Al Khunaizi Travel, one of the leading travel agencies in Bahrain, has signed a long term agreement with Sabre Corporation, the leading technology provider to the global travel industry.
Under this agreement, Al Khunaizi will continue to access Sabre's marketplace of more than 400 airlines, 750,000 hotel properties, and hundreds of tour operators, rail, car and cruise providers, giving Al Khunaizi the opportunity to sell personalised travel packages from suppliers all over the world. The agency accesses the marketplace through the Sabre Red 360 platform, which features a customisable and intuitive user experience using data-driven insights to guide travel consultants.
Speaking about the partnership, Al Khunaizi Travel CEO Ammar Alkhunaizi said: "New technology is driving changes in consumer behaviour and traveller expectations, and there's now a greater demand for more personalized services. Sabre's advanced technology and expertise, combined with its skilled team, have helped optimise our business, and cemented our position as a pioneer in delivering new traveller experiences. We look forward to growing with Sabre and delivering a superior personalised travel service to our customers."
"As traveller expectations evolve, so too must the travel industry, and travel management companies that embrace advancements in data, online and mobile will continue to stay relevant in today's fast-changing world," said Sabre Travel Network Middle East vice president Abdul-Razzaq Iyer. "Our advanced technology and network of travel suppliers will help Al Khunaizi to offer a wealth of choice to its travellers and provide personalized and seamless traveller experiences."
Sabre's travel marketplace processes more US $120 billion in estimated travel spend and plays an important role in facilitating the marketing and sale of airfares, hotel rooms, rental cars, rail tickets and other types of travel, to more than 425,000 travel agents and thousands of corporations who use it to shop, book and manage travel.