Muscat, September 25, 2019 - Travel Point LLC, Oman’s largest travel & hospitality company has partnered with Thomas Cook NRI Tours, India’s Leading Tour Operator and Specialist in Group Escorted Holidays to offer the public of Oman amazing holiday packages with their edition of “Winter Sale 2019.” This event is a great opportunity for all travelers not only to book their winter vacation with special discounts and offers but also to avail assured travel vouchers for their future travel.
With the recent developments related to Thomas Cook PLC, we would like to highlight both companies - Thomas Cook India Ltd. and Thomas Cook PLC (UK Based Tour operator) are completely different entities. In fact, Thomas Cook India Ltd. is part of the Fairfax Group of companies since 2012.
“Our travel experts are excited to showcase the destinations carefully chosen for you this winter and are proud to extend exclusive discounts in celebration of our 49th National Day. Along with Thomas Cook India we present child travel free offer, on the spot discount and guaranteed departures” said Mr. Sudeep Joseph, Head of Travel City LLC.
“Let us save together! If you are looking for great deals, plenty of choices and great savings, come meet our travel experts and join our Travel Point family” he added
The exclusive offers of the Winter Sale 2019 will be valid from 26th September till 4th October 2019 across three selected locations for the convenience of their valued clientele. Along with our promotional partners, Safeer Mall Sohar, Salam Air, Sir Lankan Holidays, Air France KLM and Club Mahindra, we have clubbed our efforts to create these special packages to suit the budgets of the clients to enjoy their holidays at its best.
The locations are SOHAR - Travel City office in Safeer Mall on 26th September from 10am to 10pm & 27th September from 4.00pm to 10.00pm; MUSCAT - Travel Point Office in Qurum on 28th September from 10.00am to 7.00pm & 29th - 30th September from 8.30am to 7.00pm; SALALAH - Travel City branch on 3rd October from 10.00am to 10.00pm & 4th October from 4.00pm to 10.00pm.
Muscat, 27 January 2019 -
Travel Point LLC, Oman’s largest travel & hospitality company recently hosted an event to unveil their new brand identity as well as to mark the launch of a path-breaking Business to Business (B2B) travel portal in Oman.
At the launch event which took place at the Grand Hyatt Muscat, the company also inaugurated the B2B Connect travel portal, which is an unprecedented product bringing together the travel trade of Oman, to help improve customer experience and service quality across the entire industry.
To support its global expansion plan, the company has decided to merge its the three identities – Travel City, Travel Point and Al Araimi Travel & Cargo, and be renamed as the Travel Point Group, to have a single and stronger identity in the market and beyond. The change reflects a new strategy, expansion of product portfolio, technological advancements and a renewed commitment to travelers.
Sunil D`Souza, COO, Travel Point said, “The new branding builds upon our history and pays allegiance to our standing as a leader in a fast-evolving travel industry, opening the door for future opportunities for us, our clients and our partners. We have invested heavily in technology this year, in keeping with the dynamic global world of travel and to increase the convenience and experience of customers at every touch point. We will soon be announcing our global expansion strategy and we hope that the new brand identity will assist us on our journey in taking Oman to the world”.
“With the number of travel agents opening in the market, the potential of a B2B portal is immense. In addition, our decision to issue Franchisee licenses to Omani entrepreneurs to build their career is the first of its kind in the Middle East and is going to be our core strategy for expansion an Omani employment this year. A free business model that will charge no fee to those interested in taking up a Travel Point franchise will offer employment and entrepreneurial opportunities to Omanis, with the support of the shareholders and their ardent desire to empower the locals”, he added.
The company also announced the launch of the Franchise Model for Travel Point, through which Omani Entrepreneurs can start a Travel Agency business anywhere in Oman, with the help of Travel Point, at zero risk and investment. The company aims to encourage young Omani entrepreneurs, increase local employment and contribute to the economy in keeping with His Majesty’s 2020 vision.
HE Maitha Al Mahrouqi, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Tourism, the chief guest unveiled the new brand logo as well as inaugurated the B2B Travel Portal along with Sheikh Salem Saeed Al Fanna Al Araimi, Chairman, Salim International Investment Holding LLC, and Budoor Mohammed Rashid Al Fanna Al Araimi, Managing Director, Chairperson – Al Siraj Holding LLC.
Since its inception in 1989, Travel Point has grown to become the market leader, from one office headquartered in Muscat to the current 30 locations across the Sultanate of Oman and will soon be opening offices worldwide.
