Oman Oil appoints Amadeus as business partner to support its corporate travel division
- Oman: Wednesday, March 20 - 2013 at 16:55
- PRESS RELEASE
Amadeus, a transaction processor and technology partner to the global travel and tourism industry, announced it has been appointed as prime business partner by Oman Oil Company to support its corporate travel division.
The solution will enable the organization to ensure compliance with corporate travel policies and better manage business travel through one easy-to-use web-based solution.
The project is successfully taking shape under the management of Amadeus Gulf, the Amadeus commercial organization in charge of Oman, Bahrain and the UAE. Amadeus Gulf is the local interface for Oman Oil Company, providing full support at the local level and in coordination with the travel agency.
Graham Nichols, Managing Director, Amadeus Gulf, commented, "The deployment of Amadeus e-Travel Management by Oman Oil Company is further proof of the added value of this solution for large corporations. As their technology partner of choice, we are committed to assisting them and others in the migration from traditional channels to the online platform. We are confident that our proven technology and partnership will help the organization meet their core business objectives more effectively."
Featuring effective reporting and cost-management tools coupled with search results that reflect negotiated airline, hotel, and car rental rates, Amadeus e-Travel Management will empower the organization with greater financial and administrative control as well as enhanced service to corporate travelers.
Antoine Medawar, Vice President, Middle East and North Africa, Amadeus, said, "The region is going through a dynamic change, with businesses, particularly corporations, looking for solutions that enhance productivity, transparency and savings. When it comes to travel, organizations are expressing the need to move to self-booking tools for a better and easier management of their travel programs. Amadeus' offering of innovative solutions such as Amadeus e-Travel Management is testimony to the importance we place on this region's corporate travel sector."
Amadeus e-Travel Management helps corporations reduce costs and gain total control of every aspect of the corporate travel process. Furthermore, it empowers business travelers to plan, book and purchase complete travel itineraries within company guidelines and provides them with access to localized content. A user-friendly interface allows for more choice and less time spent arranging travel bookings. Moreover, Oman Oil Company's executives will now be empowered to access information 24/7 on their smartphones and book their trips on the go.
Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC) is a commercial company wholly owned by the Government of the Sultanate of Oman. The Company was incorporated in 1996 to pursue investment opportunities in the energy sector both inside and outside Oman. Through participation in energy and energy related projects, the Company plays an important role in the Sultanate's efforts to diversify the Omani economy and to promote Omani and foreign private sector investment.
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