AMADEUS GLOBAL TRAVEL DISTRIBUTION, S.A.

AMADEUS GLOBAL TRAVEL DISTRIBUTION, S.A.

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Company Overview
Amadeus Global Travel Distribution S.A. provides information technology solutions for the global travel industry. The company was formerly known as Amadeus Marketing S.A. It is a global distribution system (GDS) and technology provider, serving the marketing, sales and distribution needs of the travel and tourism industry in more than 210 markets around the world. It has its registered office in Madrid, Spain.
Travel agencies and airlines sales offices use its world-data network and databases of travel information. Bookings can be made with airlines, hotel chains, car rental companies and newer groups of providers such as ferry, rail, cruise, insurance and tour operators. The company provides these services through a computerized reservation system (CRS). In 2003, it acquired the Airline Automation Inc, additional interests in Vivacances SA and the remaining interests in Amadeus Germany GmbH and Amadeus Polska.
Amadeus e-commerce solutions range from a simple connection to the Amadeus System to an advanced travel e-commerce platform. There are approximately 140,000 Amadeus terminals installed worldwide.
Business Summary
Amadeus operates one of the world’s most extensive electronic marketplaces. It enables travel agents and travel service providers to market and sell travel, to corporate and consumer end-users, in over 200* markets around the world.

In addition, our modular technology is used by over 140 airlines, and other travel service providers, to optimise their internal operational requirements. We base these solutions on the intelligent application of new technology.

The core of our business is to serve many different companies – whether airlines, travel agents, hotel operators or car rental firms. The rapid expansion of this business has helped us establish a reputation as the fastest growing and most widely used global distribution system (GDS).

Amadeus provides the technology that moves the travel industry.
Description and history
Amadeus Global Travel Distribution, S.A.. The Group’s principal activity is serving the marketing, sales and distribution needs of the global travel and tourism industry. Travel agencies and airlines sales offices use its world-data network and databases of travel information. Travel agencies and airline offices can make bookings with airlines, hotel chains, car rental companies, and newer groups of providers such as ferry, rail, cruise, insurance and tour operators. The Group provides the above-mentioned services through a computerized reservation system (‘CRS’). In 2003, it acquired Airline Automation Inc, additional 17.54% interest in Vivacances SA and remaining interests in Amadeus Germany GmbH and Amadeus Polska SpZoo.


Description in Spanish
AMADEUS GLOBAL TRAVEL DISTRIBUTION S.A, es una compania lider en tecnologia de informacion, y us oficina principal esta ubicada en Espana, provee de servicios de mercadotecnia y distribucion a la a la idustria turistica alrededor del mundo.
Business Line
Provides information technology solutions for the global travel industry
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Advisor
DELOITTE & TOUCHE S.A.
IPO date
10/19/1999
US SIC Code
4724
Company Address
Salvador De Madariaga – Alberto Alcocer 1

City province or state postal code
28027, MADRID
Phone: +34 915 820 100
Fax: +34 915 820 188
Country address: SPAIN
Website url: www.amadeus.com