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Press release

Amadeus Transfers enables travel agents to offer a better door-to-door trip planning and booking experience

Launch of the new pre-bookable ground transfer solution also enables agents to boost revenues and enhance customer satisfaction

Vilvoorde, March 7, 2018: Leisure and business travellers value simplicity and productivity: they are looking for a one-stop shop when it comes to trip planning, shopping and booking. That’s why an increasing number of travel professionals are seeking to extend their service offering to cover the first and last miles of their customer’s itinerary. But while ground transfer content has been available for some time, the process has often been manual, slow, and lacking integration with other services that go into creating the perfect trip.

Amadeus Transfers allows you to provide the value-adding information and services travellers need to make their journey less stressful. Amadeus Transfers is a multi-provider solution covering more than 1000 destinations in 142 markets.

We are proud that for the Benelux we offer a good range of ground transfer partners including Blacklane, Talixo, TaxiTender, Holiday Taxis, World Airport Transfer and Sixtmydriver. With additional content providers set to be added over the coming months. The solution is available across desktop, mobile and Web Service applications and is automatically integrated in your Amadeus ecosystem. This provides all Benelux travel agents on Amadeus Selling Platform instant access to numerous transfer providers, be able to compare rates & book.

Ground transfers are in demand as part of the overall opportunity for pre-booked ground transportation. So offering assistance in making ground transfer arrangements presents a source of new revenues for many travel agents who are eager to tap into this lucrative and fast-growing market. 

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About Amadeus IT Group

Amadeus is a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry. Customer groups include travel providers (e.g. airlines, hotels, rail and ferry operators, etc.), travel sellers (travel agencies and websites), and travel buyers (corporations and travel management companies).

The Amadeus group employs around 15,000 people worldwide, across central sites in Madrid (corporate headquarters), Nice (development) and Erding (operations), as well as over 70 local Amadeus Commercial Organisations globally and has a presence in more than 190 countries.

This year marks 30 years since Amadeus was founded. Throughout 2017, the company will be celebrating 30 years of collaboration with customers, 30 years of technological innovation and 30 years of helping power better journeys for travellers all over the world.

The group operates a transaction-based business model. 

Amadeus is listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange under the symbol "AMS.MC" and is a component of the IBEX 35 index.

To find out more about Amadeus please visit:

www.benelux.amadeus.com

www.blog.benelux.amadeus.com  for more on the travel industry.

Contact details:

Amadeus Benelux

Luc Pannecoeck
Phone: +32 2 257 99 11 / +31 23 554 1430
Email: info@benelux.amadeus.com


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