Qatar’s Regency Travel and Tours has partnered with global luxury hotel company Jumeirah Group to boost leisure business from the country to Jumeirah’s 22 hotels around the world.
Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has hotels and resorts in destinations including Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Maldives, Turkey, China, Azerbaijan, London, Frankfurt and Mallorca.
“Regency Travel and Tours, which has over 40 branches across Doha, is responsible for providing over 30,000 room nights in Dubai annually,” chief executive officer Tareq Abdullatif Taha said yesterday while announcing the partnership.
“More than 25 travel agents in Qatar deal directly with Regency for their holiday business. We provide B2B and B2C online booking engines, widely used by major corporate, travel trade partners and direct customers,” he explained. Regency head office has a dedicated 24-hour call centre.
During 2014 – 2015, visitors from Qatar to Jumeirah hotels globally increased by 20% and room revenue increased by 11%. Qatar residents visiting Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts in the UAE can now take advantage of an exclusive 10% off best available rate. The Jumeirah Breaks package incorporates a number of benefits as well.
Regency Travel and Tours director of sales Rabie al-Ankar, leisure and MICE head Farooq Siddiqui, manager Jagannath Pothiraj, and Jumeirah Group global account director Rabih El Hayek and director of global sales (Middle East) Jad Doumet were also present at the announcement of the partnership.
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