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Orbitz And Amadeus Enter Strategic Partnership In North America

Amadeus, the leading technology provider for the global travel industry, and Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW), a leading global online travel company which uses technology to transform the way consumers around the world plan and purchase travel, today announced the two companies have entered into a new multi-year agreement.

Under the new agreement, Amadeus will deliver its industry-leading technology and global distribution system services to support Orbitz brands in North America. Additional terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

“As part of our decision to move to a multi-GDS strategy and after in-depth review of provider options, we are delighted to be working with Amadeus in North America. We look forward to incorporating their technology and innovation to maintain our edge as the best online and mobile sites to buy travel,” said Chris Orton, Chief Operating Officer, Orbitz.com.

Orbitz Worldwide focuses on using innovative technology to enable leisure and business travelers to search for, plan and book a broad range of travel products and services including airline tickets, hotels, car rentals, cruises, and vacation packages. The Orbitz portfolio includes online consumer travel brands known worldwide, including Orbitz.com and CheapTickets.com in North America, ebookers.com in Europe and HotelClub.com, based in Asia Pacific with global operations.

“We couldn’t be more pleased and excited about our new partnership with Orbitz. This agreement to serve Orbitz needs in North America is further testament to Amadeus’ significant investment and focus on delivering the global reach and technology services that are critical to the largest online travel agencies,” said Holger Taubmann, Senior Vice President, Distribution, Amadeus IT Group.

Worldwide, Amadeus has achieved and continues to expand its leading position in serving the needs of online travel companies by providing them with technology and services that help ensure they attract more traffic, better convert selling opportunities and optimize the consumer experience for the end traveler.

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