The travel industry has been evolving, fuelled by digitalisation and personalisation, as the world continues to recover from the pandemic effects and surrounding uncertainties.
Amadeus India organised two industry webinars, ‘Get NDC (New Distribution Capability) Ready with Amadeus IT’ in collaboration with two anchor associations of the travel industry – TAFI (Travel Agents Federation of India) and one more. These webinars were attended by over 600 travel partners.
NDC is a key strategic priority in the fast evolving world of travel technology. It is a critical, enabler in the larger vision of enhanced travel retailing. It offers innovative and scalable solutions for today and the future. Amadeus has constantly been developing solutions to cater to NDC so that travel agencies are able to adapt to the new industry standard with minimal investment required.
“We all know that travel broadens horizons, creates networking opportunities and grows economies. Travel powers progress. And Amadeus powers travel. Technology and innovation will be powerful enablers for recovery of the industry. For over 27 years, Amadeus has led the travel technology market in India, collaborating with partners to enable better, more rewarding journeys and defining a better future of travel. Around 97 percent of tourists feel technology has helped them gain confidence to travel. We’ve been working with our partners at Amadeus to reimagine travel and rekindle travel confidence,” said Rakesh Bansal, CEO, Amadeus Indian Subcontinent.
Addressing the webinar, Ajay Prakash, President, TAFI, said, “There is a need to comprehend the business potential presented by NDC. IATA and airlines have reignited their efforts to have NDC implemented. It is the future that we must learn to accept.”
Amadeus is committed to the global industrialisation of NDC. With airline partners like Singapore Airlines, American Airlines, KLM, Air France, Amadeus has made progress in APAC.