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Latin American travel industry poised for an intense year

Joost Schuring

Vice President of EMEA, Amadeus IT Group

We’re looking forward to all the challenges, new technologies, and the events that will make Latin America a dynamic market this year. Amadeus continues to stay at the forefront of technology and the proof is in the pudding.

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OurAgency Insight Suite , part of the Amadeus Travel Intelligence offer, is gaining more customers in Latin America and helping travel agencies rethink their business. Customers who work with this suite have already opened up new possibilities to reach online travelers.

We’ve also been quickly implementingAmadeus Selling Platform Connect , a fully online booking platform which has been launched in nearly the entire region. This solution totally changes the way that a travel agency works and enables companies to broaden their business management horizon by providing full physical and technological freedom for its users.

This year, we’ll have even more developments for our customers in the region, while continuing to anticipate market needs.

Great Opportunities

No discussion about the travel industry outlook in Latin America would be complete without mentioning the 2016 Summer Olympic Games taking place in Rio de Janeiro from August 5th - 21st, 2016. For the first time since 1968, when Mexico City was the venue chosen by the International Olympic Committee, the games will revisit the region, igniting the travel industry in the process.

Furthermore, the Paralympics are scheduled for September, from the 7th to the 18th. This is bound to create great opportunities for all of our travel industry partners in Latin America and we look forward to helping you make the most of these events.

Keep an eye on theAmadeus Brazil and Amadeus North LATAM blogs for the latest news and more from the region, in Portuguese and Spanish respectively.

 


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Latin America, Travel Platform, Events