Travelport inks deal with Nakhal Travel
Travelport has signed a multi-year agreement with Nakhal Travel, one of Lebanon’s longest standing and pioneering travel agencies.
Nakhal, established in 1959 and comprised of 125 members, operates its activities across Destination management, Tour operating, Ticketing and Corporate Travel Management and Hotel and Ticketing. Nakhal is among the top agencies in Lebanon, renowned for its creativity and acting as representatives for partners such as Hertz and Carlson Wagonlit Travel in Lebanon to name but a few.
Through this long term agreement Nakhal Travel will have access to Travelport’s unmatched travel content inventory including air, hotel, rail and car and will benefit from the merchandising capabilities of the company’s award-winning point of sale solution, Travelport Smartpoint.
Jean El Zailaa, Executive Director, Travel Management Services, Nakhal, commented: “As pioneers in Lebanon’s travel industry, we need to ensure we have the most progressive technology partners with the cutting edge expertise to support our business goals, and we are excited to announce this renewal. Our priority is to provide the best service to our customers and to continue to enhance their experience leveraging Travelport’s technology as one of the strongest advocates of Smartpoint in the Lebanese market.”
Rabih Saab, President and Managing Director of Africa, Middle East and South Asia added: “Travelport is proud to grow its successful long standing partnership with Nakhal in Lebanon. Their clients will benefit from our unique travel commerce platform providing unrivalled air, hotel and car content and with a complete package of leading technology including our innovative point of sale solution, Travelport Smartpoint which allows travel agents to sell more effectively and earn new revenue streams.”