Baghdad, Iraq, 2014-04-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, has today announced the renewal of a multi-year distribution partnership with Rawat-Al Hajer for Travelport technology and services in Iraq.
The renewal of the agreement comes after four successful years of partnership between Rawat-Al Hajer and Travelport. Through this period, Travelport has experienced rapid growth in Iraq making Travelport the leading GDS in the country. In 2013 the team opened a new office in Erbil to complement its presence in Baghdad.
Rabih Saab, President and Managing Director, Africa, Middle East and South Asia, said:
“Iraq remains a key region for us and this new agreement reinforces Travelport’s commitment to this country and our passion for supporting travel agents here and throughout our Middle East network. We have enjoyed a very successful partnership with Rawat-Al Hajer over the past four years and their commitment to outstanding service in delivering our technology and services to the local travel agent community makes them a key partner in the region and an excellent representative of Travelport.”
Aws Al Hashimi, Managing Director, Rawat-Al Hajer, said: “Our vision is to provide our customers with the best solutions in technology and services across aviation, hospitality and tourism. We look forward to continuing our work with Travelport, and continuing to provide cutting edge solutions to travel agencies.”
Travelport is a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry.
With a presence in over 170 countries, approximately 3,500 employees and 2013 net revenue of $2.08 billion, Travelport is comprised of the global distribution system (“GDS”) business, which includes the Galileo and Worldspan brands, its Airline IT Solutions business and a majority joint venture ownership in eNett. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Travelport is a privately owned company.
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