Published on : Thursday, July 31, 2014
Travelport, a travel commerce marketplace providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the $7 trillion global travel and tourism industry, and long-standing Worldspan distribution partner Stargate Cyber Active Ltd today announce a new technology agreement with Global Travel Solutions, a leading travel agency in Saudi Arabia.
This new agreement will see the travel agency adopt Travelport’s leading-edge travel solutions to improve agency productivity and drive business growth.
Formerly known as Zahran Falcons Travel agency, Riyadh-based Global Travel Solutions has been servicing the Saudi Arabian travel, tours and transportation industries for over 25 years, supporting corporations of all sizes in the optimization of their travel spend. Global Travel Solutions is also known for designing vacation packages, meetings and events management for both individuals and corporate customers through its ‘one-stop’ travel retail shops.
Mr. Shailendra Philips, General Manager at Global Travel Solutions said, “Technology is a key priority for Global Travel Solutions and we wanted our distribution and technology partner to be a leader and innovator in this space. In addition to their technology, we favoured Travelport for their wealth of content and on-going commitment to agency support that they have demonstrated over the years.”
Commenting on the new partnership, Rabih Saab, President and Managing Director Africa, Middle East and South Asia at Travelport said, “Travelport is proud to be Global Travel Solutions’ chosen technology partner and we look forward to providing their customers and partners with the most innovative and effective travel solutions in the industry as well as the most extensive travel content.”
Travelport products and services are being distributed in Saudi Arabia through long-term Worldspan partner, Stargate Cyber Active Ltd.