Best of the blog: May

John Webb

Social Media Consultant, Amadeus

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May was another eventful month for us with a great showing at ATM Dubai, good news on the R&D front, and some interesting research on the future of Europe’s high-speed rail sector.

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We're working on some BIG things for June – but first here’s a look back at our top blog posts from May.

The power of search

Over 90% of our online experiences start with a search engine, and over 100 billion global searches are being conducted each month. But how can airlines benefit from this?

Saudia now knows its flight revenue as soon as the plane door closes!

Saudia has become the first airline to deploy the new Amadeus Passenger Revenue Accounting solution – read all about here.

[Infographic] Air traffic volumes confirm the Middle East as the next worldwide travel hub

The Middle East has shown strong performance with the three key airports of Dubai, Doha and Abu Dhabi experiencing high connecting traffic volumes around 50% and growing at 10% per year.

Attention all travel managers: save up to 23% in T&E costs!

It is clear that travel managers face challenges in achieving cost-efficient travel procurement, but it is possible to make important savings without compromising on business objectives.

Amadeus chosen by travel agents as preferred Global Distribution System

We emerged as the leading Non Air Solutions provider for travel agents in the MENA region for the second consecutive year at the 20th Arabian Travel Market (ATM) that ran from 6 -9 May in Dubai.

Hotel Bookings – it’s not all about the travel agency commissions!

Although commissions remain a top priority for travel agents, our recent Asia Pacific hotel distribution survey shows how their needs have evolved.