A year in review: Our top five blog posts of 2016

Steve Joseph

Head of Content & Social Media, Amadeus IT Group

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There’s no doubt the history books will look back on 2016 with astonishment. It’s been an equally eventful year in travel technology here on the Amadeus blog and we’re already looking forward to an exciting 2017. As we reflect on 2016, we gathered our top five most read blog posts of the year.

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6 travel APIs to start prototyping your application right now

OurTravel Innovation Sandboxis a powerful tool, developed with the feedback of hundreds of developers around the world. This post features a round-up of all the APIs it offers and few examples of what you can build with them.

5 examples of predictive analytics in the travel industry

Forget about Minority Report – predicting the future is very different from what you see in the movies. In this post, our Head of Analysis and Research elaborates on how finding patterns in a vast amount of data and applying the right statistical models allows you gain actionable business insights.

Amadeus completes acquisition of Navitaire

Our acquisition of Navitaire from Accenture marked a big step forward in the low-cost and hybrid segments of the airline industry. This posts details the acquisition and lays out how the company will be integrated into our current business model.

Travel distribution: the end of the world as we know it?

This guest post by Dr. Graham Floater of The London School of Economics introduces their landmark independent analysis of the travel distribution industry and the disruptive factors that could potentially shape the market over the coming decade.

One year since Lufthansa’s Distribution Cost Charge – what we’ve learned

Last year the Lufthansa Group announced its Distribution Cost Charge (DCC) and challenged the mainstream business model for airline distribution. This post reviews the effects of that change and looks at the future of this decision.

Did we miss any you think should be included? Which one was your favorite? Let us know!