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Amadeus Releases Facebook Booking Engine

Amadeus Releases Facebook Booking Engine

Amadeus Ireland announced at today’s ‘Smart Technology – today, tomorrow’ conference that it is soon releasing a new booking engine through Facebook for low cost carriers and airlines on the GDS. Meanwhile, Travelport was introducing its new Smartpoint and Worldspan Translator APP that are new intuitive solutions translating all other GDS languages, making training of staff easier than ever.

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Grainne Caffrey of Lowcostbeds.ie and Lee Osborne of Bookabed.ie have a pre-conference chat

In all 16 travel technology companies were exhibiting at the event in the Red Cow Hotel, Dublin, including ProCon Solution, which recently signed up FCm Travel Solutions in Ireland; GeoGuides, which provides agent-branded smartphone applications to interact and transact with clients when they are mobile; and Acuity Cloud Solutions, which was holding a draw for 100Gb for one year.

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The Amadeus team: Stephen Brennan, Olwen McKinney and Volker Lorenz

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Shahzad Ahmed (centre) of the Lucan Islamic Centre with Nilo Sirinivasan and Catherine Brennan of Travelport

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Paul Hennessy of GeoGuides with Dominic Burke, Travel Centres

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The Lowcostbeds.ie team: Grainne Caffrey, Tony Dunne and Clem Walshe

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Henrik Lykke Hansen of ProCon Solution

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Maria Battersby of RIU Hotels & Resorts

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, editor and proofreader for 53 years, and ITTN's News & Features Editor for 43 years. His travel blog is at www.thetravelbuddhist.com.

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