Kanoo Travel was launched in the late 1930s alongside the rise of Bahrain’s aviation industry. The first IATA member agency in the GCC, it has since grown to become the largest travel company in the Middle East, offering the most comprehensive and sophisticated solutions in the industry.

Today it boasts a team of over 1,445 travel specialists across the region, operating a network of 146 IATA locations. It has established world-class partnerships in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Egypt, Lebanon, the United Kingdom and France. In 1997 it became the first travel company to receive an ISO certification in the Middle East region.

Kanoo Travel specialises in corporate travel; Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Events (MICE); leisure and holiday travel; airline representation and marine travel. It has been consistently recognised for its premium solutions and service excellence, winning many regional industry awards.

The division also represents American Express (the largest Travel Management Company in the world) in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, with which it has a master franchise agreement covering the Levant, North Africa, the GCC, Iraq and the CIS countries.

Kanoo Travel is the market leader in Middle East travel services, delivering new products and opportunities to travelers across the region.

With a network of offices in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman and Qatar, Kanoo Travel offers a unique level of geographical spread to its valued corporate and retail clients in the gulf. In addition, The Kanoo Group has also entered into the Egypt travel market in partnership with American Express Travel Services Egypt and recently acquired a strong network of retail travel and foreign exchange shops in United Kingdom and France.

Kanoo Travel provides specialized solutions that offer the most comprehensive and trusted selection of services in the travel industry.