Welcome to the Amadeus Africa blog. Amadeus has been present in Africa since 1992 when we signed a distribution agreement with Air Mauritius and today we are present in 100% of the territory across 48 countries.
This infographic highlights the key milestones of our journey in the region and how we are positioned to support our customer’s needs from both a regional and local perspective.
Amadeus provides the technology which keeps the travel sector moving – from initial search to making a booking, from pricing to ticketing, from managing reservations to managing check-in and departure processes. Our ambition is to facilitate the entire travel journey from door-to-door, in the process improving the travel experience for hundreds of millions of people every year. We do this by joining up and connecting key players in the travel industry: travel agencies, corporations, airlines, airports, hotels, railways and more. We give those companies the tools to serve travelers better and to manage their own business more effectively. Amadeus is at the heart global travel industry. Our people, our technology and our innovation are dedicated to working with our customers and partners to shape the future of travel.
The company acts both as a worldwide network connecting travel providers and travel agencies through a highly effective processing platform for the distribution of travel products and services (through our Distribution business), and as a provider of a comprehensive portfolio of IT solutions which automate certain mission-critical business processes, such as reservations, inventory management and operations for travel providers (through our IT solutions business).