Travel reservation and ticketing system Amadeus has acquired Vacation.com
for $57.3 million in cash and warrants. Amadeus will also assume $27.7
million of debt for Vacation.com, a Boston consortium of travel agencies.
Amadeus has named Vacation.com chief executive Tony McKinnon as president
and CEO of Amadeus in North America. Through the deal, Amadeus will
strengthen its bonds with traditional travel agencies and expand further in
the U.S. online market.