MIAMI, Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Global travel technology company, Amadeus, announced today that it has partnered with Relovate, the new first-of-its-kind personal trip planning and booking website, giving Relovate users access to the world's largest repository of travel content and superior online search and booking capabilities.
Breaking new ground, the online startup company's private, advertising-free platform offers a personal online workspace where travelers can search, consider, save, and share all aspects of their trips such as flights, hotels, and car rentals, all made accessible through the integration of Amadeus' global distribution system of travel providers and content.
"Travelers have been searching for a more relevant way to build, share, and collaborate their travel with friends, family, and colleagues," said Sheli Gupta, CEO and co-founder of Relovate. "Amadeus will bring us unsurpassed travel content, advanced technology and proven transactional scale. They have made it very easy for us to introduce an application which seamlessly integrates world-class travel inventory and personalized trip planning. Partnering with Amadeus, we know we have the scale to deliver a unique experience to our users."
With the Amadeus integration, Relovate is able to instantaneously offer consumers highly competitive prices for the most frequently searched and booked travel products, such as flights, hotels, and car rentals. Restaurants, activities, and points of interest are also part of Relovate's offering and are integrated from other sources.
"Superior travel content and technology are critical to the success of every online travel company. We couldn't be more pleased to be help Relovate deliver their unique online offering to serve the needs of today's travelers," said Alix Arguelles, Vice President, Online Travel Group, Amadeus North America.
According to Arguelles, helping emerging online travel companies succeed is the focus of Amadeus for Startups, a program launched just over a year ago in North America providing industry-leading technology, expertise and consultative support to travel entrepreneurs. Relovate was one of the first partners in the program, which today boasts dozens of online startup travel and search companies, as well as developers and travel content providers.
"We came to Amadeus to help us realize our vision. We looked into working with other startup programs but Amadeus was highly and immediately responsive with demonstrated technology capabilities and travel industry expertise. Within only a matter of weeks, Relovate was on its way to launch," said Gupta.
"For many startups, breaking into the travel industry and understanding the technology needed can be complex and complicated," said Arguelles. "We are dedicated to helping startups like Relovate bring their innovative approaches to consumers and the travel industry while also achieving business success."
Relovate inspires travelers to Stop Booking Around and take full control of trip planning and booking. Relovate blends world class travel product with delightfully easy planning and booking software, in a private, ad-free workspace. Now, travelers can collaborate with others, consider options, engage providers and launch plans directly from published content. The effect is the world's first online travel solution connecting every stakeholder.
Amadeus is a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry. Customer groups include travel providers (e.g. airlines, hotels, rail and ferry operators, etc.), travel sellers (travel agencies and websites), and travel buyers (corporations and travel management companies).
The Amadeus group employs around 13,000 people worldwide, across central sites in Madrid (corporate headquarters), Nice (development) and Erding (operations), as well as 71 local Amadeus Commercial Organizations globally. The group operates a transaction-based business model.
Amadeus is listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange under the symbol "AMS.MC" and is a component of the IBEX 35 index. To find out more about Amadeus please visit www.amadeus.com, and www.amadeus.com/blog for more on the travel industry.