in the UAE
dnata's travel buisness has a long-standing heritage in the UAE, tracing back over 50 years to the formation of 'Dubai National Air Travel Agency'. As is the case in this part of the world, and in the travel industry particularly, things move on at pace. With a significant retail footprint that continues to grow, servicing customers in the B2C space under the brand dnata Travel, to holding contracts with significant bodies and agencies through corporate business - travel is what we know, and we know it well.
Exciting and innovative brands, providing a range of travel options to customers
Business to Business
Supporting businesses to serve their clients, with an extensive business to business offering
Our dnata-owned and partner brands are leaders in their respective fields, from safari experience provider Arabian Adventures to our flagship travel brand, dnata Travel.
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.
In 2014, dnata partnered with City Sightseeing Worldwide in a joint venture to run tour bus services in Dubai. City Sightseeing Worldwide was founded in Spain in 1999 and has grown to be the largest 'hop onhop off' bus tour company in the world with open top buses.
Made up of over 200 retail outlets, a multi-lingual call centre and a multi-language / currency website, dnata Travel operates across the UAE, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, Afghanistan, Iraq and India. Offering a broad range of travel product; flights, hotels, holidays, tours, cruises, car hire,travel insurance and visa services – it is a truly comprehensive offering, where you’ll find competitive rates alongside excellent service, for peace of mind. Website: dnatatravel.com
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.
EmQuest is a travel distribution company that develops markets and operates innovative technologies, products and services. It manages a large network of brands, content and service offerings that are designed to meet the unique and specific needs of all levels of players within the travel industry, especially those based in the Middle East and Africa regions. Whether a travel agent, tour operator, car rental company, hotel or airline, it can connect them with millions of travellers around the world – easily, effortlessly and efficiently.
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.