Sabre, Jordan varsity ink strategic deal
Amman, September 1, 2013
Sabre Travel Network Middle East has signed a three-year partnership agreement with University of Jordan to provide its Faculty of Archaeology and Tourism with the training needed to enable them offer Sabre-certified courses.
Darren Wickham, managing director at Sabre said: “Travel is a dynamic and exciting industry to be in and the technology used by the industry is constantly evolving. As a leading provider of travel technology solutions, Sabre is committed to investing in the development of local Jordanian talent by partnering with the top travel industry training schools.”
“With our comprehensive and rewarding travel industry training programmes that leverage the latest technology, University of Jordan’s students will have a leg up when they enter competitive travel industry.”
Professor Ekhleif Tarawneh, president of the university said, “Sabre is at the forefront of one of the world's fastest growing industries. Travel agencies across the Middle East region use Sabre's wide product range as tools to maximize the offering to their customers.
“Our students need to have access to such knowledge and expertise. I thank Sabre their support and look forward to a long and fruitful partnership with them.”
The Sabre courses will be available to students in the Amman and Aqaba campuses, a statement said. – TradeArabia News Service