Tourism 365 & OACIS ME unite to add off-airport check-in services in Abu Dhabi

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Ms. Roula Jouny & Mr. Titten Yohannan at the agreement signing ceremony

Tourism 365, the tourism development arm of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) Group, has entered into a five-year exclusive agreement with the remote check-in solutions provider, Off Airport Check In Solutions (OACIS ME LLC).

A signing ceremony took place at the ADNEC, where His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, praised the strategic agreement for its intent to add value for travelers to Abu Dhabi and enhance their experience through the latest travel technologies.

This strategic partnership provides Tourism 365 and its travel management company subsidiary, Capital Travel, with exclusive representation rights in managing OACIS’ off-airport check-in services in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The partnership also involves Abu Dhabi’s flagship carrier, Etihad Airways, and Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC).

Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri
Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri
MD & Group CEO

“Signing this strategic partnership with OACIS is a testament to our commitment to strengthening Abu Dhabi as an unmissable, vibrant and dynamic destination. This is a move that drives our strategic mission to diversify our business portfolio, build on Abu Dhabi’s offerings and unlock value for all travelers. By working with our partners and teams, ADNEC is able to fulfill its business strategy through the expansion of its services and development of its portfolio, enabling the continued growth of Abu Dhabi as a leading destination.”

Ms. Roula Jouny, CEO of Tourism 365, said that “We are delighted to collaborate with OACIS and look forward to a long-standing and fruitful alliance. OACIS provides state-of-the-art technology-first services that offer travelers innovative solutions and their proposition ultimately aligns with our values to strengthen Abu Dhabi’s position within the travel industry.”

Completing a successful first year of operations, the strategic partnership is a key milestone for Tourism 365 following a string of recent highlights including its debut participation in the 2022 Arabian Travel Market (ATM) for the first time as well as strategic partnerships with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) and Etihad Holidays.

“Our exclusive partnership with Tourism 365 fortifies OACIS’s global standing as the leading off-airport check-in service provider and enhances our footprint in the Middle East region. We believe that our award-winning off-airport check-in services will usher in much-needed travel flexibility, safety assurances and peace of mind to air travelers from Abu Dhabi. Furthermore, we are excited to contribute to the goals of Tourism 365 in driving Abu Dhabi’s travel and tourism sector to new heights through this strategic partnership,” said Mr. Titten Yohannan, Chairman and CEO of OACIS ME.

By using this service, travelers can indulge in bag-free experiences at airports before taking off and after landing. Customers will also have access to an intuitive mobile app to book services and track their luggage journey.

All operational, logistics, governmental, customs and security requirements and permissions, baggage escort and transportation requirements will be the sole responsibility of OACIS. Other benefits include multiple check-in facilities, easier group check-in processes, and card or mobile app payments.

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