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Travel Point is the official travel partner on the Bank Muscat online Souq

Oman: Sunday, June 10 - 2012 @ 14:14

The travel section of this site, will offer competitive rates on flight tickets, holiday packages, hotels and accommodation, car rentals, airport transfers and sightseeing in several countries across the globe as well as special fares on Hajj & Umrah, overseas healthcare packages, spa-beauty & wellness Treatments, made available by Travel Point to all BankMuscat Souq members (BankMuscat cardholders).

“Today, customer buying behavior indicates a very high trend towards online shopping, especially for travel and related products. Joining hands with BankMuscat, is giving us the chance to offer customers this extra convenience they need, at unique prices. Locals can purchase tickets & packages, book hotel rooms and airport transfers instantly in Omani Riyals and save big on conversion rates! I congratulate BankMuscat for this effort and I am indeed happy to associate Travel Point with this one-of-a-kind Omani Shopping Portal”, said Mr. Sunil Prabhakar, Group General Manager, Travel Point LLC.

The travel section of the Souq will make the travel booking and destination shopping experience of cardholders very convenient and economical. On selecting the travel option on the Souq landing page, the customers will need to accept a disclaimer that will direct them to the Travel section where all desired flight options, package itineraries and worldwide hotels can be browsed and booked in very simple steps.

The functioning of the site is very similar to several other online booking portals, with an extremely secure payment gateway. The highlight of the souq is that all products are priced in Omani Riyals, for on the spot booking confirmations on purchase with BankMuscat debit or credit cards.

“There will be dynamic and constant updates of hot deals, limited offers and attractive holiday packages on the travel portal. You’ve got to keep watching this space for more,” added Mr. Prabhakar.

Commenting on the initiative, Mr. Tariq Atiq, Assistant General Manager – Cards and e-Banking, said, “We are very happy that Travel Point has come on board with us, agreeing to offer special travel deals only for BankMuscat debit and credit cardholders on the online souq. With the success of this model, we will expand our merchant category to food, beauty, fashion, healthcare, and many more to make this online souq a comprehensive online shop that offers BankMuscat cardholders the best deals available in the market!”

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