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Kanoo Travel to announce new developments at Business Travel Show 2010
United Arab Emirates: October23, 2010

United Arab Emirates: October23, 2010 - Kanoo Travel, one of the largest travel agencies in the Middle East, announced that it is participating in the Business Travel Show (BTS) 2010 in Dubai. The company plans to showcase its enhanced corporate travel solutions to its corporate customers as well introduce global travel management services along with its international partner American Express Travel Services.

Kanoo Travel plans to use the event as a platform to demonstrate the features and benefits of its newly deployed technologies and show how customers will be able to save time and money by using the state-of-the-art self booking tools and online travel management solutions.

"We are happy to participate in BTS once again this year. It gives us an opportunity to meet our trade partners, customers and airline partners at a single venue. At the Business Travel Show this year, we want to highlight our strengthened relationship with American Express in the MENA region and demonstrate our unique service proposition to the corporate travel buyers of this region. We also plan to showcase our newly deployed technology and go green initiatives at the event," says Mr. Abdulla Abu Khamseen, Executive General Manager, Kanoo Travel.

"We are committed to offering our valued corporate clients the very best in travel management at all times. Our recent investments to enhance our travel technology, improve efficiency levels and develop the skill levels of our associates are some of the initiatives we have taken in this regard," Mr. Abu Khamseen adds.

At the event, Kanoo Travel also plans to help its customers go green by offering paperless procurement tools and carbon emission calculators to name a few. Through its participation at BTS 2010, Kanoo Travel will also enhance its services by offering a 24-hours Emergency Travel Service (ETS) desk, "because such a service is popular with corporate travellers," explains Mr. Abu Khamseen. "We are committed to offering an end-to-end travel management solution, by making the right investments now. We are also investing in training our staff to offer world class services to our customers region-wide."

The Business Travel Show is the only dedicated event for buyers and bookers of corporate travel in the Middle East, and will take place on 25th-26th October 2010 at the Madinat Arena in Dubai, UAE. The event in its third successful year, will once again bring together the leading suppliers of business travel solutions and the high-spending buyers for major corporations and small and medium sized accounts from across the region.