Travelport and Kuwaiti online travel agent (OTA), Rehlat.com have formed a new long-term agreement that will help the OTA to enhance its online presence across the Gulf.
Rehlat.com will make use of Travelport’s technology to power Internet booking engines and to aggregate the technology provider’s unrivalled content including branded fares and ancillaries from national and low cost carriers spanning the globe, as well as hotels, car and rail companies.
Founder, Rehlat.com, Bader Al Bader commented on the news: “Our priority is to distinguish our offering and provide our travellers with an innovative online presence, personalisation and boost our online commercial success through exceeding our customers’ needs. We are moving into a new era for our business, having recently launched operations in Saudi Arabia with Rehlat.com.sa and in the UAE with Rehlat.ae; Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform is bringing our online presence to an unprecedented level as we integrate ourselves deeper into the Middle Eastern market.”
Meanwhile, regional director – Middle East and South Asia, Travelport, Matthew Powell added: “Travelport is delighted to partner with rehlat.com. As we kick off this long term agreement, we look forward to growing our partnership as we work alongside Rehlat.com to grow its online presence. Our technology solutions are redefining how travel is being searched, bought and sold in the Middle East and across the globe. This agreement will mean improved service for Rehlat.com’s travellers.”