Sabre, a leading global technology provider to the travel and tourism industry, in partnership with Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, recently organized a familiarization trip to Cannes and Paris for key Kuwait-based travel agencies in recognition of their longstanding support and ongoing mutual cooperation.
During the 5 day trip, the participating agents, accompanied by Sabre and Gulf Air representatives, enjoyed tailored itineraries that allowed them to experience Gulf Air’s renowned onboard product and service offering, including the airline’s luxurious Falcon Gold Lounge in Bahrain International Airport, and visit some of Cannes and Paris’ most iconic attractions including the Eiffel Tower, a helicopter journey at Cote d’Azure and accommodation at the Fouquet Barrier Hotel.
“Kuwait travel market is a vital hub within the Middle East and Sabre has a long term commitment towards investing in the most innovative and effective technologies to deliver value and ensure Kuwait’s success continue to benefit the passengers and local economies alike.” Said Ramzi Al Qassab, Sabre Commercial Director. “Our strategic and close partnership with our customers and leading travel partners such as Gulf Air is key to Sabre’s success and hence such off-sight collaboration meetings with local travel industry stakeholders is deemed critical to identify and focus on the latest opportunities and drive investments to delivering on our partners, our customers and the market’s evolving trends.” He continued.
Gulf Air Senior Manager Sales Mr. Ahmed Al Matrook commented on the successful visit: “We are delighted to give some of our key trade partners in Kuwait the chance to experience the trademark Arabian hospitality that Gulf Air is renowned for: visiting one of our most popular European destinations and enjoying the many products and service that Bahrain’s national carrier has to offer. It was a pleasure working with our colleagues at Sabre to ensure a successful trip for all.”