Amadeus extends NDC and content sourcing for Etraveli Group

Amadeus extends NDC and content sourcing for Etraveli Group

Technology provider is now travel firms primary NDC content provider

Amadeus and Etraveli Group have confirmed a joint strategic initiative that will enable the sourcing and distribution of selected Etraveli Group content. 

This will also include virtual interlining content from the Etraveli Group subsidiary TripStack via the Amadeus Travel Platform. 

The move will see Amadeus offer a one-stop-shop for travel sellers to get access to more complex and diversified content. 

This follows the signature of a new broader extension on the air distribution partnership between Amadeus and the travel firm, which includes brands such as Mytrip, GoToGate and Flight Network. 

Etraveli Group, will expand on its existing use of Amadeus as its primary source for NDC content.

Mathias Hedlund, chief executive of Etraveli Group, said: “We are delighted to work with Amadeus as our preferred technology partner. 

"This long-term collaboration has created significant value for both partners and, as we work to drive our market share in the coming years, we believe the technology innovator has the scale, ambition and ability to provide the solutions we need.  In addition, the content sourcing initiative that will provide Amadeus with new and unique air content will provide the perfect vehicle to meet the growing demands of the traveler whilst increasing ticket sales potential for resellers.”

Under the terms of the renewed deal, Etraveli Group will continue to deploy several Amadeus solutions, improving search and servicing capabilities to enhance the end-to-end traveler experience.

Sam Abdou, executive vice president global sales airline IT, distribution and global online travel agencies of Amadeus, added: “Amadeus has continued to grow its leading position as an air content distributor to the global OTA market with a series of milestone partnerships. 

"Today, we are proud to extend our partnership with Etraveli Group, including content sourcing and the rollout of NDC-enabled content. 

"This is a true endorsement of our commitment to creating an unmatched marketplace where travel sellers can easily connect to the most comprehensive content from across the travel ecosystem and offer exceptional choice for travelers," said Abdou.