Musafir.com, the UAE’s first homegrown premium-experience travel website has been recognised as the ‘Best Online Travel Agency’ in the Middle East at the first-ever Arabian Travel Awards held at JW Marriott Hotel Dubai on 4th July’17. Musafir.com competed against a number of leading travel service providers in the Middle East to showcase its industry-leading technology, customer service and product offering.
The award comes at a pivotal time for Musafir.com, following a period of progression during the past 12 months. The company appointed Rajesh Pareek, former DIFC CFO as the new Group CEO earlier this year and launched dedicated stores in Dubai with further expansion planned across India, GCC and MENA regions. In the last three years, the company has seen compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 40% and quadrupled the number of employees from 100 to more than 400.
“We have had a fantastic year of growth and development at Musafir.com, and are extremely proud to be recognised as the best online travel agency, further cementing our leading position in the Middle East region. This award is a testament to the hard work, dedication and commitment of our teams across the region to deliver consistent high-quality, innovative and professional services that meet the evolving demands of our clients,” said Rajesh Pareek, Group CEO of Musafir.com
Arabian Travel Awards is a platform where stakeholders of the Middle East travel and hospitality market are recognised for their continuous achievements. It celebrated multiple achievements of organisations who have provided distinct and innovative services to meet the demands of their clients and the rising trends of e-commerce in the region. The event was attended by over 150 notable personalities from the travel and tourism sector of the Middle