Business expansion
Méditerranée; Provence-Alpes-Côte d\'Azur; Alpes-Maritimes
Location of affected unit(s)
Villeneuve-Loubet, Valbonne
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62.02 - Computer consultancy activities

250 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
8 February 2019
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2019
Foreseen end date
31 December 2019


Amadeus has announced the recruitment of 250 engineers and technicians to strengthen its research and development centre located in Sophia Antipolis and Villeneuve Loubet (Alpes Maritimes) on the Côte d'Azur. Amadeus, which is specialised in technological tools and solutions for tourism companies ( hotels, airlines, maritime tourism companies, travel agencies) also announced that it recruited 470 people in 2018.

The Spanish group employs nearly 4,200 people on the Côte d'Azur (compared to 2,800 in 2012). After a job reductions in 2006 (160 job cuts), several job creation announcements were recorded in the ERM database in 2012 (400 job creations), 2014 (200 job creations), 2017 (250 job creations) and 2018 (500 job creations).



Eurofound (2019), Amadeus, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 96710, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/96710.