.
The close partnership between Amadeus and Finnair is set for new heights with a renewed agreement, which will provide the carrier with increased flexibility to support its recently announced distribution strategy.
Car rental provider Avis has announced it will be launching a new European-wide campaign this month, designed to celebrate the international roll-out of the new Avis app.
Tourism New Zealand has signed a memorandum of understanding with Tencent Holdings to jointly support the growth of Chinese arrivals to the destination.
Dubai-based hospitality and travel group First & Foremost Travel Connection is launching a dynamic business-to-business hotel booking system at Arabian Travel Market.
Last summer, the aviation industry set a new record, with over 200,000 aircraft taking to the skies every day. In a competitive marketplace, airlines are looking for the right technology that enables them to deliver memorable experiences for their customers.
The name and identity of Seera, meaning journey, is the culmination of the company’s transformation efforts, which has seen its operating environment undergo a significant shift.
Ascott aims to drive revenue growth, improve operational efficiency and enhance value to its customers and business partners through a comprehensive front-to-backend systems makeover.
Travellers using Google Pay on Android L or higher devices can now simply save their mobile ticket to Google Pay from the Eurostar app, and proceed directly to ticket gates at Eurostar stations for a more seamless start to their journey.
American Express Global Business Travel has appointed Gerardo Tejado as general manager of American Express Meetings & Events. In his new role, Tejado will report to Global Business Travel’s executive vice president of global supplier relations, Michael Qualantone.