GDS Continues "Content Drive"

GDS provider Amadeus continued to expand hotel choices available to its travel agency clients. The company is reporting that it added 9,000 hotel properties in the six months since March, bringing the total number available for booking through its system to 70,000 worldwide. "In this content drive, we are including more and more hotel consolidators, which has allowed us to add new properties very quickly," says Antoine Medawar, managing director, Amadeus Hospitality Business Group. "Our inventory has grown by nearly 15% in six months." Amadeus claims about 75,000 travel agency clients around the world.

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