Rehlat chooses Sabre for online business growth

Renewed partnership will help Middle Eastern agency meet growing traveller expectations

One of the Middle East’s fastest-growing online travel agencies, Rehlat, has renewed a long-term agreement with leading global travel technology provider, Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), to continue using its technology to power its online platform,

For the past two years, Rehlat has been using Sabre’s industry-leading technology and travel management services to help increase its online conversion performance, grow revenue, improve customer satisfaction levels and personalise the services it offers to its customers.

“We have witnessed strong double-digit growth since we launched in 2015,” said Bader Al Bader, president and founder of Rehlat.  “Sabre’s global expertise in online travel, impressive dedication and cutting-edge technology have enabled us to succeed in a highly competitive marketplace and tap into the growth of the online travel industry. We have also used Sabre’s APIs to roll out new capabilities in mobile to meet the growing expectations of our tech-savvy travellers.”

Rehlat joins a growing number of agencies in the Middle East that are choosing Sabre’s online technology solutions to help them respond to travellers’ demands for more personalised and mobile services.

“Consumer behaviour is rapidly changing in the region, and this is fuelled by personal technology that is faster and more accessible,” said Raymond Vrijenhoek, vice president Sabre Travel Network Middle East. “Online travel agencies have been quick to respond to this, using the latest Web Service and API technology to give travellers what they want – the right product at the right time and in the right context.  Rehlat shares our passion and trust that technology can simplify the complexity of today’s travel, and unlock greater value, revenue and efficiency.”

Sabre’s travel marketplace plays an important role in facilitating the marketing and sale of airfares, hotel rooms, rental cars, rail tickets and other types of travel to more than 425,000 travel agents and thousands of corporations who use it to shop, book and manage travel.  It is one of the world’s largest marketplaces, processing over US$120 billion in estimated travel spend each year.


About Rehlat

Rehlat is a fast growing online travel agency catering to the Middle East. They are a team of experienced and passionate travelers who understand travel & eCommerce and strive to deliver excellence by making online travel a better experience for their customers.

About Sabre Corporation:

Sabre Corporation is the leading technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre’s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Sabre also operates a leading global travel marketplace, which processes more than $120 billion of estimated travel spend annually by connecting travel buyers and suppliers. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world.

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