in the United Kingdom
In the UK we have brands and operations that manage and provide a wide range of travel option for individuals, companies and the travel trade. We serve thousands of travel agents with a broad range of product to respond to the various needs of customers looking to travel – whether it be short haul package, long haul tailor-made or separate components… we have it covered.
Exciting and innovative brands, providing a range of travel options to customers
Consumer Travel Brands
Our portfolio of brands provide an unforgettable travel experience, from award-winning desert safari tours to European five-star luxury holidays.
Business to Business
Supporting businesses to serve their clients, with an extensive business to business offering
We have brands to meet every need – brands that serve the travel trade, and brands that offer travellers what they want – in store, on the phone or online.
Arabian Adventures is the Gulf’s leading destination management company, with a client list that includes many of the world’s most respected tour operators, incentive houses and cruise lines, as well as a popular direct-to-consumer offering. It offers travellers personalised service and genuine Arabian hospitality, plus the peace of mind that comes with booking with the region's most experienced tour operator. The full service offering includes everything from planning, contracting hotel space, and operation of excursions and safaris to assistance on departure. Arabian Adventures is committed to conserving the environment and is the only operator in the MIddle East to have consistently been awarded CEMARS carbon reduction accreditation since 2010. Its Dubai-based safaris operate in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and a portion of the fee is donated to local conservation projects.
Congress Solutions International
Congress Solutions International is a full-service professional congress organiser, based in Dubai. The highly-experienced, dedicated and multinational team of professionals offer a complete consultance and management service to government institutions, professional bodies and associations. The comprehensive range of services available includes conferences, exhibitions, marketing and communications.
Established over 20 years ago, Emirates Holidays offers high quality tailor-made package holidays to travellers in 37 countries, based on Emirates’ expanding airline network. It is the largest airline tour operator in the Middle East, offering packages to worldwide destinations, and also serves a growing international customer base, with an emphasis on Dubai, the Indian Ocean and Far East Asia. Emirates Holidays specialises in complete tailormade itineraries covering everything from flights and hotel bookings to excursions, which it can organise at any destination. Hand-picked destinations are carefully selected and checked to ensure each detail is perfect.
Global Travel Group
The Global Travel Group has been established for over twenty years, inspiring people to run their own successful business within the dynamic world of travel in the UK. Acting as a consortia, members benefit from negotiated commercial terms with leading suppliers, in-house technology and ATOL bonding, which allows members to dynamically package and tailor holidays to their client’s needs. The Global Travel Group became part of dnata in late 2014, as part of the Stella Travel Services acquisition.
Gold Medal (UK) became part of dnata in early 2014. It has a long history as an award-winning flight consolidator and tour operator, specialising in tailor-made itineraries covering everything from simple scheduled air to complex multi-centre holidays. Gold Medal (UAE) launched in 2015, to offer flights, hotels and holidays through travel agents in the UAE.
As destination management specialists in the UAE and Oman, Gulf Ventures has been successfully trading in the Arabian Gulf for over 40 years and is proud of its industry acclaim. With a multi-lingual, multi-cultural team, we strive to surpass our clients' expectations with a range of services to individual, group or cruise travellers as well as multi-nationals and government departments. Services include visa assistance, meet and greet, airport transfers, tours and excursions, pre and post cruise services, accommodation, special interest activities and corporate events.
Imagine Cruising is one of the UK's leading cruise and stay holiday distributors with expertise in both the tour operating and retailing of cruises, working with all the leading UK and international cruise lines. Based in Swindon, UK, with offices in Cape Town and Dubai, Imagine Cruising provides passengers with a range of cruise options around the world.
Acquired by dnata in early 2014 – as part of the Gold Medal Travel Group – Netflights.com is a UK-based business that offers thousands of air fares covering hundreds of routes around the world, along with a choice of over 40,000 hotels and car hire options, with more than 8,500 pick-up and drop-off points available. It is made up of a multi-award-winning website and an expert team of sales agents, with bookings able to be made online or on the phone.
Sunmaster offers UK customers great value holidays to sunny destinations. The experienced team works to source the very best deals, and the many thousands of customers each year are testament to this. Sunmaster was acquired by dnata in late 2014 – as part of Stella Travel Services – and takes bookings on the phone from its call centre, or online.
On the high street – with seven stores across the UK, on the phone and online; Travelbag offers tailormade travel through all its channels. Founded in 1979, and acquired by dnata in late 2014 – as part of Stella Travel Services – Travelbag continues to strengthen its market position, and one way it does that is through its team, with an award-winning Apprenticeship programme in place to support employees in developing their skills, to ultimately deliver better service and sales.
With the acquisition of Travel Republic, a leading online travel agent, in 2012, we began providing our customers with access to 650 destinations worldwide through partnerships with over 100 airlines, along with a database of over 300,000 international hotels. Every year, over 2 million customers make their travel bookings through the Travel Republic website. As such, the company is set to be one of the largest travel companies in Europe, with websites and mobile sites in the UK, Ireland, Spain and Italy.
Travel 2 is a UK-based B2B brand and, as part of Stella Travel Services, was acquired by dnata in late 2014. Multi-award-winning Travel 2 has been providing tailor-made holidays for over 34 years, and boasts an impressive portfolio of long haul products competitive airfares, a vast selection of hotels and villas, extensive touring options and cruise holidays.