Travelport opens office in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, October 8, 2009
Travelport, one of the world’s leading global distribution system (GDS) providers, has extended its presence in the UAE with the launch of its new direct operations for Galileo-connected travel agents in Abu Dhabi.
Nasser Butti Omeir Bin Youssuf, chairman of the Travel & Tourism Agencies Council (ATTAC) and board member of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) inaugurated the new office, along with Hani Khorsheed, secretary general of ATTAC.
Located in the Al Muhairy building in the Madinat Zayed district, Travelport’s new office will offer a wide-range of Galileo solutions and services and will house dedicated sales, training and helpdesk teams focussed on providing the highest levels of customer support.
Travelport’s UAE country manager Faris Azzee will oversee the operation.
“The launch of Travelport’s new operations underscores our long-term commitment to Abu Dhabi and ensures that we are closely aligned with the needs of the local travel trade,” said Azzee. “We are delighted to be able to serve our loyal Galileo customers here directly and provide them with the highest levels of hands-on support,” he added. - TradeArabia News Service