EventsNews Crowned as the Best Online Travel Agency in Middle East 2017

Yet again in 2017, bagged the very coveted World Travel Awards as the Middle East, best Online travel Agency. A feat it has achieved thrice in a row, in 2015, 2016 and then in 2017. It was able to triumph over highly regarded nominees including HolidayMe, Musafir, Rehlat, Al Tayar Online, Saudi Holidays, Yamsafer, Trip XOXO, in a gala ceremony held in Dubai, UAE, on 29th October 2017.

It was all smiles as the Faisal AlHomaidhi, CEO, made his way to receive the award and as staff and other stakeholders posed for photos holding the trophy.

“I would like to thank customers for their trust and voting for us”, stated Michael Tadrous, Managing Director – Egypt,, expressing gratitude to their customers, who made it possible for them to clinch the award. The managing director, further acknowledged the role that Flyin’s team and the platforms outstanding technology played in the realization of the success.

Middle East's Leading Online Travel Agency 2017:
Mr Graham Cooke, President & Founder, World Travel Awards, Mr Michael Tadrous, Managing Director – Egypt,

Consequently, was nominated for the World’s Leading Online Travel Agency category, in the 24th World Travel Awards, which Asia’s Rovia, clinched.

World Travel Awards

Inaugurated back in 1993, World Travel Awards, has been the brand that has played a major role in making the travel industry vibrant. Its main mandate has been to recognize and award top achievers in the travel, hospitality and tourism industries, annually.

The much acclaimed award, traverses the globe in a Grand Tour, in a sequence of gala festivals, acknowledging excellence regionally and in the continental level, reaching a climax at the Grand final. The Grand Final is usually held at the end of the year, this year’s final being scheduled for 30th November in Lisbon, Portugal.

The 2017’s Grand Final gala ceremony was conducted in UAE, on 29 October 2017. Normally, winners are selected from a pool of nominees, who are the respective regional or continental winners, in the various categories.

World Travel Awards 2017 Highlights online travel agency

Initiated in 2008, has been a giant hotel as well as airline booking platform, in the Middle East. It provides booking using its platform, which is not only simple and fast, but also fascinating and user-friendly. Its platform is tailored to facilitate transparent booking and payment, provide users with the liberty to cancel bookings and offer a easy-to-use interface.

The online travel booking provider, is connected with over 450 airlines and more than 360,000 hotels and enjoys a vast social media following.

Moreover, it provides customers with plenty of payment options including American Express, visa and master card among other options, as well as a loyalty program that rewards customers who book through with plenty of points that can be redeemed for future discounts.

Apart from the three World Travel Awards, was privileged to receive the 2015’s Saudi Arabia Tourism Award for its stellar performance, that year.

The awards that has won is proof enough of its reputation as a leading travel booking brand, in the middle east and beyond. With proper structures, management and advisory, Flyin will go a long way to become the household name that will revolutionize and take travel and hotel online booking, to a whole new level.

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