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Waleed Ahmed ... Saudi Arabia a key market.

Elaf named Rail Europe GSA in Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, December 21, 2016

Rail Europe, a worldwide leader in train tickets and rail passes' distribution, has expanded its sales network with the appointment of Saudi Arabia's Elaf Travel & Tourism as its GSA partner.

Elaf is a leading travel and tour operator in the kingdom with a history of service excellence and reputation of being a one-stop travel shop, said a statement.

“With Saudi Arabia seen as a key market in the region, Rail Europe is keen to extend the maximum support for travellers and travel trade in Saudi market by this new appointment of Elaf Travel & Tourism which operates through a wide network of many travel shops across Saudi Arabia,” said Waleed Ahmed, regional manager of Rail Europe’s office in Dubai.

“We are very delighted to strengthen our presence in Saudi Arabia. Elaf Travel & Tourism has an excellent reputation in the region and has shown a great interest in facilitating the sale of Rail Europe products to their clients and travel trade in the kingdom. We foresee Saudi Arabia as a key market in GCC and integral to our long-term growth strategy,” he said.
Mohammed Bin Mahfouz, VP of Elaf Travel & Tourism, acknowledged the strategic move by Rail Europe to expand its network, and by appointing Elaf as their GSA partner and hence providing multiple selling channels through the wide network of Elaf’s outlets.

Bin Mahfouz also noted that the customers of Elaf will be delighted to learn about this partnership as there is a huge demand for Rail Travel within Europe from leisure and business travellers from this part of the world.  

Train has always been a wonderful way to explore Europe with a great high speed network across Europe. Passengers can reach their preferred destinations at preferred times, due to the flexible schedules, frequent departures and high speed. - TradeArabia News Service

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