David Brett

USA tops arrivals during Hong Kong Sevens; Russia and Italy show outstanding growth

It might not be a big surprise given the international breadth of the Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament...

Landmark study ‘Shaping the future of travel in Asia Pacific’ now available for download

I am very happy to announce that our new study Shaping the future of travel in Asia Pacific: The big FOUR...

Korea – a long-term project with a long-term gain

Have you ever eaten Kimchi? It’s a Korean side-dish made from preserved cabbage, a spicy delicacy eaten...


Amadeus Asia gives back to children in Thailand

Last week was an exciting one for us as we celebrated our 25th anniversary. But it was also a time to uphold...

The brain of travel… Found in Erding… A secret domain, an unknown world of sorts….

During a recent trip to Europe, I saw our company again through new eyes… I spoke with a group of journalists...

Why Bob Marley inspires me

What inspires you? A great musician, sportsman perhaps? For me, it's Bob Marley as he was an amazing...


What is technology without ‘pizazz’?

“We want technology with personality!” was the feedback from customers at the annual Amadeus Asia...

Full steam ahead in Asia Pacific

While travel players in Europe and the US are hoping for the best and preparing for the worst due to sliding...

Continuing to climb through turbulent conditions

When looking back on 2011, many commentators are reflecting on the crises and turbulence that the travel...


Altéa in Asia Pacific – helping airlines balance service and cost

I am definitely what you would call a Frequent Flyer, averaging six to eight flights every month. Since...

Asia Pacific: high-tech or high-maintenance?

Asia Pacific is truly a region of extremes with its developing countries, advanced economies, and everything...