Amadeus invests in mobility options firm Eccocar

Amadeus has invested an undisclosed sum in mobility expertise firm Eccocar

The funding within the Spain-based startup provides digital options for automobile sharing and micromobility.

Various different buyers together with Ninepointfive additionally participated within the undisclosed spherical.

Iván Luarca Gayo, co-founder and CEO, Eccocar, says: “Partnering with Amadeus is a serious strategic alternative for Eccocar, leveraging our industry-leading expertise with a world chief within the journey house. We are going to collectively provide our modern options to clients, and, with Amadeus’ help, our worldwide enlargement can now be accelerated, particularly within the automobile rental sector.” 

The funding will allow Amadeus to supply further mobility content material past automobile rental and pre-arranged transfers throughout its international platforms.

Suzanna Chiu, head of Amadeus Ventures, says: “Our {industry} is presently present process main adjustments, with shared mobility and autonomous autos bringing alternative to the market. To fulfill these adjustments, collaboration is an effective way to make sure our options match the rising expectations of the traveler. By leveraging synergies between each organizations, Amadeus will construct a seamless end-to-end automobile rental and concrete mobility expertise for vacationers.” 

Different investments made by Amadeus Ventures this 12 months embrace Busbud, which merged with Betterez on the time of the funding. Betterez has obtained funding from Amadeus prior to now.

The corporate additionally introduced an funding in local weather tech specialist Chooose, a PhocusWire Scorching 25 Journey Startup, in July.