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Competition in the rail industry

Posted by Prof. Andrea Giuricin on March 21, 2018

Competition  will be a reality from 2020 in the long-distance market for rail. In this blog post, Prof. Andrea Giuricin looks at already liberalized countries and expounds on the factors that national railways and new entrants must follow to get ready for 2020. 

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Amadeus Rail Team: Michel Delrieu, on board since 1988

Posted by Marta Desviat on March 21, 2018

Today we interview an Amadeus Rail team member based in Nice, Michel Delrieu, Programs Director. Read on to get to know his view on the rail industry and how his work does contribute to making booking rail easier.  

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Amadeus Rail Team: Pierre-Yves Guillaume

Posted by Marta Desviat on February 22, 2018

Pierre-Yves Guillaume is our Head of Sales West Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Based in Nice. discover his new role at Amadeus Rail, and how it contributes to making rail booking easier in Asia and in Europe. 

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3 tips to prepare for rail deregulation: Innotren Conference

Posted by Marta Desviat on February 13, 2018

Madrid hosted last week the Innotren conference to discuss the 2020 rail liberalization horizon and how innovation in rail travel will bring a more competitive advantage to the industry. We bring you the event's highlights. 

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Italy's rail deregulation results 

Posted by Eve-Marie Morgo on February 12, 2018

Back in 2012, Italy opened its doors to rail competitionNTV Italo became the first privately owned company entering Italy's high-speed rail network. Six years later, we analyze the results.  

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Is Spain ready for the rail liberalization?

Posted by Marta Desviat on January 25, 2018

The Hotusa Group celebrated last January, the IV Forum of Innovation in Tourism. Representatives from the technological, tourism and travel industries debated the opportunities that technology and innovation mean for Spain and its driving force: inbound tourism.

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2018 digital trends shaping rail travel

Posted by Marta Desviat on January 22, 2018

2018 looks like a busy year for digital trends. Are you ready to embrace them? We talked to Konstanze Kossack, from Future Candy, an innovation company, to discuss how technology will impact the rail industry this year.

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Trans Metropolitan: the challenges of a new rail entrant

Posted by Marta Desviat on January 15, 2018

Which challenges is a new entrant facing in a rail deregulated market? Hear from Sven Gossel, Trans Metropolitan Railways CEO, at the Amadeus Rail Forum.

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Blockchain in rail travel

Posted by Marta Desviat on January 08, 2018

Last November, we discussed the rail future at the World Rail Festival, and blockchain technology was part of it. What is this new technology? What are the potential use cases that will transform rail travel? Keep on reading to discover our latest whitepaper: ‘Blockchain: harnessing its potential in travel’.

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High-Speed rail to go skiing: an upward trend

Posted by Eve-Marie Morgo on December 11, 2017

It’s that time of year again when skiers start getting excited about the first white glimpse of the mountain tops. Another winter season starts and it's time to plan the trip. But when it comes to skiing, can the high-speed train compete against air when traveling to the most popular ski destinations?  

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