‘UDrive for free’ launches in Dubai

Hasib Khan UDrive

UDrive, a Dubai-based pay-as-you-go rental service launched the ‘UDrive for free’ campaign, offering residents and visitors to Dubai free membership for one month as well as a complimentary one hour free drive, that is inclusive of parking and fuel costs. With UDrive, commuters can drive a car from anywhere to …

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Travelport signs deal with Saudi agency


Travelport and Saudi Arabia-based Al Hashim Travel have announced a new, exclusive, long-term agreement, which will let the agency benefit from the industry leading merchandising and desktop technology, Travelport Smartpoint. TT Bureau Travelport and Al Hashim Travel have announced a new, exclusive, long-term agreement. Al Hashim Travel is located in …

Read More » appoints GSA in Ghana, a product of Travel Designer Group, has appointed African Origin Travels and Sports Tourism as its exclusive General Sales Agent (GSA) for Ghana. Jaal Shah, Group Managing Director,, says, “Our increasing presence in Africa region will help us boost trade from the region which will eventually generate good …

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IndiGo goes live on Travelport


IndiGo Airlines went live on Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform in India on November 24, as part of an agreement between the two parties that was signed in September this year. Nisha Verma Celebrating the launch of IndiGo’s fares and ancillaries to all travel agencies on Travelport’s integrated platform, Aditya Ghosh, …

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Sabre redefines business travel

Florian Tinnus VP global sales Sabre Traveler Experience

The Traveler Experience Platform integrates a suite of travel technology products in a consumer-grade mobile experience delivering self-service in-transit travel bookings, itinerary management, payments, expense integration, and safety capabilities to the connected business traveller. TT Bureau Forty-seven years after man first landed on the moon, there is finally a single …

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From mobile research to mobile bookings


As we begin the year, our thoughts naturally turn to what lies ahead — clearly a lot! The dynamism of our industry coupled with an ongoing technology evolution ensures that no entity/trend will be the end-all or be-all. Here we analyse certain factors that could swing the pendulum in the …

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Travel technology show by Amadeus


Amadeus Gulf hosted a technology show in Abu Dhabi exclusively for travel businesses in the region. The objective was to educate customers with the newest solutions, enabling them to achieve better results in the coming year and prepare their businesses for 2017. TT Bureau The travel industry is growing significantly …

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Fly by Digital


Amadeus Gulf launched for the first time in this region the #Fly by Digital event which offers travel industry professionals the opportunity to learn how they can build a digital travel business from scratch. TT Bureau The event brought together a number of digital and travel experts who shared their …

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UAE leads world’s internet usage at 96%


The UAE has the highest internet usage by country in the world at 96 per cent whereas USA has 86 per cent penetration and Singapore, 82 per cent. Several Middle East countries are above the global average according to Mamoun Hmedan, Managing Director MENA & India Wego. SHEHARA RIZLY Q) …

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