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eDreams ODIGEO launches new tech hubs to expand development capabilities across Europe

Barcelona – WEBWIRE
  • Europe’s largest online travel company expands its tech force with new innovation centres in Italy and Portugal
  • The Company plans to hire over 200 recruits across all its European tech hubs 

eDreams ODIGEO, Europe’s largest online travel company and one of the largest European e-commerce businesses, announced the launch of two new tech hubs in Porto, Portugal and Milan, Italy in the first quarter of the calendar year 2020. 

The company will begin operating promptly hiring 100 employees between the two offices, including front and back-end engineers, iOS and Android developers. The launch of the new tech hubs in these markets, where the Company is the leading player in the industry, alongside each of their growing tech communities will help to enrich eDreams ODIGEO’s talent pool and brand recognition across the globe as the world’s third-largest flight retailer.

Based in their respective territories, the new tech force will work across eDreams ODIGEO’s 261 websites worldwide and alongside its product teams based in Barcelona as well as the developers at the Madrid Tech Hub. The news comes at a time when eDreams ODIGEO has recently announced a tech hiring spree of 100 recruits in Spain. 

Dana Dunne, Chief Executive Officer of eDreams ODIGEO, commented:The launch of our new tech hubs in Porto and Milan is a clear example of our ability to be agile; we have a proven track record for identifying up and coming epicentres for tech, sourcing the very best talent from these hubs and capturing it.”

“As Europe’s largest online travel company we are committed to leveraging our scale and technology expertise to help our 18 million customers discover their world through travel, and we rely on attracting and developing the best talent to achieve this. We are a lean and agile organisation where everyone has the opportunity to make an impact, both on our business and on the travel industry as a whole, to ultimately shape the way people travel.”

About eDreams ODIGEO

eDreams ODIGEO is one of the world’s largest online travel companies and one of the largest e-commerce businesses in Europe. Under its four leading online travel agency brands – eDreams, GO Voyages, Opodo, Travellink, and the metasearch engine Liligo – it serves more than 18 million customers per year across 46 markets. Listed on the Spanish Stock Market, eDreams ODIGEO works with over 665 airlines and has partnerships with 130. The brand offers the best deals in regular flights, low-cost airlines, hotels, cruises, car rental, dynamic packages, holiday packages and travel insurance to make travel easier, more accessible, and better value for consumers across the globe.

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