The Deputy Minister of Innovation and Growth Stefan Savov and Bogdan Bogdanov, Executive Director of InvestBulgaria Agency (IBA) presented a class “A” certificate under the Investment Promotion Act to “Amadeus Sofia Labs” EOOD. The company invested in the creation of an information technology center in the city of Sofia. The investment is for nearly half a million BGN and will create 116 new jobs in the capital. Bogdan Bogdanov, Executive Director of the Bulgarian Investment Agency (BAI) also attended the official presentation.
“Amadeus Sofia Labs” will provide IT services in three directions related to the design and construction of products for the distribution of air, rail and hotel mobility, as well as related tourism products.
Deputy Minister Savov emphasized that the Ministry of Innovation and Growth, through IBA, is working to create conditions for retaining qualified personnel in Bulgaria and for new highly qualified jobs. “With more good examples like the Amadeus investment, economic growth will be supported,” he pointed out. Savov thanked Olivier Gitar, managing director of the company in Bulgaria, for choosing our country to realize their investment.
The Amadeus Leisure platform is the European leisure market leader and operates with 250 data providers, 800 billion offers and over 100 million requests per day. Amadeus Leisure is a high-tech platform leader in the travel industry, whose customers book more than 8 million trips. The company designs and builds products and solutions for the distribution and sale of rail tickets as well, and its customers are both travel agencies and railways.