In the last eight years, the company has risen to become the number one travel metasearch in the Middle East, and Nguyen’s own journey since starting as a Senior Software Engineer in 2010 is one that he enjoys reflecting upon.
The Middle East travel industry is a furiously busy one, with travelers constantly looking for the best destinations as well as the most competitive prices when booking their travels.
From popular destinations such as the UK, Maldives, and Mauritius, to more eccentric destinations such as Azerbaijan and Georgia, the race is on to stay on top of the market while offering the best prices and destinations for travelers.
Owing to the advances in technology, people of this region are so much more comfortable using mobile apps to complete bookings as compared to about three years ago.
They are also less finicky about hotel star rating and brand, and primarily seek out unique experiences.
Additionally, off the beaten track destinations such as Sarajevo (Bosnia & Herzegovina) are amongst the most searched by Arab users on Wego mobile apps this summer.