Wednesday 20 February 2019

Al Tayyar Travel Group, Travelport extend agreement

DUBAI, April 28, 2016

Al Tayyar Travel Group, the largest  travel and tourism company in Saudi Arabia, has extended its agreement with Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform.
The extended deal enhances the strategic co-operation between both companies and reaffirms Al Tayyar Travel Group’s commitment to expand their online business. To achieve this, Al Tayyar Travel Group will take advantage of Travelport’s cutting-edge technology, Travelport Universal API. The Universal API is an application programming interface that enables travel agencies to streamline their booking processes and access all of Travelport’s unrivalled content which includes branded fares and ancillaries from the leading national and low cost carriers, as well as an unrivalled 650,000 hotels.

As part of the agreement, offline travel agencies that form part of the Al Tayyar Travel Group will benefit from Travelport Smartpoint, the industry leading merchandising and desktop technology that enables access to Travelport’s extensive travel content inventory (as outlined above) and significantly improves the selling experience for travel agents.
Mohammed Khair Al Yabroudi, director of GDS Affairs at Al Tayyar Travel Group, said: “Al Tayyar Travel Group has been championing the travel and tourism industry in Saudi Arabia for many years through promoting ‘Saudisation’, exploring new global markets and by delivering quality services for travellers. We are therefore thrilled to execute our new online strategy with the support of a partner like Travelport, one of the industry leading technology companies, to further enhance our business and continue to provide travellers with unique lifetime experiences.”
Rabih Saab, president and managing director for Travelport Europe, Middle East and Africa, said: “We are delighted to extend our agreement with Al Tayyar Travel Group and further enhance our long standing partnership. Al Tayyar Travel Group is an example of a thriving company that values service quality, advanced technology and also a passion for redefining the travel industry, as we do. This agreement sets new goals for of the Al Tayyar Travel Group and we’re excited that we will be continuing to play a major role in helping them achieve them.” - TradeArabia News Service

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