TITLE

The high-tech life

AUTHOR(S)
Carroll, David
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Travel Weekly Australia;2/23/2007, Issue 38, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the contribution on new technology in helping travel agents increase their productivity despite staff shortages in Australia. It is stated that technology suppliers focus in the development of efficient and user-friendly solutions because of the continuing shortage of experienced consultants in the travel industry. Information about the development of Amadeus Selling Patform and the Goodie Domain Service mid/back-office systems and customer marketing tools is discussed.
ACCESSION #
24713711

 

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