Muscat, 05 November 2018 - Travel Point, Oman’s largest travel and hospitality company has been declared a winner for the year, in the Travel & Tourism category at Oman’s Most Trusted Brand 2018 Award Ceremony held by Apex Press and Publishing at Crowne Plaza Muscat OCEC.
Mr. Khalid Al Araimi, Managing Director of Travel Point received the award which was presented by HE Talal al Rahbi, Deputy Secretary General of the Supreme Council. Mr. Sunil D'Souza, COO along with Mrs. Muneera Al Nabhani, Head - HR & Admin and Mr. Sudeep Joseph, Head - Travel joined Mr. Khalid Al Araimi to receive the honour.
"At Travel Point, we have always prioritized client needs. We have created and offered products that cater to all customer segments. From budget to luxury, our unique product portfolio and superior customer services, have differentiated us from competition and made us Oman's largest and sought after travel and hospitality company. We have set benchmarks for other travel brands in Oman and won the trust of customers and corporate clients, said Mr Sunil D'Souza, COO, Travel Point LLC.
"On behalf of the Chairman and the Board of Directors, I would like to thank all our customers and corporate clients for making us the first and most trusted choice for Travel & Tourism services in Oman. The credit for this win has to be attributed to every member of my team, for providing excellent services to our customers and gaining their trust. We look forward to winning this recognition every year, by bettering our services and products in the forthcoming years. We have created a travel brand that is unique and we will continue to innovate and diversify." he added.
Travel Point offers an excellent service to its customer and makes sure the customer steps out completely satisfied with the service. Travel Point is preparing itself to make new improvements and grow consistently. From refreshing the brand identity to business expansion and representations, this year is going to be eventful for Travel Point. Travel Point is located at Said Plaza in Qurm and has established over 30 branches across the Sultanate of Oman.
MUSCAT, 17 August 2017 - Travel Point LLC, Oman`s largest Travel and Hospitality Company, has been appointed as the Authorized Sales Sub-agent of Dadabhai Travel appointed as Exclusive Sales Agent of MATCH Hospitality in the Sultanate of Oman for the sale of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Official Hospitality Program. Mr. Aziz Gilitwala, Managing Director, at Dadabhai Travel, stated “We are delighted to offer this opportunity to your management, employees and guests providing exclusive access to distinctive hospitality packages for what are expected to be one of the most exciting sporting events in the world and one that is easily accessible and in close proximity to the GCC”.
Exclusively offered by Travel Point in Oman, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Official Hospitality Packages have been designed to include a spectrum of privileges and is a perfect way to entertain corporate and private guests in 2018. The Official Hospitality Packages include MATCH Club which offers the full ardent fan experience, while MATCH Pavilion and MATCH Business Seat allow visitors to network and entertain in comfort and style. The Tsarsky Lounge and MATCH Private Suite are the premier hospitality packages being offered and will provide the most discerning fans with the highest levels of refined hospitality to make their 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ experience an unforgettable one. Unlike normal match tickets which are lottery based, the ticket-inclusive Official Hospitality Packages are confirmed allocations for your preferred games.
In addition to these Official Hospitality Packages, Travel Point will also be able to assist with all travel and logistical planning for clients to ensure a seamless process that allows the football fan, to both enjoy the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ event to the fullest, whilst also making the most of the rich and dynamic culture and leisure activities that Russian cities offer visitors to their country.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Sunil Prabhakar, CEO - Travel Point LLC has said: “We are very excited to collaborate with Dadabhai Travel to offer tailor made hospitality packages for FIFA 2018. We are excited about the fantastic offers that we have been able to put together for HNIs and Corporates. The luxury experience of these packages is truly one of a kind and one with a lasting impact”.
In addition to the FIFA Match Hospitality packages, Travel Point will also include special accommodation offers, transportation and tour packages, and specially negotiated rates on flights with multiple carriers, destination management services to facilitate comfortable travel across Russia.
Russia, being one of the most breath-taking countries in the world, will offer Visa on Arrival to all guests who own an Official Ticket-Inclusive Hospitality Package, and this, therefore, is not a chance to be wasted! Call 99802203 for more information and bookings.
MUSCAT, 13 August 2017 - Travel Point LLC, Oman’s largest travel and hospitality company, has partnered with Qatar Summer Festival 2017 (QSF) organisers to provide comprehensive package deals for travellers looking to visit and enjoy their summer in Qatar.
