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Stakeholders Call for ‘Transport and Tourism’ Portfolio in European Commission

Fifty European tourism stakeholders are calling for the European Commission to create a “Transport and Tourism” portfolio.

Amadeus Launches ‘Travel API’ with NDC Capabilities

Amadeus has launched its new "Travel API" solution, which gives airlines greater offer differentiation and travel agencies access to more content and functionality.

UNWTO Launches 2nd Global Tourism Startup Competition

The World Tourism Organization and Spanish tourism group Globalia have launched the second edition of the UNWTO Global Tourism Startup Competition.

Amadeus: Amex GBT Books American Airlines NDC Fares via New API

American Airlines, American Express Global Business Travel and Amadeus recently announced NDC-enabled bookings using the Amadeus Travel API.

German Bookings Slightly Drop for Greece Holidays in July

The demand for holidays in Greece by the Germans weakened slightly in July following strong growth in June, according to data by Amadeus.

Amadeus to Sponsor ‘Travel Forward’ Startup Competition at WTM 2019

Amadeus will again sponsor the Startup Showcase and Competition, a global travel technology event to be held during the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019.

Amadeus Partners with Booking.com, Boosts Accommodation Content

Amadeus has signed a hospitality distribution agreement with Booking.com, making its accommodation content available to more travel sellers worldwide.

Amadeus, Sabre Distribution Practices Under EU Inspection

The European Commission has launched an official investigation into distribution deals carried out by booking system providers Amadeus and Sabre with airlines and travel agents.

Digital Technology Delivers Far More than Cost Savings for Airports, Says Report

The potential of digital technologies within the airport environment are explored in a study titled “Airport Digital Transformation”, conducted by Arthur D. Little and commissioned by Amadeus.

Southwest Airlines Partners with Amadeus to Offer Best Flight Choices

Southwest Airlines has signed a 10-year agreement with Amadeus, aiming to deliver optimal flight choices by implementing the Amadeus Sky Suite by Optym for network planning.

CWT Includes Amadeus in ‘3.0 Strategy’ to Deliver Better Traveler Experiences

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has expanded its global business partnership with Amadeus and included the travel technology provider in its ‘3.0 strategy’.

Amadeus Acquires TravelClick to Accelerate Expansion in Hospitality Sector

Amadeus has agreed to acquire global hospitality provider TravelClick from Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm, for USD $1.52 billion.

‘Mega Airlines Studies’ Trains Students of Airtravel Aviation Academy of Cyprus

The Athens-based training center Mega Airline Studies successfully trained 27 students of the Airtravel Aviation Academy of Cyprus.

Amadeus Achieves Level 3 Certification on Latest NDC Standard

Amadeus has renewed its Level 3 certification on the latest version of the new Distribution Capability Standard (NDC), Altea 18.1.

Cobalt Air Joins Amadeus’ Global Travel Agency Community

Amadeus and Cypriot airline Cobalt Air have entered into a partnership, aiming to launch the carrier’s full range of services and fares in the Amadeus intermediated channel.

Qantas Joins Amadeus NDC-X Program

Australian airline Qantas will join the Amadeus NDC-X program to sell its NDC offers across travel sellers around the world.

Amadeus Renews Partnership with Aspida Travel

Amadeus and Aspida Travel have announced the renewal of their long partnership in the Greek market for the next six years.

Amadeus Holds First ‘Airline Day’ for Greek Travel Partners

Travel technology platform Amadeus held a special event for its partners in Greece, aiming to inform on the trends that are set to transform the travel sector in 2018.

Amadeus Revamps Qantas Online Booking Process, Offers More Seamless Customer Experience

Amadeus has completed a major digital redesign of the online booking process of Qantas, aiming to make the customer experience more seamless.

PAL Chooses Amadeus Technology to Innovate Products, Power 5-star Ambitions

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has chosen Amadeus technology in its goal to innovate products and upgrade its total passenger experience to achieve a Skytrax 5-Star rating.