What is the meaning / definition of Amadeus in the hospitality industry?
Amadeus is a Computer Reservation System (CRS) or better a Global Distribution System (GDS).
The benefits of GDS for the hotels are:
Amadeus serves not only travel agents but also many different companies including airlines, ground handlers, hotels, railways, car rental companies, airports, cruise lines and ferry operators.
The company behind it is Amadeus IT Group with headquarters in Madrid, Spain.