Posts Tagged ‘ Amadeus ’

Are you a Reward Hunter?

May 14th, 2015 | By

One of the big airline booking systems – Amadeus – and the Future Foundation have got together to try and deduce what types of travellers there might be in 25 years from now.

Airline Add-Ons

Jun 2nd, 2011 | By

Sometimes you might be forgiven for thinking that the basic price of an airline ticket is peanuts. The add-ons are those little bits here and there that suddenly glare out at you on the final page and cause you to take a deep breath and say, “but the fare was only a tenner!” when I started. Now one of the biggest airline ticketing systems providers, Amadeus, has completed some research which shows that last year these add-ons were worth €15.11 billion.

Are You an Amateur Expert?

Nov 20th, 2009 | By

A company called Amadeus, one of the companies that provides the technology allowing travel agents to book your holidays in shops, has conducted some research which, it claims, highlights the growth of the traveller who can almost rival travel agents.

They didn’t really go that far but say that certain people have such a grasp of the internet and where to locate information that they could be called experts.

Why should this be a surprise? We have always had amateurs who know as much about subjects as experts do. Unless the expert has visited every place on earth, there will always be someone that has been somewhere the expert hasn’t or spotted something the expert has overlooked.