QSF runs until September 5 and is the country’s longest and biggest yet, said festival organisers, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA). Held under the theme “Colour Your Summer”, the nationwide festival combines special travel and hospitality packages with shopping promotions and colourful entertainment options for all ages.
Mashal Shahbik, Director of Festivals and Tourism Events at QTA, commented, “We are delighted to welcome more Omani visitors to Qatar through this partnership with Travel Point. In addition to having a longer QSF this year, our Omani guests will also have more to choose from in terms of entertainment, shopping discounts and hotel offers.”
Mr. Sunil Prabhakar, CEO – Travel Point said, “This is a fantastic opportunity for people all over the world to discover the beauty of Qatar and enjoy themselves along with their families in this one of a kind festival. We aim to serve people with the best deals and discounts in a way to encourage Gulf Tourism, and we will support all such events in the best way we see.” Travel Point is offering deals that start from R.O. 300 including air tickets, hotels, transfers, and sightseeing. With the latest Visa Waiver for citizens of 80 countries entering Qatar, this will be a gate opener for a new holiday destination or a weekend getaway for Residents of Oman. Qatar has various attractions from sightseeing to theme parks, to luxury hotels and the Qatar Summer Festival with all its exciting offers, is the perfect time to plan a holiday in Qatar. You may book your packages on +968 99870257 or Whatsapp: +968 92087552.
The QSF centerpiece and family favourite is back this year with exciting games for all ages. spread out over the expansive ground floor of the Doha Exhibition & Convention Center (DECC), the City’s key features include the world’s largest inflatable obstacle course, Timba Cars, Bricklyn Lego, skill games, virtual reality and arcade games, a paintball shooting range and live entertainment shows. The City will also have a food court and pop-up shops. It is open daily from 2:00pm to 11:00pm. An individual entry ticket costs QAR 15; individual game prices range from 5 QAR to 50QAR. A day pass is available for QAR 150.
The festival month also features a sold-out Arabic music concert on August 18 for internationally-renowned Iraqi singer Kadim AlSahir and Qatari pop artist Fahad AlKubaisi.
The 4th Mindsports World Championships will also be hosted at DECC between 19 and 27 August, allowing visitors to the Summer Entertainment City to enjoy the international mindsports tournament. The event is expected to attract 1,500 mind sports enthusiasts from over 40 different countries. Fans can register onwww.msawc2017.com to watch the world’s top talent vie for their titles and their share in over USD $100,000 in cash prizes in any of the six headline events: scrabble, chess, GO, backgammon, bridge and e-sports.
And on September 3, QSF, in collaboration with The Social Studios, is gearing up to bring the first ever summer edition of Doha Comedy Festival, featuring international stand-up comedy celebrities Maz Mobrani, Vir Das, Nemr, Mo Amer, alongside Qatar’s very own Hamad Al Amari. Tickets range from QAR 45 to QAR 395 and are available at Virgin Megastores throughout the country and online through the store’s website.
Over half of Qatar’s hotel establishments have partnered with QSF to ensure a warm welcome to visitors during the Festival’s 2017 edition, representing a 35% increase from last year. Hotel partners are offering special packages, which include offers to pay for two nights and stay for three in hotels, and pay for five nights and stay for six in hotel apartments. Select establishments will provide additional incentives covering a variety of options, including free transfers to and from Hamad International Airport, free breakfasts, late check-outs, free meals for children when accompanied by their parents (a maximum of three children per family), free return trips to cultural and retail landmarks.
Retail Discounts & Pop-up Shops
Throughout QSF, retailers at participating malls are offering attractive shopping discounts that reach up to 50%. And, for every QAR 200 spent at any of the participating outlets in these malls, shoppers can enter the mega raffle draw to be held on the final day of QSF (5th September) and have a chance to win one of 10 exciting cash prizes or a super luxury car.Participating malls include Al Khor Mall, Doha Festival City, The Mall, Gulf Mall, Lagoona Mall, Mall of Qatar and Landmark Mall.Starting August 25th and up until the end of QSF, local designers will showcase their latest abaya and Arabian fashion creations at pop-up shops spread across Mall of Qatar as part of Heya – The Summer Edition. Up to twenty designers will feature at the pop-up shops on two rotations with the first group exhibiting between August 25th and 29th; the second group will follow between August 30th and September 5th. Fashion enthusiasts and shoppers will be treated to an eclectic mix of contemporary modest fashion, including abayas, kaftans, jalabiyas, haute couture gowns and accessories.
