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Amadeus and ATS Travel partner to launch the “ATS Go Green” sustainability drive supported by Olive Gaea

Amadeus is partnering with ATS Travel to launch its sustainable drive under the brand ‘ATS Go Green’ in collaboration with Olive Gaea, a Dubai-based start-up providing Net Zero solutions across the MENATI region. Amadeus is committed to working towards environmental sustainability, encouraging industry-wide progress to help achieve its net zero targets and securing long-term growth and prosperity for the travel industry. The company has set a target of zero emissions by 2050, with the ambition to achieve this by 2030. The ‘ATS Go Green’ initiative reiterates the commitment by all parties to reach their environmental sustainability goals and be the front runners in the travel industry providing tailor-made reports on Co2 emissions for corporates. Saleem Sharif, Deputy Managing Director at ATS Travel said, “The partnership will allow Amadeus, ATS Travel and Olive Gaea to work closely together and offer clients offsetting opportunities and inspire sustainable living. The collaboration saw all parties pledging to develop a more sustainable future with participants planting mangroves at the local Al Zohra mangrove ecosystem.  Participants were briefed on the sustainability project and taken on a Kayak tour to the mangrove plantation area with reusable water bottles and eco-friendly utilities. We invited our corporate clients and UAE National airlines representatives to join the event and support the cause.” “The increase of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere today is a growing concern within the travel and tourism sector. We aim to be the front runners in the travel sector providing custom carbon footprint reports for Air, Land, and hotels to our travel corporates. Our collaboration will enable us to go beyond just greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reports in the future, and provide cost effective offsetting options,” …

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ATS Travel extends its partnership with Amadeus to fuel regional expansion

ATS Travel has extended its partnership with Amadeus as the UAE-headquartered travel management company embarks on an ambitious expansion plan across the GCC. The deal cements a long-term digital transformation partnership between the two companies, adding new value to ATS Travel’s offering and helping position it as a leading travel management company in the Middle East. With the new solutions, ATS Travel will gain new efficiencies by fully automating its ticketing system through Amadeus Auto Ticketing Solution. Meanwhile, Amadeus Remote Ticketing Solution will deliver a fully automated solution for managing pricing, price comparison, and ticketing at remote points of sale. ATS Travel will also benefit from Amadeus Hotels, a one-stop-shop search platform that pulls together content from top hotel aggregators and the world’s leading hotel chains and representation companies into an intelligent single screen solution. Ernesto Sanchez Beaumont, Managing Director, Amadeus Gulf, commented, “The pandemic has led to accelerated demand for digital solutions across the customer journey, particularly for touchless experiences. Amadeus technology will allow ATS Travel to automate many of its functions, delivering superior customer service and cutting costs.” Saleem Sharif, Deputy Managing Director at ATS Travel, said: “The travel industry is one of the biggest contributors to regional economies. Therefore, improving efficiencies streamlines our business and helps us deliver better value to the markets we operate in. Amadeus and ATS Travel have a relationship that goes back many years, and based on the strength of its solutions, our long-term plan is to standardize our technology stack on Amadeus technology.” ATS Travel is the UAE representative of ATG – one of the largest, independently owned business travel management companies globally – with offices in Saudi Arabia and India. The …

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ATS Travel signs exclusive agreement with Luxury Connoisseurs

ATS Travel and Luxury Connoisseurs have come together to offer unique products and services to be launched in UAE and KSA to begin with. Within the next two quarters, these will be extended to other GCC countries as well, informed Saleem Sharif, the Deputy Managing Director of ATS Travel. ATS Travel is a leading Travel Management Company with offices in UAE and Saudi Arabia, offering comprehensive travel solutions both to corporate and leisure travellers for more than 44 years. Saleem stated that “ATS Travel has been supporting high-end clients with bespoke luxury travels in GCC Region and worldwide destinations with hotel bookings, air ticketing, meetings & events, educational trips and 24hours concierge services in the past. This partnership with Luxury Connoisseurs will further enhance our product portfolio by offering a wide range of ultraluxury properties for our discerning customers to choose from”, added Saleem During these days of the pandemic, we are able to offer Private Charters and accommodation in high-end properties in places like Maldives, Seychelles, Tanzania, Greece, Turkey and Kenya. This portfolio will be expanded to cover exotic locations worldwide once the situation improves, added Saleem. Luxury Connoisseurs is a Concierge & Lifestyle Platform with a mission to deliver the highest level of service to an exclusive network of leisure and corporate clients worldwide. Mrs. Loredana Pettinati, Founder & CEO declared: “With over fifteen years’ experience in the luxury travel sector we have built and we continue to build an extensive global network of partners, which allows us to offer to our clients completely customized luxury journeys to inspiring destinations worldwide both for leisure and corporate purposes.” “We are sure that through this partnership both the two companies …

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ATS Travel facilitates at-home COVID-19 tests for passengers

Saleem Sharif

Dubai headquartered travel management company (TMC) and ATS Travel signed an agreement stating passengers wishing to travel on any airline from the UAE to any destination worldwide can avail of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests at the comfort of their homes or offices. This facility will be offered to all the clients of the TMC at a nominal cost, where ATS Travel will facilitate PCR testing for all its clients based on the rules of the destination airport. “Not all the destinations require PCR testing to be done. Nevertheless, with rules changing dynamically by the day/hour across the globe, it’s important that we, as the TMC advice our customers of the need for a PCR test and ensure that they are done within the time window stipulated by the destination city/country”, informed Saleem Sharif, Deputy Managing Director of ATS Travel. In order to ensure that this service is seamless and offered at the right price, we have partnered with the pioneers in conducting PCR tests in the UAE – Mediclinic. The agreement covers managing the requirements of all our clients across all the Emirates in the UAE. We are in the process of offering similar services to more than 550 Corporate and MICE clients across 14 countries in the region in the coming days, added Sharif. “Mediclinic already has a proven track record in providing safe and efficient at-home PCR testing for air travellers from the UAE, and we are delighted to partner with ATS Travel to provide this service to their clients. All testing is conducted by qualified health professionals using strict safety protocols and results are processed quickly in Mediclinic’s dedicated Covid-19 testing laboratories in Dubai and Abu …

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