Travelport – the global business services provider to the travel industry – and SNTTA, one of the most reputed travel management companies in the UAE, have jointly announced the renewal of their partnership, which will see SNTTA’s clients continue to benefit from Travelport’s expertise and cutting edge products for another three years.
The new deal – effective until the end of 2015 – cements the successful partnership between the two companies, which was first signed in 2009. As part of the renewed agreement, Travelport will also provide SNTTA with a number of its latest technology solutions including industry-leading Travelport Universal API, eNett payment solutions and Travelport Mobile Agent – a mobile app for travel agents on-the-go.
Established in 1976, SNTTA was the first travel company in the UAE to achieve the ISO 9001 Certification in 1999. Today SNTTA has a network of 26 branches across the UAE and is the recipient of a number of major awards, including the Sharjah Economic Excellence Award in 2005 and 2007.
“Supporting travel agents such as SNTTA is our key objective as a GDS,” said Rabih Saab, President and Managing Director, Middle East and Africa, Travelport. “This new partnership is a testament to our successful long-term relationship with SNTTA and we recognize the trust that SNTTA has placed in us and remain fully committed to meeting all of their current and future travel technology needs.”
“We know that Travelport has the right technology tools and support structure to meet all of our GDS requirements,” said Mr.Zafar Imam, Managing Director,SNTTA Group. “We’ve enjoyed a mutually beneficial partnership with them for the past four years and look forward to continued collaboration as they understand our business and can provide critical, hands-on support.”