Amadeus wins big at the 2018 World Travel Awards

Claudio Luiz De Figueiredo Santos

Sales Director, Cluster Ireland and Portugal & MD Portugal, Retail Travel Agencies, Travel Channels, Amadeus

The who’s who of the travel industry joined the World Travel Awards 2018 gala, held at the historic Pátio da Galé, Lisbon, Portugal.

I had the privilege to pick up the prize Amadeus was awarded and we couldn’t be happier to be recognized at this prestigious event. Amadeus earned the following awards:

  • World's Leading Global Distribution System 2018
  • World's Leading Travel Technology Provider 2018
  • World's Leading Travel Management Solutions Provider 2018
  • World’s Leading Travel App 2018

Claudio Luiz De Figueiredo Santos at the 2018 World Travel Awards
Claudio Luiz De Figueiredo Santos at the 2018 World Travel Awards


TheWorld Travel Awards are voted for by travel and tourism professionals and consumers worldwide. With a panel of selected experts in the industry presiding as judges, we’re honored to receive these awards. They showcase the best in class of the global travel and tourism industry in front of an audience of 500+ senior industry professionals.

Being named the World's Leading Global Distribution System 2018 is a testament to the hard work of our employees. Winning the Leading Technology Provider award, on the other hand, shows that our solutions are making a difference for our customers and they recognize this fact. The combination of these awards is evidence that our vision, strategy, and our relationships with customers from around the world are on the right track. Winning the World’s Leading Travel App for CheckMyTrip also demonstrates our deep understanding of digital traveler needs in a mobile-first world. 

These awards underscore our commitment to shaping the future of travel and evolving from a GDS to aLive Travel Space. We’re building it together with all of our customers and other travel players to foster growth and encourage innovation. At the heart of this is theAmadeus Travel Platform, the core of our technology investment. This intelligent platform brings together all relevant content, regardless of the channel, while empowering travel sellers to deliver personalized and memorable journeys.

I’d like to thank all of the hardworking Amadeus people that helped make these recognitions possible. You can learn more about our vision for the future of travel on theLive Travel Space site