Business Travel Show LONDON, February 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
The new partnership will make pre-booked airport transfer and taxi bookings available to travel agencies, TMCs and corporations using Amadeus platforms in 2013. With Amadeus' position as a key player in the global travel ecosystem, the new offering has the potential to bring taxis to millions of travel itineraries.
Cabforce has partnered with Amadeus to bring pre-booked taxis and airport transfers to Amadeus e-Travel Management and Amadeus Selling Platform Connect. The joint solution will be available in the UK and Finnish markets in the coming months.Cabforce offers unique technology that determines a ride's all-inclusive rate at the time of booking. When ordering a taxi, executive car, or minibus, travellers receive a competitive flat rate with all mileage, charges and tips included. Payment is done online and provides an electronic receipt, making taxi receipts one less thing to worry about. Cabforce uses certified suppliers and has a unified process, which makes arranging transportation into a simple and efficient process for passengers no matter what city they're in. Flight times are monitored by drivers, email and SMS confirm rides, and clear signage makes it easy for passengers to find their Cabforce ride. "Our goal is to deliver smarter technology and make traveling simple between our user's home and destination. Cabforce enables us to deliver a superior 'door-to-door' service with the right type of content for business travellers and corporate travel managers." Says Diane Bouzebiba Managing Director, Amadeus UK & Ireland. With the partnership, corporate travellers will be able to easily pre-book their own rides through Amadeus e-Travel Management. Travel agents will also be able to book door-to-door packages and provide unique value-added content to their customers through Amadeus Selling Platform Connect.