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AMADEUS AND FCM TRAVEL SOLUTIONS EXTEND GLOBAL CONTENT AGREEMENT posted on: 17/9/2012 09:56:23
WORLD - Amadeus, a transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry, and global travel and expense management company, FCm Travel Solutions, have renewed their partnership for a further five years.
Under this global content agreement, Amadeus content will continue to be available to FCm's partner network via Amadeus Selling Platform and Amadeus' e-Travel Management booking tool.
"Amadeus' global expertise in distribution, IT and support is highly regarded," says Global Brand Leader at FCm Travel Solutions, Gregory Lording. "We look forward to working closely with Amadeus to ensure our global business achieves more consistency across IT processes."
Stephane Durand, Director for Online and Leisure at Amadeus, adds: "This extended agreement will reinforce Amadeus' relationship with FCm. FCm will benefit from Amadeus' industry booking and IT solutions, while gaining global support via our centralised commercial and IT account managers. FCm's extended relationship with Amadeus will open up new opportunities to grow further into IT developments in the near future."
In support of its ongoing relationship with FCm, Amadeus was one the major sponsors for FCm's global conference FCm Focus, during which FCm launched the extended agreement with Amadeus to its partner network.
MIDDLE EAST - Dubai Business Events and DuBiotech, subsidiaries of Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing and TECOM Investment respectively, have signed a MoU designed to increase the number of life sciences conferences held in Dubai.
AUSTRALASIA - Brisbane's tourism chiefs are hoping the focus of the recent G20 summit in the city will lead to an increase in business visits in future, even if it may not be the top of Vladimir Putin's holiday destination list.