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Axis Holidays Adds Online Tool

Axis Holidays, the wholesale leisure travel
division of Dnata Agencies, will launch its new online booking system for
travel trade partners at Arabian Travel Market 2005, offering a powerful
tool to tap into the best travel products around the world, and unparalleled
ease-of-use.Axis Holidays’ unique and highly sophisticated web-based online booking
system for the travel trade (, will be distributed to all the travel partners in the
UAE and the GCC region, giving them direct access to all special offers,
best buys and information on a worldwide range of products and services.

Gary Chapman, President Dnata said: “We spent the last months developing
this powerful new tool that empowers travel agents to directly search, book
and manage travel requests. At the same time, the beauty of Axis’ new online
booking system is its user-friendly design.” 


He added: “Our travel partners in the region can now quote, book and print
vouchers instantly at a click of a button. The web-based system is so easy
to use that no training is required. If a new travel partner would like to
work with Axis Holidays, they can simply register online for their personal
ID and log-in access.”



The new booking system features several unique functions that are firsts for
the region, including the ability to:

*      provide multi-city bookings and quotations, so agents can build
their own packages

*      retain travel quotes on the system for a validity of 48 hours

*      automatically prompt users on relevant details such as cancellation

*      provide all quotations in UAE dirhams, which allows agents to avoid
currency fluctuations

In addition, Axis’ system is available 24/7 and provides instantaneous
updates on booking availability and confirmations. It also has a section for
trade and industry news, a useful Booking Management System for agents to
track and log their own bookings with Axis; as well as the ability for
agents to view their CompanionPoints earned for each transaction, if they
are members of the Axis incentives programme.