Hello! I’m Abrar Ahmad.

I write about the travel industry, technology, and business.

I draw upon my experience as a travel investor leading 10 investments in 7 countries around the world. I focus on identifying and evaluating travel trends and investment opportunities in key markets leveraging his 24-year tenure in the travel industry. 

I used to be a programmer (C#, SQL DBA), consultant, travel agent, owner of an online travel agency (outsourcing, call centers, consolidator fares…), and technical project lead at a Fortune 150 company.


I’ve spoken at SITA Innovation Day, WebInTravel, the Economist Future of Travel, in5, Arabian Business, and the IATA World PAX Symposium with audiences from 5 to 5000 people. I typically speak about travel strategy and industry trends in key worldwide markets, emerging opportunities within travel, startups and travel startups and investing in countries around the world.


I’ve been featured in the Economic Times of India, CNBC, The Economist, IATA Magazine, the Peninsula, Arabian Business, SKIFT, PhocusWire, State of Venture Capital research reports, and various startup blogs & hackathons.

Frequency of Posts

I intend to post when I have notes to share and intentionally avoid publishing on a strict schedule.

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