How technology has changed the lives of travel agents in Nigeria

Although technology and online solutions are often seen as major disruptors in the travel industry, the online travel revolution has also brought about a great number of positive changes.

 Innovative travel agents have embraced the Internet to develop omni-channel strategies

Effective & Efficient: Selling Platform Connect

Amadeus Selling Platform Connect has revolutionised the travel industry in Africa. This platform allows travel agencies to work anywhere, anytime and anyhow. It makes the travel agent’s life much easier and much more efficient.

We recently had a chat with …

Who are today’s bleisure travellers?


Combining business with leisure. This trend, which has emerged over the past few years, will inevitably gain momentum. As the idea of work-life balance becomes enshrined in law, many businesses are looking to incorporate aspects of the extended leisure stay …

Kenyan travel agents tap into the growing travel trend of Halal Tourism

We look at the impact halal travel is having on Sub-Saharan Africa as a niche product offering 

Halal Travel 2016, a report commissioned by Amadeus, gives insights into the current needs and future expectations of this travel group whose …

How to de-stress your business travel!

Business Travel

Although travel is often perceived as glamorous: road warriors know glamour is hard to find when travelling for business.

As referenced by Gert Kriel of FirstRand at ABTA’s May Forum recently, corporate travellers say the most stressful part of their …

Chit Chat with Amadeus’ Pierre Kwaku Baiden

Pierre Kwaku Baiden

We sat down with Pierre Kwaku Baiden, Product and Solution Executive at Amadeus in Ghana, and asked him just a few questions about himself and his career at Amadeus.

Describe yourself in one word: Adventurous

Favorite movie: FireProof…