Travelport announces partnership with Egypt’s Astra Travel


Travelport has inked a new multi-year agreement with Astra Travel, a travel management company in Egypt.

Astra Travel provides integrated travel services, as well as event management services to large local and international companies.

The new partnership will enable Astra Travel to access Travelport’s unrivalled travel content, as well as branded fares and ancillaries from numerous airlines and low cost carriers.

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In addition, Astra Travel will be able to access over 650,000 hotel properties and 36,000 car rental locations in nearly 180 countries on a global scale, by using Travelport Smartpoint, Travelport’s industry leading point of sale solution for travel agents.

“Considering the constant changes and customer needs of the travel industry, all of us at Astra Travel are fully dedicated to customer satisfaction and devoted to serving our clients efficiently. Our investment in Travelport’s industry leading technology solutions is an innovative move for us to grow our business in the region,” said managing director, Astra Travel, Fatma Nosseir. “Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform will provide our business with opportunities to work smarter and improve our productivity and profitability, helping us to stand out from the competition.”

Country manager, Travelport Egypt, Mervat Alfy also spoke on the partnership: “Astra Travel is a key player in the Egyptian travel industry. This partnership is testament to the value that our Travel Commerce Platform brings to travel business and demonstrates how we are working with Egypt’s travel industry leaders to innovate together and support them in growing their businesses.

“Travelport’s presence in Egypt is steadily growing and we are looking forward to working with Astra Travel over the coming years to support them in enhancing their customer service offering and grow both their revenues and brand proposition.”