كانو للصناعة والطاقة
KANOO INDUSTRIAL & ENERGY
كانو للصناعة والطاقة
Today it boasts a team of over 1,445 travel specialists across the region, operating a network of 146 IATA locations. It has established world-class partnerships in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Egypt, Lebanon, the United Kingdom and France. In 1997 it became the first travel company to receive an ISO certification in the Middle East region.
Kanoo Travel specialises in corporate travel; Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Events (MICE); leisure and holiday travel; airline representation and marine travel. It has been consistently recognised for its premium solutions and service excellence, winning many regional industry awards.
The division also represents American Express (the largest Travel Management Company in the world) in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, with which it has a master franchise agreement covering the Levant, North Africa, the GCC, Iraq and the CIS countries.
Kanoo Travel manages and develops innovative solutions to deliver superior corporate travel management services, ensuring that companies get maximum value for their corporate travel budgets. We support multinational corporations wishing to optimise their corporate travel needs on a regional/global scale. Working with global partners American Express Travel Services, we help clients reduce travel costs by implementing customised programmes catering to the unique requirements of each client.
Kanoo Travel also offers a comprehensive range of holiday products and services spanning all types of holidays, from family fun and relaxation to honeymoon and adventure packages. Our customers have access to an exciting choice of holiday packages and destinations with the best value travel, accommodation and other related services.
We act as General Sales Agents (GSA) for many leading airlines across key markets, including Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Egypt, providing a range of services to support the distribution, sales and marketing activities of over 30 principal international carriers.
Our Airline Affairs division is specifically tailored to complement individual airline requirements, and is supported by a multilingual team of highly trained and experienced staff. It provides airline principals the ‘legal entity’ to establish a commercial presence and the right to trade. This includes market distribution, financial set-up, licensing, hassle-free sponsorship, search and assistance with office or retail space, and full employee resourcing services such as recruitment, payroll and accommodations.
Kanoo Travel’s MICE divisions are located in KSA, UAE and Bahrain, where teams of specialised staff assist with customers’ MICE requirements internationally. Our team comprises dedicated, well-travelled and experienced managers; a product and research team that keeps abreast of new trends, venues and destinations; fares specialists and a creative and design team that manage all customised documentation.
YBA Kanoo Group’s shipping and port agency background gives Kanoo Marine Travel (a specialized business division of Kanoo Travel) a first-hand understanding of the requirements of travel in today’s busy and demanding marine industry. With associate global partners and superior technology tools, we are able to meet the global needs of our shipping clients, providing one-way refundable and changeable airfares to move ship crews, marine contractors and offshore oil rig workers to and from their homes and to their vessels, anywhere across the globe.
1947: IATA accreditation
1997: ISO 9002 certification (first travel company in the Middle East)
2000: ISO 9001: 2000 certification
2000: Dubai Quality Appreciation Award
2001: Dubai Quality Award
2004: Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award (Appreciation Certificate)
2006: Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award
2007: Middle East’s Leading Business Travel 2007: Agency: World Travel Awards
2008: ‘Best Tour Operator’ for Middle East and South East Asia region: India Tourism Board
2008: ‘Best Tour Operator’ for Middle East region: Sri Lanka Tourism Board
2009: Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award (Silver – Travel & Tourism Sector)
2012: Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award (Gold – Service Category)
2015: The Travel Agent and Tour Operator of the Year: The Aviation Business Awards
2018: Best Travel Management Company – The Arabian Travel Awards 2018
2018: Best MICE Company – The Arabian Travel Awards 2018
2018: Best Travel Management Company – The Travel Tech Middle East
The company provided refuelling facilities in Bahrain for Imperial Airways seaplanes en route to India and Australia.
The first Travel Management Company to achieve IATA accreditation.
The first Travel Management Company to achieve ISO Certification.
American Express’ Master Franchise