Amadeus Qatar continues to launch innovative products for local travel agencies
Introduces Amadeus Master Price Expert for accurate, multi-channel shopping solution and Amadeus All Fares to help agent search lowest fares
Doha, Qatar, 22 May, 2011: In its constant endeavour to provide the Qatari travel agencies with the best and latest products, Amadeus Qatar today announced the launch of two new solutions that will help the agents to easily access a wide range of Amadeus and non-Amadeus fare content and provide the lowest fares to its customers.
The new Amadeus Master Pricer Expert is the shopping and comparison solution for travel agents that need an expert shopping solution that offers optimised accuracy and for business travellers who need fares that best reflect their travel requirements and in no time. The ability to immediately access a vast selection of fares and tailor recommendations for customer’s needs makes the Amadeus Master Pricer Expert a must for all travel agents.
Today, travellers are very used to using the internet to compare prices and journeys, and corporations are focusing on streamlining their costs. The Amadeus All Fares helps travel agents to offer a greater breadth of low fare choice and travel flexibility to their customers with ability to access multiple content sources, compare prices in an instant and book the best available offer. With Amadeus All Fares, agents can access over 500+ Amadeus airlines, 40+ web-site only distributed airlines and low cost carriers.
Wafiq Al-Wahidi, General Manager, Amadeus Qatar, said: “At Amadeus we continue to innovate and invest in research and development to offer solutions that can simplify the travel agents work load and enhance customer service. With Amadeus Master Pricer Expert, agents can search and book fares from scratch or can ‘beat the price’ already booked in the customer’s PNR. Up to 20 price recommendations are sourced directly from the airlines ensuring agents can offer optimal accuracy to their customers. While with the Amadeus All Fares, agents can search and book low-fares from both Amadeus and non-Amadeus sources.”
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Amadeus is a leading transaction processor and provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel and tourism industry.
Customer groups include travel providers (e.g airlines, hotels, rail, ferries, etc.), travel sellers (travel agencies and websites), and travel buyers (corporations and individual travellers).
The group operates a transaction-based business model and processed 850 million billable travel transactions in 2010.
Amadeus has central sites in Madrid (corporate headquarters and marketing), Nice (development) and Erding (Operations – data processing centre) and regional offices in Miami, Buenos Aires, Bangkok and Dubai. At a market level, Amadeus maintains customer operations through 73 local Amadeus Commercial Organisations covering 195 countries.
Amadeus is listed on the Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Valencia stock exchanges and trades under the symbol “AMS.MC”. For the year ended 31 December 2010, the company reported revenues of EUR 2,683 million and EBITDA of EUR 1,015 million. The Amadeus group employs over 10,270 employees worldwide, with 123 nationalities represented at the central offices.
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