Sabre ME opens Egypt office

7th Dec 2006

Sabre Travel Network Middle East has opened a new office in the diplomatic district of Zamalek, Cairo, further augmenting its investment and expansion plans across the Middle East.

The opening ceremony, held at the Four Seasons First Residence, Cairo, was attended by guest of honour H.E. Mr. Amr El-Ezaby, Egyptian Vice Minister of Tourism, along with prominent Egyptian travel agents and airline representatives, Sabre’s Cairo office team and senior management from Sabre Travel Network’s Middle East headquarters in Bahrain.

The opening of our latest office is a demonstration of Sabre’s significant and sustained investment in the region and signifies the growth potential we see in Egypt, where so far this year we have added 16 new travel agencies to our portfolio, with a number of other agencies at various stages of negotiations. We believe that the extension of our global capabilities to meet the local needs of the Egyptian market will provide a compelling and competitive proposition to our customers in the travel trade in this country,”

said Daniel Naoumovitch, Sabre Travel Network Middle East’s chief executive officer.

Sabre Travel Network Middle East provides travel trade customers with a selection of easy-to-use and region-specific products and services from Sabre Travel Network and Sabre Airline Solutions, key business units of Sabre Holdings Inc. The result of this offering is that travel agencies and airline customers in Egypt can take advantage of a comprehensive shop with tools that help them manage their operations, enhance customer service, drive efficiency, reduce costs and increase revenue.


Sabre’s commitment to the Egyptian market also ensures the availability of sophisticated customer services as well as significant local capabilities, which include a strong in country team, an experienced help desk department, state-of-the-art customer training facilities, as well technical and operational support using the latest hardware and technology platforms.

‘Sabre Holdings’ continued growth and investment in this region is based on current growth trends, and this enables us to expand our resources such as with our enhanced presence in Egypt and this will ensure the offer of new and unprecedented levels of customer service,’ Mr. Naoumovitch said.

‘We will continue to bring innovative solutions and enhanced technology to the Egyptian marketplace, thereby helping to fulfil the aspirations of the travel community, and having a local presence in this key market will enable us to do this with great efficiency.



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