Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), the leading Travel Commerce Platform, today announced it has appointed Global Holidays S.A.R.L as its new distributor in Lebanon.
From 1 June 2018, Global Holidays will distribute Travelport’s industry leading technology and services in Lebanon, including both the Galileo and Worldspan platforms, providing travel agencies in the country with access to extensive global travel content and cutting-edge technology. The new distributor’s operations will be headed up by Georges Moussa, Owner and Managing Director of Global Holidays. The current distributor, Gate 7 S.A.R.L, will remain active until 31 May 2018 to ensure a smooth transition and uninterrupted customer service.
Global Holidays, established in 1999, is a subsidiary of Dubai-based conglomerate Planet Group, which owns 11 companies specializing in trading and distributing travel and hospitality services. The company’s experienced salesforce already maintains relationships with more than 400 travel agents across Lebanon.
Matthew Powell, Managing Director, Middle East and South Asia at Travelport, said: “We are pleased to appoint Global Holidays as our new distributor in Lebanon. We believe the company has the expertise and experience required to not only maintain but extend our leadership position in the market by setting a new benchmark in service and support for travel agents. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Gate 7 for its work as our distributor in Lebanon. We wish the team every success in the future.”
Georges Moussa, Owner and Managing Director of Global Holidays S.A.R.L, added: “It is a privilege to be named as Travelport’s new distributor in Lebanon. The company’s technology is second to none and will only strengthen in future years thanks to its continued investment in research and development. We look forward to delivering Travelport technology to the market and working with its regional leadership team to deepen relationships with existing customers and form new partnerships with other leading travel agents across Lebanon.”