Amadeus, ATS Travel & Dubai’s Olive Gaea launch initiative to drive net-zero goals

By Arya M Nair, Intern Reporter
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Mr. Ernesto Sanchez Beaumont, Mr. Saleem Sharif & Ms. Juhi Yasmeen Khan launching 'ATS Go Green'

Amadeus, a Spanish travel technology company, has partnered with ATS Travel, an award-winning travel management company in the Middle East, to launch its sustainable drive under the brand ‘ATS Go Green’ in collaboration with Olive Gaea, a Dubai-based startup providing Net-Zero solutions across the MENATI region.

Amadeus is committed to working towards environmental sustainability, encouraging industry-wide progress to help achieve its net-zero targets and securing long-term growth and prosperity for the travel industry. The company has set a target of zero emissions by 2050, with the ambition to achieve this by 2030.

The ‘ATS Go Green’ initiative reiterates the commitment of all parties to reach their environmental sustainability goals and be the front runners in the travel industry providing tailor-made reports on CO2 emissions for corporates.

Saleem Sharif
Saleem Sharif
Deputy MD
ATS Travel

“The partnership will allow Amadeus, ATS Travel and Olive Gaea to work closely together and offer clients offsetting opportunities and inspire sustainable living. The collaboration saw all parties pledging to develop a more sustainable future with participants planting mangroves at the local Al Zohra mangrove ecosystem. Participants were briefed on the sustainability project and taken on a Kayak tour to the mangrove plantation area with reusable water bottles and eco-friendly utilities. We invited our corporate clients and UAE National airlines representatives to join the event and support the cause.”

Mr. Ernesto Sanchez Beaumont, Managing Director, Amadeus Gulf said that “This partnership supports our approach to transforming business operations, helping customers and driving the industry toward a more sustainable future. Enabling our customers to engage in green initiatives, such as this one from ATS Travel and Olive Gaea, and working with the global travel community on sustainability reflects our commitment to being at the forefront of change.”

“We are delighted to partner with ATS Travel’s sustainability initiative ‘ATS Go Green’ supported by Amadeus. With local and global organizations racing against time to address climate change and reach Net Zero Carbon targets, we are pleased to play our part and help them take climate action. Not only will they minimize their environmental impact and support new plantation activities, but they will also empower their clients with innovative and sound sustainability tools,” said Mr. Vivek Tripathi, Founder and CEO of Olive Gaea.

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