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    TIME TO SHAPE UP FOR THE BATTLE FOR THE CUSTOMER 

    Three railway segments have evolved with a focus on new business, competition and demands from the traveller, each of them, with a different goal. 

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Rail travel: what's in it for a travel seller in Latin america?

Posted by Marta Desviat on November 05, 2018

Why would a travel agency in Latin America be interested in selling European train tickets?  Today, we talk to Ignacio Mujica, Director at Trenes Latinoamérica, a travel seller in Latin America who has a vision: sharing his passion for rail travel with his customers. 

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Amadeus rail team: Mathieu Maupoint

Posted by Eve-Marie Morgo on October 19, 2018

Welcome to our regular ‘Getting to know’ feature. This time, we catch up with Mathieu Maupoint, Head of Travel Channel Delivery for the rail division of Amadeus. Read on to understand how Mathieu makes his mission of making rail booking easier for travel sellers. 

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What do telecommunications and rail have in common?

Posted by Peter Cochrane OBE on October 19, 2018

What do the telecommunications and the rail industries have in common? Peter CochraneOBE, Futurist and former CTO at BT Group shares his thoughts on how both industries are facing the same challenges when it comes to meet customers' needs.

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Amadeus rail team: Mirja Sickel

Posted by Eve-Marie Morgo on September 28, 2018

Welcome to our regular ‘Getting to know’ feature. This time, we catch up with Mirja Sickel, Head of Commercial, in the rail department of Amadeus. Read on to understand how Mirja makes her mission of making rail booking as easier as possible. 

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European Rail Deregulation: UK and Sweden examples

Posted by Eve-Marie Morgo on September 13, 2018

The European railway market opened up to competition back in 2010, allowing railways to compete on international routes. In this blog post, we look at Britain and Sweden's examples to anticipate what the European Railway deregulation could look like. 

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Rail travel in the age of sharing economy

Posted by Eve-Marie Morgo on September 12, 2018

Some time ago, we analyzed how the sharing economy was impacting railways. From being a threat to an opportunity for many railways today, we take a look at some best practice examples, to highlight the sharing economy potential. 

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Carbon footprint: where does rail travel stand?

Posted by Eve-Marie Morgo on July 23, 2018

Traveling comes with a substantial carbon footprint. We produce emissions from the time of booking to arriving at our destination. Can carbon reporting help drive more demand rail travel? 

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Can digitalization increase railways' quality of services?

Posted by Prof. Andrea Giuricin on July 10, 2018
Passenger rail deregulation is increasing railways' speed of change. In an industry, where infrastructure investments, such as new high-speed lines, take the largest slice of the cake, can soft investments increase railways' service quality?  

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Global trends impacting travel in 2018

Posted by Marta Desviat on July 10, 2018

We started the year talking about the digital trends shaping rail travel. Today, we bring you wider trends that you should watch to adapt to the evolving travel industry. You can find a deeper understanding of the following trends and much more in Amadeus recent Global Report.

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How good are railways in accessible rail travel?

Posted by Marta Desviat on July 09, 2018

Our recent research study highlighted the different accessibility barriers in rail travel. Today, we want to take a look at how good the rail industry is when it comes to accessible travel, looking at railways' best practice examples and how technology can enable a more accessible travel experience. 

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