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Travelport in new partnership with Astra Travel, Egypt

Posted 23 February 2017 · Add Comment

Travelport has announced a new multi-year agreement with Astra Travel, the first dedicated travel management company in Egypt. Established in 1990, Astra Travel provides integrated travel services as well as event management services to large local and international firms.

The new partnership will provide Astra Travel with access to Travelport’s travel content – including the branded fares and ancillaries from the world’s leading airlines and low cost carriers, as well as over 650,000 hotel properties and 36,000 car rental locations in nearly 180 countries across the globe. Astra Travel will access this consumer-ready content via Travelport Smartpoint, Travelport’s industry leading point of sale solution for travel agents that provides rich, graphical detail in a fast and accurate single workflow. 

Fatma Nosseir, managing director, Astra Travel commented: “Considering the constant changes and customer needs of the travel industry, all of us at Astra Travel, are fully dedicated to customer satisfaction and devoted to serving our clients efficiently. Our investment in Travelport’s industry leading technology solutions is an innovative move for us to grow our business in the region. Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform will provide our business with opportunities to work smarter and improve our productivity and profitability, helping us to stand out from the competition.”

Mervat Alfy, country manager, Travelport Egypt said: “Astra Travel is a key player in the Egyptian travel industry. This partnership with Astra Travel, is testament to the value that our Travel Commerce Platform brings to travel business and demonstrates how we are working with Egypt’s travel industry leaders to innovate together and support them in growing their businesses.  Travelport’s presence in Egypt is steadily growing and we are looking forward to working with Astra Travel over the coming years to support them in enhancing their customer service offering and grow both their revenues and brand proposition.”

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