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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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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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Low-cost airlines: an inspiration for railways?

Posted by Prof. Andrea Giuricin on June 14, 2018

Competition in the airline industry led the growth of Low-Cost Carriers (LCC). Today, rail industry are looking at the airline world to reduce operational costs and gain rail passengers. Is the low-cost model a sustainable way for railways to grow and compete? 

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Digital passenger manifest: the leap towards an innovative Railway

Posted by Ivan Kladnig on May 24, 2018

Competition is challenging today's railways to improve their quality of service, from rail booking experience to onboard experience. Our technology empowers rail operators to modernize and become more digital. Read on to discover how we have improved the onboard staff 's day-to-day work for one of our Australian customers. 

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Amadeus Global Report 2017: focus on rail

Posted by Marta Desviat on May 11, 2018

We have been delivering more rewarding journeys for more than 30 years. Helping travel providers and sellers to better meet customers needs with our technology and traveler understanding. Our customer success is outlined in our growth performance outlined in the Amadeus Global Report 2017.

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How moving to open systems will benefit railways

Posted by Marta Desviat on April 23, 2018

The rail renaissance is clearly underway: 2016 ended up with over 26 billion rail passengers worldwide. In this context, we spoke to Antoine de Kerviler, to know how Amadeus can help railways to make rail travel the preferred travel option in the future.

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