MUSCAT, 24 July 2017 - Travel Point LLC, Oman’s largest travel and hospitality company has launched the #TRAVELPOINTBOXOFHOPE2017, A special charity initiative as part of their annual CSR activities. This year, the campaign took off during the Holy Month of Ramadan, with a Box of Hope being placed at the Travel Point LLC Office in Qurm, where both the employees and the customers could donate food, clothes and other household items and drop it in the box. More than 100 people donated and the collection was handed over to the Al Rahma Charity Organization who distributed this to the less fortunate.
In addition, a team of 10 employees from the company, set out on a weekend with little Boxes of Hope that contained food items and distributed it to around 50 Omani houses in the outskirts of Muscat to help them celebrate a better Iftaar with their family during this time of fasting. The team also spent some time with the Omani families and their children, sharing smiles and love.
With the success of this campaign, Travel Point will continue to place the Box of Hope at the Travel Point LLC Office in Qurm, which will then be sent through a Charity Organization to the countries that seems to be more in need of all the help they can get. The company encourages all people in Oman to join this drive and donate books, toys, clothes, dry food and canned food items. The next donation is scheduled to take place just before Eid Al Adha in the first week of September 2017.
“People’s lives are monotonous. But it truly makes an enormous difference, when you stop by to look around at those who are not as fortunate as you are. This Charity Initiative is a reminder to all of us to count our blessings every day, and collect them in a little box of hope that we can share with those that have fewer ones, “said Mrs Astrin D’Silva, Manager – Marketing & Corporate Communications, Travel Point LLC.
Travel Point LLC also organizes an Annual Blood Donation Camp, and has in the past associated itself with other Charity Initiatives such as the Oman Cancer Association, Donations to Dar Al Atta, among others. “We would like to thank all our customers and the team of Travel Point for participating in this caring initiative that is meant to ‘Make a Difference’ to the society. We hope the Spirit of Giving that started during Ramadan, will continue in the rest of the year. There has been a generous response already, and we look forward to carry the spirit in the years ahead,” said Mr. Sunil Prabhakar, CEO, Travel Point LLC.
MUSCAT, 08 July 2017 - Sixt Rent a Car, has appointed Travel Point LLC in Oman as their franchisee partner, during a signing ceremony that took place in May in Munich, Germany. Arabia Cars, the car rental division of Travel Point LLC will now operate as Sixt Oman, to support and partner with the international expansion strategy of Sixt.
Sixt is one of the biggest car rental companies in the world with an experience in mobility for more than 100 years and more than 220,000 vehicles at their disposal. “We are delighted to be appointed as the Franchisee for Sixt in the country. This is indicative of the company’s vision and the direction we’re heading in. It is an achievement of immense pride!”, said Mr. Sunil Prabhakar, CEO – Travel Point LLC.
Sixt is proud to extend its international network to Oman. The premium mobility provider will be welcoming its customers at the Muscat International airport as well across 5 branches of Travel Point across Oman, from where Arabia Cars used to operate. The Head Office will be located at Al Said Plaza, Qurm with branches at Muscat International Airport, Salalah, Nizwa and Duqm in phase 1, extending further to all 44 Travel Point outlets across Oman. The company also has plans for further expansion across the country.
Sixt Oman will offer a wide range of mobility solutions: Short- and long-term rentals and leasing. Sixt Oman will be able to cover mobility needs from one day with classic car rental up to three years with comfortably leasing, tailor-made for every customer. Customers can choose from a premium fleet of Sedan, SUVs, AWDs and 4WDs.
Rüdiger Proske, Senior Vice President Franchise at Sixt: “The Middle East is a very important region for business and industry. Sixt’s high-quality services are very popular in the region, and are growing fast. With Travel Point LLC, we have a new partner in Oman who has more than 20 years of mobility service experience in the market. The company is extending its network of stations in the region and will cover almost all of the Sultanate of Oman in the future”.
Mr. Sasikumar Panicker, Head, Arabia Cars, A division of Travel Point said, “By venturing into this partnership we will be able to offer our business customers and private travelers, more efficient products and enhanced customer service quality. We will also be able to expand our client portfolio not only based on competitive prices but with the support of a globally established brand as the Sixt. We are proud of this partnership”.
Sixt’s comprehensive, global mobility services in Oman will soon be available on the Internet and via the Hotline: +968 99243622.
