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Amadeus to Showcase the Evolution of Corporate Travel Innovation for Amadeus One and More at 2011 GBTA Conference
Line-up includes educational sessions, sponsored activities and demos focused on the Amadeus One solutions suite, IT consulting services and future-focused technologies
August 11, 2011 - Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner and transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry, today announced it will be showcasing the continued evolution of innovation in corporate travel at this year's Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) International Conference and Exposition in Denver, August 21-24.
"At Amadeus, technology innovation defines us-it's the core of our DNA. So we are excited to feature at this year's GBTA conference the continued evolution of Amadeus One – present, planned, and future – which is key to our ongoing focus in serving the unique needs of the corporate travel marketplace, especially in North America," said Vic Pynn, Executive Vice President, who heads up Amadeus' corporate travel efforts in the Americas.
Amadeus continues to deliver on its commitment to the marketplace, Pynn said, with the Amadeus One solutions suite, including its flagship agency desktop available to U.S. corporate travel agencies since January of this year. Now the evolution continues with a preview of new features and enhancements scheduled for rollout in the coming months, as well as future-focused technologies on the drawing board.
The Amadeus Hospitality Suite
Once again at GBTA, Amadeus will host a hospitality suite showcasing to the corporate travel industry its Amadeus One suite of solutions and consulting services as well as the best technologies of today and tomorrow. This year Amadeus will feature:
Amadeus Innovation Here and Now
Amadeus' Vision for Evolution
Amadeus Innovation Labs
[Note: All Amadeus One demos are by appointment only in the Amadeus Hospitality Suite. Please send requests to businesstravelIT@amadeus.com.]
Monday, August 22, 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m., Session MB-18
Wednesday, August 24, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., General Session
"We look forward to again bringing new and compelling initiatives and insight to the corporate travel marketplace during this year's GBTA conference," said Pynn. "At Amadeus, our goal as a technology partner and provider is to enable our customers to seamlessly meet and stay ahead of new marketplace requirements, from point-of-sale to point-of-service, to assure their business is optimally efficient, effective and successful."
For more information on Amadeus IT solutions and services for the corporate travel marketplace, visit www.amadeus.com/businesstravelIT, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 1-866-AMADEUS, or an Amadeus sales representative.
Customer groups include travel providers (e.g. airlines, hotels, rail, ferries, etc.), travel sellers (travel agencies and websites), and travel buyers (corporations and individual travelers).
The group operates a transaction-based business model and processed 850 million billable travel transactions in 2010.
Amadeus has central sites in Madrid (corporate headquarters and marketing), Nice (development) and Erding (Operations – data processing centre) and regional offices in Miami, Buenos Aires, Bangkok and Dubai. At a market level, Amadeus maintains customer operations through 73 local Amadeus Commercial Organizations covering 195 countries.
Amadeus is listed on the Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Valencia stock exchanges and trades under the symbol "AMS.MC". For the year ended 31 December 2010, the company reported revenues of EUR 2,683 million and EBITDA of EUR 1,015 million. The Amadeus group employs over 10,130 employees worldwide, with 123 nationalities represented at the central offices.
Phone: 804 675 8151
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