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Christian Lukey Joins Amadeus as Regional Director of Hotel Distribution - Asia Pacific

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Amadeus has appointed Christian Lukey as Regional Director of Hotel Distribution in Asia Pacific.

With more than 16 years experience in hospitality roles across Asia Pacific, Christian has extensive insight into hotel business strategy, reservation systems, distribution networks and travel buyers needs.

The global hotel landscape is changing dramatically and Asia Pacific is at the heart of that change, said Christian. This is a great time to join a global leader like Amadeus as it invests in hotel R&D and innovation as part of its diversification strategy. I am looking forward to working together with the outstanding APAC team to enable more efficient distribution via our extended B2B hotels marketplace which gives buyers and sellers of hotels unique and tailored solutions that put the customer at the heart of the travel experience.

Lukey was previously Commercial Director of HRS, where spearheaded the opening of the Singapore office to drive regional business development.

Commenting on Lukeys appointment, Simon Akeroyd, Vice President, Business Development said, Amadeus has been investing heavily into new business areas, including hotels, payments and travel intelligence. As a veteran in the hotel industry, Christian is a fantastic appointment for Amadeus. His experience, knowledge and understanding of cultural intricacies in Asia will not only benefit our clients, but also further strengthen Amadeus commitment to being at the heart of the travel ecosystem, enabling seamless interactions between all the stakeholders.

Christian Lukeys appointment is aligned with Amadeus diversification strategy, which includes investment in hotel distribution, travel intelligence, payments and airport IT.

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