Founded in 2016, Rehlat is an online travel agency based in
Kuwait with services also for travelers in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
The company is also expanding to serve customers in the rest of the Gulf Cooperation
Council Countries - Oman, Qatar and Bahrain – and into North Africa including
Egypt and Morocco.
Rehlat’s largest business segment is in flights, but is also
now growing its hotel inventory as well as adding alternative accommodations in
In an interview in the PhocusWire Studio at Phocuswright Europe
2022, founder and CEO Bader Al-Bader explains how the OTA has been developing
its technology stack and how it is customizing content and payment methods to
meet the needs of travelers throughout the region.
Al-Bader says the company is seeing “very healthy” demand
and that “things are hitting on all cylinders,” fueling future growth that will
soon surpass 2019 levels.
Watch the full discussion with PhocusWire editor in chief
Mitra Sorrells below.
Phocuswright Europe 2022 Executive Interview: Rehlat