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New Research Study Explores Trends to Meet Consumer of the Future Needs

IHG | April 29, 2019

The end of room types, robots at the concierge and achieving 'cult status': new Amadeus-IHG research asks if this is the future of hospitality? New research study, Drivers of Change in Hospitality, explores the changes we can expect as guest insight, technology optimization and the ability to hyper-personalize take effect. Informed by over 7,500 consumers worldwide and industry experts, the study identifies three trends that the sector must respond to meet the needs of the consumer of the future. Traditional room types have been around forever - single, double, twin, suite or family room. It's a tried and tested format, beloved by hotel...

3 Steps to Successfully Move Your Small Group Bookings Online

Amadeus | November 8, 2018

By John-Michael Jenkins There is a valuable customer demographic that is often overlooked by many in the hospitality industry – Small meetings. Small meetings are often single day events for 25 people or less that may or may not have guestrooms. If properly cultivated, this customer base offers a low risk, high reward for your property. These groups, which make up 50% of the market, pose a unique opportunity to secure repeat business, fill need periods and generate steady revenue. A key to landing and expanding small group business is to start offering these groups online bookings. The advancement of technology in the hospitality ...

How to Grow Group Business for the 2018 Holiday Season

Amadeus | November 1, 2018

Believe it or not, the holiday season is nearly upon us. Year after year, we notice that holiday event planning seems to sneak up on planners — suddenly it's November and they haven't booked a venue or secured a date for their holiday party. Planners are booking events later than ever before, often with a lead time of less than 90 days. While it can be stressful to have everyone scrambling to plan their group events for the holidays, it doesn't have to be. Be proactive, and help planners help you by starting the conversation about their group business needs for the season. Here are four tips to help increase your group business fo...

3 Things the Hospitality Industry Can Learn From Google

Amadeus | October 31, 2018

In 2018, digital travel sales are expected to reach $198 billion, with more than 140 million adults researching a trip online. As global travel increases, people are consuming more digital content than ever before as they search the web for the cheapest flights, best hotels, and popular tourist sites at their destination. In return, shoppers are flooded with information from companies hoping to inspire interest early in the travel planning process. Brands are investing big in digital ads and paid search campaigns to increase visibility, creating a cash cow for Google. This year alone, the tech giant will rake in almost $40 billion in to...

World Travel Awards Recognizes TravelClick for Best-in-Class Booking Engine

TravelClick, an Amadeus Company | October 25, 2018

TravelClick Wins "Australasia's Leading Hotel Booking Solutions Provider" at 2018 Awards NEW YORK, October 25, 2018 – TravelClick, an Amadeus company, today announced that the Company has been awarded "Australasia's Leading Hotel Booking Solutions Provider" by the World Travel Awards this year. "Winning this prestigious award for our booking engine in Australasia, based on industry votes, is a validation of our significant investment in and focus on creating best-in-class reservation solutions," said Curtis Brewer, Senior Vice President, Reservations and Web Solutions, TravelClick. "With TravelClick's Booking Engine 4.0, hoteliers...

Amadeus Accelerates Expansion in Hospitality Sector With $1.52bn Agreement to Acquire TravelClick

Amadeus | August 13, 2018

Deal will significantly expand Amadeus' presence in the hospitality sector. Addition of TravelClick's cloud-based solutions for mid-chain and independent hotels will enable Amadeus to reach all segments of the market with an enhanced portfolio. Madrid, 13 August 2018 - Amadeus has agreed to acquire TravelClick from Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm, for USD $1.52bn. TravelClick, which is headquartered in New York City, is a leading global hospitality provider that serves more than 25,000 customers across 176 countries. It provides innovative cloud-based solutions, including an independent and mid-size hotel Central R...

HFTP Announces Entrepreneur 20X Sponsorship Agreement With Amadeus at HITEC Houston

Amadeus | June 15, 2018

E20X Houston will take place Monday, June 18, 2018 starting at 1:00 p.m. at HITEC Houston Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), producers of Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®), is pleased to announce its Entrepreneur 20X (E20X) sponsorship agreement with Amadeus for HITEC Houston. The successful E20X pitch competition, featuring hospitality technology startups, will take place at HITEC Houston in the afternoon on June 18, 2018. HITEC Houston will take place from June 18-21, 2018 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas USA. HFTP's Entrepreneur 20X progra...

Amadeus and HRS Join Forces to Help Companies Organize Small Meetings

Amadeus | November 27, 2017

The Integration of HRS' meetago Solution with Amadeus cytric Travel & Expense Helps Corporations Better Manage Their Hotel Program COLOGNE, Germany & MADRID--November 27, 2017--Arranging an event requires high doses of organization and patience. Corporations tend to leave the larger conferences to the professionals, but for the smaller meetings and events, employees often have to double as event planners. To help make organizing a meeting easier, Amadeus and HRS Global Hotel Solutions (HRS) announce the integration of HRS' meetago small meeting solution with Amadeus cytric Travel & Expense. This agreement is an extension of ...


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