Travelport partners with Al Hashim in Saudi Arabia

Travelport partners with Al Hashim in Saudi Arabia

Travelport and Al Hashim Travel have announced a new, exclusive, long term agreement.

Al Hashim Travel is located in the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia, with ten branches in the region.

The agency is also set to expand across in Saudi Arabia in 2017.

The agreement with Travelport will see Al Hashim Travel benefit from the industry leading merchandising and desktop technology, Travelport Smartpoint.

Significantly improving the selling experience for travel agents, Travelport Smartpoint has truly transformed how travel agents work, allowing them to not only sell airline tickets, but also the branded fares and ancillaries of over 400 of the world’s leading airlines, including network and low cost carriers.

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Commenting on the new agreement, Abbas AlSaleh, chief executive, Al Hashim Travel said: “This exclusive deal with Travelport provides a great opportunity for our business to advance our operations.

“We strongly believe that Travelport’s pioneering technology will support our business to work smarter, grow revenues and enhance our online presence.”

Additionally, over 650,000 unique hotel properties and 36,000 car rental locations are available through Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform.

Asgar Khan, general manager, Al Hashim Travel said: “Travellers are increasingly expecting a more personalised travel experience.

“They want more choice and flexibility when they book. Travelport’s technology is cutting edge in enabling us to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations around new travel trends.”