Wednesday 25 April 2012:
• STA Travel and Amadeus sign new content agreement. The deal sees agents in 29 markets in which STA operates use the Amadeus GDS to access travel content as well as continue to run a number of back-office tools such as the e-Travel Management online booking tool and a e-ticketing system which was created specially for STA.
• Amadeus and SNCF agree terms for an extension of their distribution agreement. Alongside the distribution contract, which will run until the end of 2012, the pair have unveiled plans to debut a new third party tool known as Amadeus Agent Track, a new rail booking service for travel agents. The system allows agents to access the rail operator’s schedules and inventory as well as integration into agent back-office systems.
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