Travelport and Rehlat.com announce new agreement
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES & KUWAIT – Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, and Rehlat.com, a leading online travel agent(OTA) in Kuwait and one the fastest growing OTAs in the Middle East, have today announced a new long term agreement with Travelport’s distribution partner in Kuwait, that will see Rehlat.com leverage Travelport’s industry redefining technology to grow their online presence across the Gulf.
Rehlat.com will use Travelport’s technology to power internet booking engines and to aggregate Travelport’s unrivalled content including branded fares and ancillaries from leading national and low cost carriers across the world, as well as hotels, car and rail.
Bader Al Bader, Founder, Rehlat.com commented: “Our priority is to distinguish our offering and provide our travellers with an innovative online presence, personalization 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 in the Middle Eastern market.”
Matthew Powell, Travelport’s Regional Director, Middle East and South Asia commented: “Travelport is delighted to partner with www.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 their online presence. Our technology solutions are redefining how travel is being search, bought and sold in the Middle East and across the globe. This agreement will mean improved service for Rehlat.com’s travelers.”