Amadeus Launches Online Booking Engine for Middle East’s Corporate Travel Sector
Amadeus, a leading provider of technology and distribution solutions for the travel and tourism industry, today launched Amadeus Agency Internet Engine (e-Power) Corporate Edition, a new corporate self booking tool designed for travel agencies in the Middle East.
The system designed for travel agencies and travel portals selling their products and services online and can be used to book flights, hotels and car rentals.The online solution, available in 23 languages including Arabic, is ideal for travel management companies and has been developed to follow business practices that suit the regional corporate business style and operational procedures.
The booking engine introduces a new concept of combining business and leisure focussed features into a single solution that is customisable and offers travel agents an option to customize the website as per the travel agency's branding guidelines. The booking engine supports real time profile synchronization allowing travel agencies to save time by avoiding duplication of profiles. It supports customer profile management, corporate travel policies and approval process.
Amadeus has been one of the pioneers in the region to introduce a complete solution for travel agents looking for an online booking system that requires no development and at a minimum cost for the agent.
“Amadeus has the expertise, resources and close partnerships with the world’s leading airlines, hotels and car rental firms to deliver the most proven-profitable e-commerce websites spanning the entire e-commerce cycle: from faring and shopping, to booking and to post-sales servicing solutions. Our technology solutions offer an unrivalled comprehensive range of solutions and we are committed to helping our customers business expand their business through e-commerce,” said Antoine Medawar, Vice President, Amadeus Middle East & North of Africa. “Middle East is a region with large expatriate population and for many companies issuing an annual family vacation travel ticket requires an internal approval process. e-Power Corporate Edition a booking engine that supports reservations for employees and their dependants along with profile creation.”
Amadeus is the leading online booking solution provider in the world powering over 250 websites for more than 80 airlines in over 110 markets. Airlines in the MENA region that are currently using Amadeus e-commerce solutions include EgyptAir, Etihad, Qatar Airways, Regional Airlines Maroc, Royal Air Maroc and Tunisair.
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