(MENAFN - Arab News) Nasair, Saudi Arabia's national carrier, honored the best travel agencies from the Kingdom, the UAE and Kuwait at Arabian Travel Market 2012 in Dubai. Travel companies honored at the awards ceremony are - From the UAE: Al-Thuraya Travel, Orient Travels Agency, Asia Travel/Asian Gulf, SNTTA, Al-Rayah Travel, ALTA, Al-Rehlat Travel and Omeir Travel. From Kuwait: AlMadina AlMunawara Travel, Global Holidays, AlDiwan Travel, NAPS Travel and Almalek Travel. From Saudi Arabia: Saudi Nofa and Portfolio. In addition, Southern Sun Hotel group and Dusit Thani Hotel in Dubai were honored for their smart partnership.
The honoring ceremony took place at nasair's stand and attended by CEO Francois Bouteiller, CCO Marco Renzo Ostini, Deputy CCO Turki Al-Jawini, Sales Director Fazal Muhammed Padbidri and Director Marketing & Communications Waleed Al-Shaikh.
Bouteiller said: "nasair enjoyed increased sales last year in spite of the exceptional political situation within some of our markets. Bookings through our travel partners account for almost 30 percent of our sales and we owe them a debt of gratitude for their continued support and hard work."
Nasasir is described as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's first low cost airline. As part of the airline's innovative new approach toward enhancing passenger experience, nasair recently introduced a new service offering passengers the option of receiving their boarding pass directly to their smart phone.
The airline currently operates to 21 national and international destinations and is using ATM as a platform to highlight future expansion plans and forthcoming developments.