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Amadeus Provides Travel Itinerary Via SMS

Amadeus just launched a new SMS solution that will become the industry’s first web based tool allowing travel agents to provide their customers with an update of their travel details via SMS.  Amadeus provides technology and distribution solutions for the travel and tourism industry.  The new web based tool will allow travel agents to alert travelers about important travel details including travel itineraries, e-tickets, flight information, passenger name record data, and any changes to the ticketing time limit.

Ghulam Al Baloushi, Managing Director for Amadeus, Gulf, said “With air travel becoming more affordable and convenient, people today travel more often than they did five years ago.”

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