eDreams ODIGEO SA:, leading tech company in Spain, Palma de Mallorca and Alicante

  • The Company, one of Spain’s top tech employers and recently named ‘Best Company to Work For’ by Forbes magazine, has selected Palma de Mallorca and Alicante to establish new innovation and product development teams
  • The decision is to expand its global workforce by 50% in the next three years to fuel its growth as a subscription-based business
  • eDreams ODIGEO operates an industry-first hybrid system that drives flexibility and creativity among its employees
  • Over the coming weeks, the business will be hosting events for the tech community within both cities.

Barcelona, ​​June 22, 2022.- eDreams ODIGEO, Europe’s largest online retailer in the world -excluding China-, and one of Spain’s top tech employers, today announced that it will continue to strengthen its presence in Spain with the development of two new tech based teams in Palma de Mallorca and Alicante.

The decision is part of the company plans to add more than 500 new recruits to its technology, product, and innovation teams by the fiscal year 2025, in what will be the largest talent acquisition campaign in its history.

eDreams ODIGEO is one of the leading travel tech employers in Spain and has been recognized as one of the ‘Best Companies to Work For in 2022’ by Forbes magazine. The Group operates 247 websites and apps in 44 countries, 21 languages ​​and 37 different currencies, all powered by industry-leading technology. The Group invests heavily in innovation and launches over 7,800 product features each year. The scale of its technological organization, and the agility of its teams, enable the business to develop, test and roll out a significant number of products to its customers on a regular basis. The Company’s proprietary platform processes over 2 billion searches each month.

The Company has already begun operations in Palma de Mallorca and Alicante and will be looking to expand its work there over the coming months. The new hires will support the current cycle of expansion of the Group, which is successfully transforming into a subscription-based business. This is a testament to the fact that the company is a pioneer within the industry and provides a revolutionary proposition with eDreams Prime.

eDreams Prime has grown its member base to 3 million worldwide, after tripling its subscribers in just one year. By 2025, the Group forecasts that 66% of its reserves will come from subscribers and has set itself the goal of exceeding 7.25 million Prime members.

Another objective of this recruitment drive is to further develop the personalization of the customer experience through its own advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform. The business has developed an industry-leading set of advanced, machine learning models that allow it to create a mobile solution based on the millions of predictions that can be used on a daily basis traveler. The Company has the largest data science team in the European industry and leverages its machine-based learning capabilities across all business functions.

Carsten Bernhard, Chief Technology Officer, ODIGEO eDreamsstates “Our goal, as the largest online technology retailer in the world, is to continue to grow and expand with the best technology talent. , in Barcelona, ​​Porto, Milan and Budapest The new teams in Palma de Mallorca and Alicante will be vital in strengthening our growth as a subscription-based business helping us reinforce our leadership and further enhancing our market share, which we have almost doubled during the pandemic. Our mission is to reinvent the world of travel through technology and innovation. Our team will be indispensable in terms of helping us achieve this “.

ODIGEO’s eDreams are unique within the industry, with employees from 46 different nationalities and spread across a number of cities within Spain (Barcelona, ​​Madrid), Italy (Milan), Portugal (Porto) and Hungary (Budapest). The Company also carries out business functions from offices in France, the United Kingdom and Germany. The business operates a hybrid work system, promoting flexibility and creativity among its employees. It serves one of the largest economic sectors globally, valued at 1.3 billion euros.

Over the next few weeks, eDreams ODIGEO will be hosting events with the tech communities within these two cities, sharing details of its vacancies and growth plans.

Note to Editor: Candidates interested in these positions can search for openings and apply online at edreamsodigeocareers.com

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About ODIGEO eDreams

ODIGEO eDreams is one of the world’s largest online travel companies and one of the largest e-commerce businesses in Europe. The business is the largest flight retailer globally, excluding China, and the largest in Europe. Under its four leading online travel agency brands – eDreams, GO Voyages, Opodo, Travellink, and the metasearch engine Liligo – it serves more than 17 million customers per year across 44 markets. Listed on the Spanish Stock Market, eDreams ODIGEO works with over 690 airlines and +2.1 million hotels. The business conceptualised Prime, the first subscription product in the travel sector which attracted 3 million members since launching in 2017. , car rental services and travel insurance products to make travel easier, more accessible, and better value for consumers across the globe.

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