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Amadeus to offer discount airport taxis via Taxi Tender

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

taxi tenderAmadeus, a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry, partners with Taxi Tender to offer pre-arranged discount airport taxis.

The partnership with the Dutch-based company allows travelers to book airport taxis in advance when they are booking their trips through travel agents, on airline websites, or on airport websites.

Taxi Tender (also known as Cheap Taxis / Your Airport Transfer (YAT)) is the only company in the Netherlands that offers worldwide airport taxis. Their service is available in more than 5 thousand destinations spanning North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Taxitender’s proprietary system for price comparison calculates the average taxi fare per route to and from the airport when booking a trip. The ride will then be auctioned among local taxi and transfer companies. By doing so, the traveler is guaranteed a favorable fixed price before they even leave their home.

Amadeus has been at forefront of the travel industry for nearly 30 years. The company provides technology solutions to the global travel industry, including travel providers (e.g. airlines, hotels, rail, travel insurance and car rental companies), travel sellers (travel agencies and websites), and travel buyers (travel management companies). Amadeus has recently added the distribution of transfer services to their offering. It allows travelers to book a total trip experience prior to their journey. The company looks for a partners that could help with this and selected Taxi Tender among others for its favorable pricing, global coverage and high service level.

Peter Altmann, Head of Amadeus Cars & Transfers at Amadeus: "After a thorough selection process, we opted for Taxi Tender to become one of our providers. Now we can jointly provide all players in the travel industry - worldwide and across all channels - a comprehensive and transparent service offering. In this way, we help them to offer a full and smooth travel experience that encompasses every aspect of the customer journey. "

Ojo Meijers, CEO of Taxi Tender: "I am extremely proud that Amadeus has selected Taxi Tender. Through this collaboration, we are able to integrate our services with more partners in the travel industry, allowing even more travelers around the world to book their taxi though our system. This helps us with the further international rollout of our service and contributes to the strengthening of our position in the growing market for pre-booked taxis. "

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