KUALA LUMPUR, 09 May 2017 - Malindo Air, recent winner of CAPA’s 2016 Asia Pacific Regional Airline of the Year, has appointed Travel Point LLC, Oman’s largest travel and hospitality company, as the General Sales Agent (GSA) in Oman, with immediate effect.
This appointment signifies the airline’s commitment to expand its presence to the international network, by allowing easy access to Malindo Air product & services to the Oman market.
Chandran Rama Muthy, Malindo Air’s CEO said, “As a premium service airline, we aim to grow a stronger network that will connect our passengers to more destinations. Our partnership with Oman Air will serve the market for leisure, business, pilgrimage, medical tourism and more.”
“We aim to build a stronger market presence and be the airline of choice with the support from Travel Point LLC. We look forward to welcome more passengers from Oman,” he added.
Commenting on their new partnership with the airline, Mr Sunil Prabhakar, CEO – Travel Point LLC said, “With attractive fares and premium services, Malindo Air has witnessed quick growth and significant expansion of its route network in a short span of time. We share a common vision, and it is always a pleasure working with businesses having common goals. We are happy to partner with Malindo Air and we will endeavor to leverage this service and offer the travelers in Oman, fantastic prices to the destinations of Malindo Air, that the airline currently operates into.”.
The four-year old premium airline is offering baggage allowance of 30kg for Economy Class and 40 kg for Business Class. Passengers on board will enjoy in-flight entertainment, in-flight meal, spacious legroom and optional wi-fi (for selected flights). Currently, Malindo Air has 800 flights travelling weekly to over 40 destinations.
“Welcoming the partnership with Malindo Air in Oman, will further boost the growing tourism industry, enhancing the accessibility of travelers to the world”, added Mr. Prabhakar.
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MUSCAT, 08 May 2017 - Topdeck Travel, the leading group travel provider for the youth travel market aged 18-39 years, has appointed Travel Point LLC as their partner in Oman. Topdeck Travel is the number one provider of epic, hassle-free, authentic group trips for young people. Founded in 1973 by a group of friends with a double decker bus and a passion for adventure, Topdeck has grown to offer a variety of culturally-rich planned trips spanning Europe, Asia, Australia & New Zealand, North America, Africa and the Middle East. Topdeckers from around the world enjoy a travel experience led by fun, local trip leaders with the opportunity to travel with and meet likeminded individuals.
“Topdeck Travel has a long history of delivering reliable and fun group travel. This partnership will encourage the youth of Oman to experience the world in a unique way, giving them a very authentic and firsthand experience of places and cultures in the world, and expand their horizons. It is a fantastic opportunity to travel with a sense of adventure combined with authenticity, friendship and great stories to share. We’re excited about this project,” said Mr. Sunil Prabhakar, CEO, Travel Point LLC.
Topdeck Travel is a strong contender in the competitive youth travel market, alongside Contiki Tours. With Topdeck Travel one can get the FREEDOM TO EXPLORE since the trips offer loads of free time to play, discover and channel the inner explorer. They render VALUE FOR MONEY. From modern, Wi-Fi equipped coaches to No Tipping policy, Topdeck has the passenger covered for most things ensuring they have the best trip possible, completely hassle-free. One can get UNIQUE EXPERIENCES with the tours, those included and those optional, since they are one-of-a-kind in both iconic hotspots and off-the-beaten track places, so there’s never a dull moment on the trip. Topdeck Trips offer DELICIOUS FOOD with visits to local restaurants and delicious feasts prepared by Topdeck chefs themselves. The trips have PASSION & EXPERTISE in abundance with over 40 years in the travel industry and a team of passionate crew plus a collection of award-winning trips under the brand. Most importantly, these unique trips create LASTING FRIENDSHIPS with other young explorers aged 18 to 30-something on the trip and create great networks between people of similar age groups.
Topdeck Travel is currently running a Mega Sale of 30% Off on their packages which include Bangkok Stopover for 4 Nights at OMR 290 and The Western Inspiration at OMR 620 for 5 Nights, both including flights, accommodation and sightseeing. There’s a whole range of packages to various destinations o offer and the best part about Topdeck Travel, is that, nothing is conventional, especially the way you see the world.
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Travel Point LLC has recently been appointed as the official authorized reseller for the Kennedy Space Center in Oman, the Greatest Space Adventure on Earth!
SriLankan Holidays, the leisure arm of the national carrier SriLankan Airlines, has officially appointed Travel Point LLC as its sole general sales agent in Oman on 2nd February 2017.
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