Published on : Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has through its distribution partner in the State of Qatar, signed an extended agreement with Overseas Travel Bureau(OTB), one of the top Travel Management Companies in the State of Qatar. OTB, was established in Doha 1992 and is a member of the Arabian construction engineering company group of companies in Doha, led by his Excellency Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Al Thani. OTB is known for implementing the best of the business practices, techniques & technology in Qatar’s travel industry.
As part of the agreement, OTB will utilise Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform to process its travel bookings, providing them with access to Travelport’s unrivalled travel content inventory. This includes fares and ancillaries from the world’s leading airlines and over 650,000 hotel properties, including 550,000 independents. OTB will also utilise Travelport Smartpoint, the industry-leading point of sale technology for travel agencies.
Mr Jihad Houso, General Manager for Overseas Travel Bureau, said: “We have recognised the value of Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform and look forward to working together to meet the needs of our customers. The renewal of our agreement is a testament to the innovative technology and exceptional service we have come to rely on from Travelport to grow our business.”
Matthew Powell, Acting Regional Director, Middle East, Travelport added: “We are very pleased to have renewed this agreement with OTB and continue our long-standing relationship. OTB is a renowned travel industry player in the region and we are glad the company has recognised the value we provide to its business to help them deliver the best service possible to its customers.”