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Travel Media and Amadeus solutions for Metasearch companies
New models are emerging in the highly dynamic online market and with increased demand from airlines to distribute content via Travel Media & Metasearch.
On a global scale, the fight for relevance creates some key challenges for your Metasearch business: secure geographical reach, ensure your customers can access accurate and high quality content, achieve revenue and optimize performance to make sure your travelers have the best user-experience.
But, getting the attention of all relevant airlines and negotiating with them on a one-to-one basis can be a complex and lengthy process.
Find out how Amadeus MetaConnect solutions can support your Metasearch business (and airlines alike!) in an easy, fast and sustainable way with our:
 - unique commercial entry point to reach a global community of travel providers
 - easy contractual agreement options
 - easy to implement and scalable solutions
 So, you can connect with airlines in just one click and start earning money.
Explore and create new monetization models. Simply tailor the most efficient model(s) to suit your strategy and partners through referral, assisted booking and/or our affiliate partner network. 

Product overviews

Amadeus MetaConnect Search

Access the same cheapest fares as the airlines website. Use a reliable and neutral source of Airline content powered by our Search technology.

Amadeus MetaConnect Search relies on Amadeus technology to provide access to airline.com content. This provides Metasearch companies with the same cheapest fares as on the airlines website.

Key benefits:  
  • Optimize content while reducing IT costs through Amadeus's multi-airline fare search solution
  • Improve quality by maximizing the click-through rates thanks to a unique consistency with Airlines using Amadeus to power their airline.com
  • Enable sustainability: through alleviating traffic to e-commerce sites and cutting down associated shopping IT costs generated from metasearch channel
“MetaConnect has worked well for momondo group, and we’re happy they are proceeding from beta phase. Once set-up, it’s an easy plug’n’play solution for us as a meta search and we hope to see many more airlines on board.” – Bibi Laegaard, Global Head of Meta Sales, momondo group

Amadeus MetaConnect Book

Explore new business models and boost your conversions with Assisted Booking

It's not unusual for travelers using a referral model to report a poor experience during the hand-off process to the airlines especially on mobile devices (research shows that on average desktop conversion is three times higher than mobile*). As a Metasearch, you can now provide search, booking and payment services to travelers on behalf of the airlines creating an un-interrupted shopping flow. Assisted booking is expected to improve the customer experience with an uplift of 20% in conversion **

Key benefits:
  • Improved user experience: streamline search and booking flow experience for the traveler in web and mobile
  • Creates new monetization models: explore new business models (CPA) with easy to implement technology
  • Ensures scalability: one technology partner for your search-book-pay global deployment
*Source: Phocuswright
**Source: Skyscanner

Amadeus MetaConnect Network

Sign-up with global, regional and local airlines and easily get access to their content. Amadeus MetaConnect Network allows airlines and Metasearch to connect in an affiliate network model.

Amadeus MetaConnect Network provides one point of entry to reach a fragmented global market through a one-click contractual agreement. Our unique position with Airline partners and commercial agreements between Metasearch and Airline partners provides an easy to implement and scalable solution, allowing to quickly test new business models globally.

Key benefits:  
  • One unique technology entry point that reaches Travel Providers in a referral and assisted booking model
  • An affiliate network that creates a single access to reporting, and simplified invoicing and pay-out
  • One global contract allowing access to one unique commercial entry point for Travel Providers registered in the Network
“We are very happy partners of the growing MetaConnect Network. The amount of conversions has increased by 400% and we are looking forward to connecting more meta searchers.” – Tiago Phillimore, Head of Digital & Innovation, TAP Air Portugal


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