Dubai, UAE, May 12, 2014 – The Jetex Travel Department was recently awarded as “Top Producing Agency 2013 (runner up) by Travelport in GDS Hotel Bookings. This marks a significant milestone in the history of the company. In less than two years, Jetex formed a Travel Team that has firmly established itself and competently competes with industry giants. Receiving the recognition as “High Producing Agency in Hotel Bookings 2013”, Jetex was further awarded by Travelport as “Top Producing Agency 2013 (runner up) in GDS Hotel Bookings”.
Assita Kone, Hospitality Business Development Manager, ME, Travelport and Issam Serawan, Travel Manager at Jetex Flight Support
Lee Snyman, Business Travel Manage, commented: “The dynamics of the travel industry is ever changing. At Jetex we strive to stay abreast of new tools and services to aid in our mission of setting the precedent for Corporate and VIP Aviation Travel. We take great pride in our collaboration with the industry’s leading distribution and e-commerce provider.
Jetex is honored by the recognition received from Travelport, and thanks them for their continuous support throughout the last financial year. “We are very excited to see what the rest of this year holds for Jetex Travel as we expand our services and our presence reaches all corners of the globe” Issam Serawan, Travel Manager added: “Our goal was to become the first Aviation Support Company in MENA to have a GDS & CRM in-house. Not only did we accomplish this but we have surpassed all expectations by listing our name among top hotel booking producers”
The Jetex Travel Department was established in January 2012. The Travel Team is on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide professional concierge support to aircrew and private jet travelers.
Jetex Travel offers:
- Hotel Booking
- Airport Transfers
- VIP Transportation
- Meet & Assist Services
- Air Ticketing
- Visa Assistance
- Fine Dining
- Travel Insurance
- Car Rental
- Tours & Guides
GDS or Global Distribution Systems refer to the reservation tools travel agents use when making an air, hotel, car or other travel service booking. GDS systems not only power the content of ‘traditional’ travel agency platforms, but also provide pricing, availability and reservation functionality to many online travel agencies.
Travelport is a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry. Travelport powers the travel industry on a global scale by connecting buyers and sellers through agency, online and corporate travel channels. With a presence in over 170 countries, approximately 3,500 employees and a 2013 net revenue of more than 2.076 billion U.S. dollars, Travelport is comprised of the global distribution system (GDS) business, which includes the Worldspan™ and Galileo™ GDS platforms, its Airline IT Solutions business and a joint venture ownership of eNett™. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Travelport is a privately owned company.