Amadeus today announces the appointment of Andrew Gay as the General Manager for New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
Andrew Gay will join Amadeus IT Pacific’s management team and play a key role in driving the commercial strategy. He will be responsible for growing Amadeus’ distribution business and supporting key industry partnerships in the region. Gay’s appointment is an integral step in Amadeus’ focus on the New Zealand market, which has already seen a substantial increase in staff and resources in recent months.
Tony Carter, Managing Director, Amadeus IT Pacific said, “Andrew has a proven track record as a successful business front-runner in the Pacific travel sector. He is well-known for growing businesses, building relationships and leading teams. With Andrew at the helm, I’m extremely confident about Amadeus’ success in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands over the coming years.”
Prior to accepting this role, Andrew held several senior executive roles within the travel industry most recently as Managing Director of STA Travel, New Zealand and Asia. During that role he managed teams in New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand and Japan. Prior to this, he was a founding Director and General Manager of First Travel Group.
Commenting on his appointment, Andrew Gay said, “I am excited to be joining the great team at Amadeus which I believe is at the forefront of the global travel technology industry and provides leading solutions, content and services to our customers. I look forward to maintaining strong relationships with existing customers and growing Amadeus’ footprint across the region.”