About Amadeus: a history of innovation in travel

Daniel Batchelor

Global Head of Corporate Communications, Amadeus IT Group

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For nearly three decades Amadeus has been a leading innovator in the global travel and tourism industry. Along the way, there have been many important milestones and this infographic highlights the key events that have made us who we are.

a brief history of Amadeus


We’ve come a long way since 1987 and today our workforce of 14,200 represents 123 nationalities, speaking over 56 languages with more than 70 Local Commercial Organisations covering +190 markets.

Investment inresearch and developmenthas also been integral to our growth. Since 2004, we’ve invested over 4 billion Euro in R&D and our 20 R&D centres span the globe from Bangalore to Boston to Nice.

Sustainability, both in our business practices and our respect for the environment, is a guiding force for us and this is evident with our inclusion on theDow Jones Sustainability Indexfor five consecutive years.

Amadeus’ most import assets,our culture and our people, which are strongly supported by senior management, have propelled us to the forefront of technology development. Retrace our journey in this infographic and please share it with anyone interested in learning more about what we do.