Kanoo launches new exchange offices

Kanoo: Big plans at ATM 2008

KANOO Travel announced that it is participating in a much bigger way in ATM this year, for it plans to use the event as a platform to launch its new retail travel and foreign exchange offices in the United Kingdom and France.

It will also promote its vast portfolio of services, sign new partnerships and meet customers and trade partners at the exhibition.
Speaking on their participation, Mubarak Kanoo, deputy group chairman and chairman of the Travel Board, YBA Kanoo, says, “Arabian Travel Market is the largest travel and tourism exhibition in the Middle East and a perfect platform for us to announce the launch of our new retail travel and foreign exchange offices in United Kingdom and France.
“We are also planning to launch three new state-of-the-art Corporate Travel Service Centres in Al Khobar, Riyadh and Jeddah with modern call centre equipment, enhanced management information reporting (MIR), which will offer professional corporate travel management solutions, 24 hour coverage, key account management and regional travel solutions to large multi national accounts that require a ‘single point’ travel services solution.”
“Our specialist holidays division, Kanoo Holidays, will also be participating in full force at the event. Kanoo Holidays will be launching exciting new holiday packages at ATM in addition to offering customers an exciting choice of holiday packages and destinations with the best value in terms of travel, accommodation and related services,” added Kanoo.
American Express Travel Services will also be participating at ATM with an exclusive desk at the Kanoo stand. Kanoo Travel is the master franchisee of the American Express Travel Services network in the Middle East and North Africa that covers over 22 countries in the region. Senior executives from American Express Travel Services will be present at the Kanoo stand.
Kanoo Travel, which celebrated 60 years of service in the Gulf’s travel industry in 2007, has over 180 IATA locations in the region. The company also operates a 24 hour call center to assist its customers across the region.
With fully qualified IATA trained, multilingual staff, Kanoo Travel’s team of travel specialists offer a variety of itineraries which are on offer all year round at very competitive prices. Kanoo Travel has a dedicated department for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions, which offers comprehensive services.
Kanoo Travel has recently expanded its operations to Fujairah, Al Ain and the Burj Dubai Business Complex in the UAE in addition to its expansion and rapid growth in Oman and Qatar.