Wego Partners with Samsung to Preinstall its Application on Samsung Smartphones
Over 40% of travelers in the Middle East use smartphones to book their holidays
2 April 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Wego, the largest online travel marketplace in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has partnered with Samsung Electronics, to incorporate their travel application into Samsung smartphones.
Samsung smartphones will come pre-installed with Wego application, giving users seamless access to the world of hotel and flight booking.
Wego compares a wide range of flight and accommodation options available in the marketplace and provides the best rates across thousands of global and local travel agencies, airlines and hotel direct websites and other accommodation merchants.
Mamoun Hmedan, Managing Director, MENA and India, said: “We’re thrilled to partner with one of the world’s leaders in smartphones. This partnership reinforces Wego’s commitment in providing travelers across the world with best in class experience to book their holidays.”
Starting 1 April 2019, Wego app will be available on Samsung smartphones across the stores in the GCC, Jordan and Egypt.
Mamoun added: “We have seen an increase in the percentage of travelers from the MENA region who use smartphones to book their holidays and this move addresses this growth and aims to simplify the users’ experience. By partnering with Samsung, we are making it easier and more convenient for travelers to get immediate access to the largest online marketplace in the region on their mobile device.”
Feras Younes, Head of Digital Content and Services, Samsung MENA, said: “We are committed to continuously bring an exceptional and convenient mobile experience to our customers in the Middle East, as such, we are happy to partner with Wego, one of the largest online travel Apps in the region. This partnership will allow our Series consumers to get immediate and easy access to the large display of Travel products available on Wego’s mobile App.”
The pre-installed Wego app will be available in 22 languages and 59 currencies and will give Samsung users instant access to its wide array of flights and hotels, exclusive offers, 24/7 customer service and much more.
Wego, provides award winning travel search websites and top ranked mobile apps for travelers living in the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions. It harnesses powerful yet simple to use technology that automates the process of searching and comparing results from hundreds of airline, hotel and online travel agency websites.
It presents an unbiased comparison of all travel products and prices offered in the marketplace by merchants, both local and global, and enables shoppers to quickly find the best deal and place to book whether it is directly from an airline or hotel or with a third-party aggregator website.
The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Dubai and Singapore with regional operations in Bangalore, Jakarta and Cairo.
For more information, please visit https://www.wego.ae
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