Paul Adams, EMEA Regional Hospitality & Car
Rental Director at global travel technology provider Travelport
has been named ‘Most Supportive GDS Supplier’ by the Jumeirah
Group, receiving the honour at the annual Jumeirah Awards Gala
Dinner held recently in London.
More than 200 travel industry
professionals attended the ceremony, hosted by Jumeirah
at its Carlton Tower Hotel in Central London.
The award recognised the key role Paul and the team at
Travelport have played in helping hotel suppliers such
as Jumeirah drive hotel bookings through the GDS channel
and market themselves more effectively on its Galileo
and Worldspan platforms.
Over the past
several months, Travelport has been focused on
increasing its visibility in the Middle East as an
effective sales channel for hotel bookings, partnering
with major hotel groups such as Jumeirah to raise
awareness of its offering and educate local travel
agents on the ease of booking non-air segments on the
“Paul has been instrumental in
raising awareness of our hotel offering across the
Middle East and this award is a well-deserved
recognition of his efforts,” said Rabih Saab,
Vice-President, Travelport GDS Middle East. “We are
proud to support hotel suppliers in the region and will
continue to work closely with leading hotel groups such
as Jumeirah in the future.”
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