We invest more in R&D than any other European company in the travel and leisure industry.
Amadeus is committed to the development of next generation travel technology solutions and operating environments. Around 15% of our €300 million annual investment is dedicated to R&D and technology evolution, a figure that has nearly tripled over the last 5 years.
We are among the top 100 European companies investing in R&D, with over 2,500 people dedicated to technology development lifecycle.
As a result, we have a highly valuable portfolio of intellectual property, and strong collaborative partnerships with research teams in leading international institutions and companies.
Centres of Excellence worldwide
Amadeus technology leadership is sustained by close collaboration across our three core sites: Erding (Germany), Nice (France) and Madrid (Spain). We also have regional headquarters and marketing centres in Miami (United States), Bangkok (Thailand) and Buenos Aires (Argentina).
Erding, Germany Our core data centre is one of the world’s largest and most technologically advanced data centres. A 50,000 sq metre site is home to the Amadeus central system, which manages over 220 million transactions a day, including 2 million daily net bookings. The Data Centre achieves an outstanding 99.9% reliability.
Sophia Antipolis - Nice, France Our solutions development teams are based here. Over 1,600 people are creating next generation products for travel distribution, e-commerce, point-of-sale and airline IT, based on an understanding of customer needs and market demand.
Madrid, Spain Amadeus HQ has played a central role in establishing our technology leadership, with clear strategic direction, keen customer insight and a sustained commitment to investment in research and development.