Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, has announced an important new partnership with Eternity Travels - one of the leading travel agencies in Kuwait.
The new multi-year deal will see Eternity Travels migrate the majority stake of its business to Travelport’s Global Distribution Systems (GDS), making it their preferred technology provider in the country. As part of the agreement, Travelport, which is distributed in Kuwait by Travel Technology Systems Company, will also provide Eternity Travels with a range of its industry leading products including Travelport Smartpoint - the cutting edge point of sale solution and Travelport Rooms and More - the online hotel booking tool.
Commenting on the new deal, Mohammed Sharif, Chairman, Eternity Travels, said: “Our strong relationship with Travel Technology Systems Company, combined with Travelport’s technology expertise and industry leading solutions, make them a very strong business partner for Eternity Travels - and our primary GDS. We look forward to working very closely with Travelport as we continue our growth across the region this year and beyond.”
“Kuwait remains one of our focus regions in the Middle East and signing this deal with Eternity Travels, who are a major industry player, will significantly boost Travelport’s presence in the country and further extend our service and content offering to travel agents and travellers across the region,” said Jennifer D’Souza, Regional Commercial Director, Gulf, Levant, Pakistan and Turkey, Travelport.“We look forward to working closely with our distributor Travel Technology Systems Company to support Eternity Travels and to help them achieve their business goals for years to come.”
Eternity Travels - originally established in 2009 as wholesale and retail agency - has steadily grown to become one of the top ten agencies in Kuwait with eight branches across Kuwait and India. As one of the fastest growing travel providers in the country, Eternity Travels has ambitious regional growth plans in the pipeline for 2014 and 2015.