After many months of exhaustive research – I’m happy to announce that our comprehensive European Rail report is now available for download. Showcasing the facts, figures, and trends that will define the future of European passenger rail – the report focuses on the period 2011-2020, which will see the industry impacted by an unprecedented combination […]Read more
We’ve worked hard to compile the most extensive report to date on the European Rail industry which aims to inform the debate on how seamless cross-border rail services across Europe can become a reality. The Rail Journey to 2020 Report highlights the key trends and drivers affecting the evolution of cross-border passenger rail travel through the period, informed by […]Read more
For those of you I have not yet had the pleasure of meeting, I was appointed Director of Rail at Amadeus back in October 2011. As you may know, rail is an integral element of Amadeus’ New Businesses portfolio, sitting alongside hotel and airport IT, as the company expands further beyond its original strengths in […]Read more
Our people’s performance and continual capacity to innovate is inextricably linked to our success as a business, helping us to stay one step ahead of our competitors. Recently, Amadeus also received the award as the Best IT Company of the year. With this in mind, we wanted to be able to recognise explicitly those individual Amadeus employees from […]Read more
In many ways, it’s probably the rail industry equivalent of the famous question: ‘who from history would you most like to invite if you were hosting a dinner party?’…. For those of you that are now entirely confused I am of course referring to the research question ‘which celebrity would you most like to sit next to on an international train journey’, which was just one of many posed to travellers in the recent Amadeus/YouGov traveller survey.Read more
I’ve spent my whole life immersed within travel; whether it’s working for a major European airline, or more recently, heading up sales at a leading passenger and logistics railway company.
And now, as I find myself as the new Director of Rail at Amadeus and (almost) back where I originally started my career, I ask myself where the travel industry is headed, and what role rail can play within it.Read more