On average, more than 9 million people fly every day. Through the Click for Change Campaign, we have begun the journey to enable any of these travellers to make a donation to UNICEF when they buy travel online, directly helping the world’s most disadvantaged children.
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Travellers have the power to gradually make a difference in the world.
By adding a simple gesture, just one click in your booking process you can contribute towards a common goal, help change the life of a child in need.
Amadeus is facilitating the donation engine that enables the travel industry to solicit micro donations from people around the world, when they buy travel online. Through Click for Change, Amadeus, UNICEF and the travel industry make their trips count.
Your next trip is a chance to make a difference in the life of a child in need.
Make your journey take them further.
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UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
All children deserve the chance to be happy and healthy, explore their world safely, and reach their full potential.
Yet the rights of millions of children are blocked by deprivation and discrimination based on factors beyond their control – their gender, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, place of birth or whether they live with a disability, for example.
When children do not have a fair chance in life, significant inequalities emerge between those who have the most and those who have the least. Those inequalities are passed from generation to generation in a vicious circle that has significant economic, political and social consequences – leading to an unequal and unfair world.
It doesn’t have to be this way.
With smart investments and targeted actions, every child can have a fair chance in life.
When combining technology with the scale and reach of travel players like major airlines and online travel agencies, there is real potential to raise millions of dollars for those most in need. That is why Amadeus is facilitating a donation engine that enables the travel industry to solicit micro-donations from people around the world when they buy travel online.
The Amadeus Donation Engine works simply and effectively "behind the scenes" of online travel selling platforms. It enables the travel industry to solicit micro-donations securely and easily from people around the world, when they buy travel online. These micro donations will be pooled together by UNICEF and dedicated to children´s projects in countries where there is critical need.
Travellers buying tickets on Norwegian.com, Finnair.com and Iberia.com have an opportunity to make a micro-donation towards children´s projects around the world. The programme is open to more travel websites. Interested in participating? Click here.
The global programme to raise donations online through the travel industry combines four key strengths in a way that today remains untapped:
The Amadeus donation engine is a system-neutral technology that can be used across different types of electronic sales channels. It works simply and effectively "behind the scenes" of online travel selling platforms, without disrupting the websites’ commercial processes and business objectives. Travel providers and sellers, such as airline websites and online travel agents, can integrate a donation box on the online booking pages allowing travellers to simply add a donation to UNICEF as they complete the shopping process online. The donation payment is processed as a separate transaction from the travel purchase, simplifying things for the partner and for UNICEF. For the traveller, the microdonation process itself will be simple and user friendly: a single click, that’s it.
If a traveller choses to make a donation, they will receive a confirmation email.
"The technology solution that Amadeus has provided to UNICEF as a philanthropic contribution will help UNICEF harness a collective, global action to raise funds for children. We truly believe that investing in todays children, especially in relation to their health and education helps break the cycle of poverty, contributing to create more stable societies and sustainable growth".
Tomás Lopez Fernebrand,
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Amadeus.
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