A member of the Advantage Focus Group has signed a three-year contract to allow it to benefit from the global distribution system (GDS) services of Amadeus.
Scottish travel company Barrhead Travel will see its air, car and hotel reservation services enhanced by introduction of the latest Amadeus Selling Platform product, while the Amadeus e-Travel Management system will also benefit its corporate travel customers.
The Glasgow-based company is one of the UK’s largest independent travel companies and is already acquainted with the services of the GDS provider, as an Amadeus Cruise customer. Julian Mills, director of sales at Amadeus UK & Ireland, said: “After experiencing our customer-friendly staff and reliable technology first hand, we are delighted that Barrhead Travel, a significant player in both the leisure and business travel arenas, has chosen Amadeus to underpin its future growth strategy. The Amadeus team is looking forward to helping Barrhead Travel to continue delivering a superior customer service both online and offline with our class leading travel technology.”