Dubai: Kanoo Travel a fully owned business of Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Group (YBA Kanoo) announced a strategic partnership, with Booking.com that will expand its digital services and will allow it to offer competitive accommodation rates for its customers during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019 which was held in Dubai. Visitors of Kanoo Travel website will be having the same room rates as Booking.com, without any extra fees as well as the last room availability feature.
“We continue to invest in the latest technological advancements to satisfy our customers and to make sure we offer them a comfortable travel experience.” Nabeel Kanoo, President of Kanoo Travel commented. “Partnering with Booking.com; one of the most recognized online names in the Travel Industry in this era, shows the commitment of Kanoo Travel towards providing the best services and prices to its customers. This partnership will allow Kanoo Travel website to offer the same rates and packages available on Booking.com.”
Kanoo Travel, is one of the largest travel management companies in the MENA region. Specializing in corporate, marine, and leisure travel, as well as airline representation and Meetings Incentives Conferences and Events (MICE), it offers a wide range of compliance-driven, cost-effective travel management services and solutions. Kanoo Travel operates a network of more than 70 IATA locations and has longstanding affiliations with some of the largest institutions in the world.
Established in 1996 in Amsterdam, Booking.com has grown from a small Dutch startup to one of the largest travel e-commerce companies in the world. Part of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), Booking.com now employs more than 17,000 employees in 198 offices, in 70 countries worldwide.
About Kanoo Travel:
Kanoo Travel has a workforce comprised of 1,500 experienced, multilingual travel consultants and professionals and has an extensive network of offices spanning the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe. It established a longstanding partnership with American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) that gives it access to one of the world’s largest travel agency networks.
Kanoo Travel’s local knowledge and keen insight into global markets enable it to deliver unparalleled levels of service to customers, which is reflected by the numerous industry awards and recognitions it has received over the years.
About Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Group:
Founded in 1890 in Bahrain by Haji Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo, the YBA Kanoo Group is one of the largest, most iconic, and trusted family-owned conglomerates in the Arabian Gulf. From its early roots in shipping, it has grown to become one of the most diversified businesses in the region and beyond. Operating extensively in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Egypt, Lebanon, and the
United Kingdom, it combines traditional values with a global vision, making it a key driver for regional growth and development.
The Group caters to a wide range of sectors and industries, including shipping, logistics, travel, capital investments, real estate, oil & gas, machinery, and power and industrial projects. It also offers a wide range of other retail and commercial services that meet the highest international standards.
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