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Press Release
2016
5 | 9
SkySOUQ.com - New Online Travel Portal launched in Oman.
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 9 May 2016:
SkySouq.com, first of its kind online travel portal headquartered in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, was launched today. Ms. Amal Suhail Bahwan, Managing Director and Board Member, Suhail Bahwan Group, unveiled the new travel portal Skysouq.com's logo and made the first online booking in the presence of Mr. Daniel Naoumovitch, Chief Executive Officer of Sabre Travel Network Middle East, senior Government officials and members of the media.
New travel platform offers a plethora of choices for inbound and outbound travelers
The new online travel platform SkySouq.com offers potential travelers a wide range of travel products such as flights, hotels, holiday packages and other travel services with the flexibility to pick and choose their travel plans according to their preferences and budget from over a million inventories.
Ms. Amal Suhail Bahwan said, "In today's technology-driven marketplace, increasing number of people, particularly the younger generation, are shifting from the traditional brick-and-mortar travel agencies to online shopping as they can get plenty of travel options, value- for-money packages and choose what they want, when they want it with minimal manual interference. Skysouq.com serves exactly that purpose."
She added, "Skysouq.com is mindful of the government's efforts to promote Oman as a loved tourism destination; with this intent we are aggressively promoting the "Visit Oman" brand on our website which offers a range of local tour itineraries, sightseeing and other activities." What makes Skysouq.com unique is that it is the first bi-lingual portal in Oman giving our valuable Omani travelers the choice to browse in Arabic or English and purchase their travel products round the clock."

Mr Gururaj, General Manager, said, "Skysouq.com is a completely responsive portal and hence can be operated on any mobile device, tab or desktop with the most user-friendly and easy-to-use interface. In addition, a dedicated call center will provide customer assistance in English and Arabic 24 hours, seven days a week. The portal is integrated with encrypted online payment gateway and a fraud management system is in place, the website is completely secure. Payments can be made either in Omani Riyals or US Dollars.
Mr.Daniel Naoumovitch, CEO, Sabre Travel Network Middle East said, "Adoption of mobile and online travel is growing enormously in Oman and the Middle East where travelers want to search, shop and book travel at anytime, anywhere on the device they prefe.We are delighted to be part of the launch of SkySOUQ.com, and congratulate them for embracing technology to serve the tech-savvy travellers of today's world and for launching the first online travel platform in Oman.
SkySOUQ.com will provide travelers with an easy and more individual shopping experience. Our expertise in the online space provides a robust, flexible platform so travel suppliers and buyers can personalize the travel shopping experience, drive greater loyalty and business results."
9 out of 10 of the top global Online Travel Agencies OTA's in the world partner with Sabre. Sabre has the expertise, tools and the right team to support SkySOUQ.com and offer a whole range of options that transforms the travel experience. For more details visit www.skysouq.com