- The online travel agency reaffirms its commitment to Barcelona by opening its third office in the city, in which 280 professionals will work
- The company will also move its headquarters in Madrid, where a team of 70 developers work, to a new facility in the centre of the capital
- Spain is being consolidated as the group’s hub of activity, with plans to grow the workforce with 130 new jobs*
Barcelona, 14th March 2017 – eDreams ODIGEO, the largest online travel agency in Europe, is consolidating its investment in Barcelona with the opening of its new offices, which will house 280 of the 1000 professionals employed by the company in the Catalan capital. This new workspace, located on Calle Diputació, has a surface area of 2400 square metres, which are added to the 6400 already existing in Calle Bailén and the 2800 that make up the offices in Barcelona’s Zona Franca (Free Zone). Furthermore, the company has already announced that it is moving its development centre in Madrid, in which 70 engineers work, to a new facility in the centre of the capital.
The new offices follow the line established by the company in 2015, with state-of-the-art, sustainable installations that underline the investment of eDreams ODIGEO in working conditions that foster creativity, innovation, diversity and talent management. For this reason, the four new floors in Calle Diputació offer multiple common areas and different space layouts designed for working and collaborating. These are functional creative, open spaces that favour the capture and retention of talent and contribute to staff wellbeing.
Javier Bellido, the agency’s Director in Spain, explains: “We have a first rate team of people that allow us to maintain a leading position in the market. They are our best allies for guaranteeing excellence in the service we offer our clients, so it is fundamental that we provide them with creative and inspiring workspaces that favour good dynamics and synergies between the different teams and guarantee their well-being.”
With the inauguration of the new offices in Barcelona, the city is consolidated as eDreams ODIGEO’s central hub, with 11,600 square metres of workspace, where 60% of the company’s employees from all over the world work. This is a multidisciplinary team that includes more than 400 developers, as well as analysts, designers, experts in usability and interactivity, specialists in marketing, SEO, SEM and CRM of more than 65 different nationalities and with an average age of 33 years old.