Amadeus IT Holding, S.A., parent company of the Amadeus Group, has recorded an adjusted net profit of €246.8 million for the first half of 2010.
The company, which owns and operates the Amadeus global distribution system (GDS) - used by travel agents to book airline tickets and hotel rooms - said total revenues grew by 11.9% for the six-month period up to June 30.
The firm's earning before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation, also increased by 19.9% on the previous year to €556.7 million.
Amadeus said both its distribution and IT Solutions businesses contributed to the strong performance figures.
It said revenue in distribution - the GDS - increased by 9.8%, from €944.9m to €1,037.0m.
Year-on-year, first half total bookings increased by 8%, up from 214.9 million to 232.1 million, while the volume of air travel agency bookings increased by 9.8%, up from 183 million to 201 million.
Meanwhile, the IT side of the business increased its revenue by 20.9%, from €248 million to €299.9 million.
David Jones, president and chief executive, said: "I am pleased to announce that we have delivered strong financial growth in the first half of 2010.
"The results are underpinned by an encouraging growth in distribution bookings compared with the same period last year, coupled with the continuing evolution of our IT business.
"Our transaction-based model is both robust and profitable, and has shown that it can quickly benefit from a recovery in travel worldwide. We look forward to the remainder of the year with confidence."