Travelport and Abu Dhabi's Bin Ham Travel Group sign long term partnership
Travelport has announced a new, multi-year agreement with Bin Ham Travel Group.
Established in 1979, Bin Ham Travel Group comprises three leading travel management companies: Al Amaan Travel and Holidays, Al Ain Express Travel and Bin Ham Travel.
The Bin Ham Travel Group will leverage Travelport’s innovative technology through the Travel Commerce Platform to gain access to the fares and ancillaries of approximately 400 of the world’s leading airlines. Also, through Travelport Smartpoint, travel agents have the capability to upsell more hotel rooms and car rentals with access to over 650,000 unique hotel properties and 36,000 car rental locations all through their preferred work flows.
Sheikh Mubarak Bin Ham, CEO at Bin Ham Travel Group, said: “We are delighted to have signed this new partnership with Travelport. We have invested in their unique travel technology and wide range of tailor made solutions to strengthen our online presence and provide our travellers with the most travel options and the best traveller booking experience available. Having superior travel booking technology and content is an important part of our growth strategy across the region.”
Matthew Powell, managing director, Middle East & South Asia at Travelport, said: “This new partnership with Bin Ham Travel Group, a celebrated travel industry leader in the UAE, is a great testimony to how our industry-leading Travel Commerce Platform, which offers unrivalled technology and travel content, is supporting the needs of our customers across the region as they target growth in their businesses. We look forward to partnering with the Bin Ham Travel Group and helping them do exactly this.”