Amadeus has appointed Nadia Yahiaoui to head Corporations for Asia Pacific, effective immediately. With the corporate segment identified as one of Travel Channels’ strategic priorities and the APAC region outpacing the rest of the world in terms of business travel spend, Nadia will work on increasing Amadeus’ regional footprint.
By addressing the needs of the corporate buyer with a portfolio of business travel technology solutions including self-booking tool, expense management and duty of care, Nadia and her team will help APAC based corporations better manage business travel and expense. The newly appointed leader will be based in Singapore and report into Arlene Coyle, Senior Vice President Commercial, Corporations, Travel Channels, Amadeus.
Ángel Gallego, Executive Vice President, Corporations, Travel Channels, Amadeus, said, “We are thrilled to have Nadia lead the Corporations side of the business in Asia Pacific. Nadia brings with her a breadth of knowledge of both the Amadeus business and the wider industry. She has been based in the Asia Pacific region for the past six years, this local expertise will help us steer to even greater heights.”
Commenting on her appointment, Nadia Yahiaoui said, “By 2025, business travel spending in APAC is expected to double, Amadeus has a compelling offer for corporations and has made great headway in this space. I look forward to taking the reins and continuing the great work that has already been done in the region.”
The Asia-Pacific Team is part of Amadeus’ worldwide organization for the corporations segment, helping corporations power smarter business travel.
Prior to this role, Nadia was leading a team in Asia Pacific whose role is to retain and develop Amadeus’ business relationships with Global Travel Management Companies (TMCs). She has also held several global and regional management positions in Amadeus, both in Airlines and the Travel Management Companies segments.
With more than 25 years of experience in defence publishing, Global Business Press and its industry leading titles Asian Defence Technology, Asian Airlines & Aerospace and Daily News are the leading defence publications in the region, present at more international shows and exhibitions than any other competing publication in the region.