Agents

Evolving role of the travel agent

In this time of growing popularity of OTAs and online booking mediums, a travel agent still holds ground owing to their efficient task management and personal touch to make sure travellers have a hassle-free experience. The travel business, like any other, has witnessed drastic changes over the years, thanks to …

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Abu Dhabi to host OTB ’17

This September, high-end UAE outbound travel agents and buyers will come together at the InterContinental Hotel Abu Dhabi for Outbound Travel Bazaar (OTB). The number of outbound trips from the UAE increased by 5 per cent to 3.5 million last year, with those travellers spending Dh71 billion, up 10 per …

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Mezoon ported to the top by Travelport

One of the largest travel agencies in the Sultanate of Oman and an affiliate of BCD Travel, Mezoon International Travel & Tours (MITT), has just become larger with its new collaboration with Travelport. Next stop for Mezoon: Latest searching and booking tools and unstoppable growth! Leading travel commerce platform, Travelport, …

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Musafir on growth trajectory with Amadeus

Musafir.com has signed another agreement with Amadeus to amplify its e-commerce offerings. This agreement provides the company with industry-leading business intelligence technologies and access to global travel content through the Amadeus system for making booking easier and faster for them. Musafir.com, a UAE-based travel website, has signed a new regional …

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Technology transforming travel

As travellers evolve into explorers with the help of technology, the holidaymakers too need a metamorphosis so that they are still sought by these new-age tourists. Hence, it’s work time for tech experts as hoteliers are looking towards complete automation and innovation in their services. Over the years, we have …

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Al Tayyar Travel & Amadeus ink deal

Amadeus Saudi Arabia and Al Tayyar Group extended their partnership in order to strengthen the Middle East network platform. The extended deal significantly boosts the strategic co-operation between the two parties and reaffirms Al Tayyar Travel Group’s commitment to expand their online business. To achieve this, Al Tayyar Travel Group …

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CharterClick your next cruise!

Since its inception last December, Dubai-based CharterClick has never looked back and now has 34 boats onboard. Continuing with the expansion, it is now spreading the business beyond the emirates. TT BUREAU The main feature of CharterClick is that it works in real time, which means booking can be done …

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ME travellers’ abiding love for Turkey

Middle East has become a leading feeder market today for Turkey after the many incidents which deterred other feeder markets from visiting this destination. Çetin Gürcün, General Secretary, Association of Turkish Travel Agencies, shares insight of their plans for the region. TT BUREAU Q. How has tourism been between Turkey …

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