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 September 10, 2007
First Customer In Greater China Adopts Amadeus e-Travel Management

 Amadeus has announced that Huawei Technologies, a leader in next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, is the first customer in Greater China to adopt Amadeus' award-winning online travel solution, Amadeus e-Travel Management (AeTM).

This corporate online travel solution will help Huawei administer its global employee travel needs and manage its corporate travel policy in a seamless manner, thereby increasing its efficiency manifold. With the successful implementation of AeTM in Greater China, Huawei is planning to roll out the solution in its other markets which include Latin America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

The flexible, integrated AeTM system offers corporate end users a one stop shop ability to make air, car and hotel reservations, while linking to key national railway systems and low-cost carriers. Its low fare search capabilities ensure corporate travelers have a wide choice of travel options and access to the best available travel rates.

Mr.Ren Shulu Vice President of Huawei, said, "As a global provider of next generation telecommunications networks, Huawei has complex corporate travel needs. Amadeus was the perfect technology partner to help us provide the flexibility we require while integrating all the elements of our corporate travel programs onto a single platform, simplifying the travel process for our employees and reducing travel costs."

David Brett, President , Amadeus Asia Pacific, said, "We're delighted to have Huawei, our first AeTM partner in Greater China implement our award-winning solution to address their corporate travel needs. AeTM allows Huawei's travel managers to customize the system, to accommodate the company's travel guidelines and manage employees' travel itineraries more easily, streamlining the process and eventually leading to reduced travel expenditure for the company."

Amadeus' corporate travel solution, Amadeus eTravel Management, helps corporations manage their global travel programs more efficiently and cost-effectively. Amadeus technology supports the global travel programs of over 1,000 corporations to integrate all the elements of their programs into one easy-to-use and easy-to-administer solution. Customers include Altría, Cemex, Daimler Chrysler, Ericsson, Huntsman, Nestlé, Total and Thales amongst others.