Amadeus sees 82% jump in travel agency bookings in N. America since 2010

Amadeus sees 82% jump in travel agency bookings in N. America since 2010

BOSTON — Over the past years, Amadeus has achieved significant growth in air travel agency bookings in North America, becoming one of the fastest growing regions for the company.

For year-end 2014, North America reported the highest percentage growth (14.6%) in air travel agency booking volumes among Amadeus’ regions worldwide. From 2010 to 2014, Amadeus reported an 82% increase in North America travel agency bookings, moving from 34.7 million in 2010 to 63.4 million in 2014.

As a result, Amadeus is continuing its multi-year business growth and expansion in the North America with the opening of a new-era Research & Development Center in the Boston area.

“Amadeus has been growing rapidly in North America and is partnering with some of the world’s biggest and best companies in the travel industry,” said Scott Gutz, President and CEO of Amadeus North America. “We have the brightest talent in travel and technology and our teams are focused on building unique solutions for our customers. Our local technical talent working in tandem with our travel industry customers promotes a deep understanding and trust that is at the core of successful innovation.”

Amadeus established its presence in the Boston “tech corridor” in 2001 with 75 employees initially focused on corporate e-commerce solutions. Now, at five times the size of its original location, the new and expanded Boston area R&D Center reflects a broad array of technical talent and brings Amadeus’ experts and services closer to many of the world’s leading travel companies based in North America.

Amadeus’ employee base has expanded along with its business and now 1,400+ employees are on the ground in the U.S. and Canada. This is a 70+% increase over the past three years and further expansion is on the horizon.

Amadeus established its presence in North America in 1985 and currently has seven offices serving customers throughout the U.S. and Canada including one in Toronto.

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