Friday 20 April 2018
Story is going international

MUNICH, April 19, 2017, a leading accommodation provider in the European markets, will announce exciting plans during ATM 2017, which will see substantial growth in the international markets with the Middle East and GCC being the spear head of these growth plans. is a subsidiary of the German-based FTI Group, which fourth largest tour operator in Europe, and is based in Dubai, UAE, with a support office also available in the UK. They have access to over 12,000 properties and benefit from the exclusive buying power of the group-owned Meeting Point International, including more than 40 group-owned properties, Labranda Hotels and Resorts, which can only be purchased via Meeting Point Youtravel.

Meeting Point Youtravel was formed in 2006 and acquired by the FTI Group in 2012 and acts as the bedbank arm of the group. The 12,000 available properties are set in destinations like Spain, Greece, Turkey, UAE, European Cities, USA and Australia. is B2B only and recently released a brand new bookable website which offers a market leading XML with an average of 2 seconds response time. All their rates will now be available to the GCC market and will soon be offering Arabic content (available from May 2017).

Matthew Carpenter, head of distribution for Youtravel, said: "With ATM imminently approaching we felt that now is the right time to announce our exciting plans for the GCC markets. Our wide range of product now covers all global continents, add that to our newly branded website offering a fresh feel and faster booking experience, means that we are certainly ready to show the GCC market the great value of what we can offer."

"We have a strong following in the European markets," carpenter continued, "GCC is our next big challenge, We have all the right contracting and products in place, soon to be translated in Arabic and our head office is based in the region, meaning that we are on the same time zone as our customers’

The Youtravel team will be out in force at ATM exhibiting at stand number ME3110. - TradeArabia News Service

Tags: GCC | Expansion | Middle | East |

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