We’re creating a more connected travel industry, underpinned by sustainability and long-term investor relations.
Ian Van Hove
Western Europe, Middle East and Africa Program Manager, Mobile, Amadeus IT Group
From left to right: Hanne Buis (Schiphol Group), Kees Kruithof (Amadeus Benelux), Sara Van de Pontseele (Amadeus Benelux), Stef Rijkers (Amadeus Benelux), Frank Oostdam (ANVR)
Amadeus Benelux was honoured as the winner of the ANVR-Schiphol Innovation Award 2013 forAmadeus m-Powerin front of 200 Dutch travel professionals on Saturday, November 16 in Dresden.
This prestigious award is given to a person or company, active in the travel industry that developed a project, product or initiative with an innovative character.
The jury, consisting of, Hanne Buis (Director Aviation Marketing, Schiphol Group), Frank Oostdam (Director ANVR), Jan Lokhoff (Founder Travmagazine) and the winner of 2012 Wim Butte (CEO, Airtrade) reviewed 8 nominees with Amadeus m-Power as the final winner.
Amadeus m-Power, designed with the end traveller in mind, provides travel agents an integrated mobile channel, offering their travellers pre-trip, in-trip and post-trip functionalities for them to fulfil their travel needs on the move. Thanks to this new technology several services can be offered in one mobile application: search, book- and payment functionalities of different airlines, real time flight notification, direct customer service, online check-in and social media functions.
Mobile is not the future but already today!
Amadeus’ vision of mobile applications will play an even more important role in the future. This award confirms our vision of shaping the future and is very rewarding for the Benelux team!