8. Amadeus industry relations

Amadeus is at the heart of the global travel industry and we believe that our privileged position gives us a responsibility to work together with other industry stakeholders to shape a sustainable future for travel.

 

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Amadeus collaboration with United Nations agencies
towards making the travel and tourism industry more sustainable and socially responsible

 

United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

  • Sponsored UNWTO Ulysses Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism.

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

  • Click for Change™ and the Amadeus Donation Engine facilitates micro donations for UNICEF in partnership with the travel industry.

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

  • Amadeus renewed and expanded the agreement with ICAO in order to ensure neutral, standardised emission calculators, whereby Amadeus uses the ICAO carbon calculator to display CO2 emissions per passenger in Amadeus platforms.

United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

  • Developed joint pilot project in Kenya to contribute to inclusive local economic growth through entrepreneurship and employment in travel and tourism.
  • Explored concept of accessible travel and the potential opportunities in developing accessible travel solutions that enable travellers with disabilities to access a complete travel experience.
  • Participated in the 2016 World Tourism Day organised around the theme of universal accessibility to tourism.
  • Provided input for the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism review by UNWTO.

United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

  • Joined initiative by UNWTO to foster talent development in the tourism sector through the provision of internships.

United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

  • Provided expert support to UNWTO in the definition of standards to measure and report sustainability.
  • Participated at COP22 and presented the Amadeus white paper Carbon Reporting in Travel and Tourism.

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

  • Our agreement with ICAO has encouraged the development of local initiatives to foster the offsetting of travel-related emissions.