dnata Travel Management Company opens new retail outlet in Doha on The Pearl

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 — Qatar, Doha: 19th April 2017 – dnata Travel, the Middle East’s leading travel agency, celebrated the opening of its newest travel hub in Qatar, located at the prestigious community, The Pearl, Doha. Customers can now take advantage of special launch offers and enjoy a range of travel options at the new outlet.

The launch of the new outlet expands dnata Travel’s retail network in Doha to nine strategically located travel hubs with a combined staff of 65 travel advisors. Popular holidays destinations for travellers in Qatar remain London, Paris, Thailand and Maldives with short break getaways to the UAE, Oman and Indian Ocean islands gaining popularity. The long term vision for dnata Travel’s retail hub expansion has also taken into in account the handling of inbound traffic expected for the 2022 FIFA football event, and to promote the country as a major tourism destination.  

“The opening of our ninth travel hub is a testament to the service standards, quality travel products and overall success of dnata Travel in Qatar.  We have seen our business grow exponentially over the past few years and I believe it is due to the speed to market, service innovation, technology, and  staff training we offer”, said Rashid Alawadi, VP dnata Travel – Regions.

dnata Travel first entered Qatar in 2009 with its corporate travel business and has since grown to being amongst the leading travel management companies in Qatar catering to both individual and corporate. The company has experienced a yearly growth of 15- 20 per cent in overall business and more than 100 per cent growth in non-air business in the last three years.

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About dnata Travel

dnata is one of the world’s largest air services providers. Established in 1959, the company offers ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering services across five continents.

dnata's Travel Business is the largest provider of travel services and products in the Middle East, and operates more than 200 retail outlets worldwide. Each year our travel advisors handle more than 3.5 million bookings, 7 million bed nights, and 7 million passengers. Its suite of products and services includes business travel management; worldwide tour operations; hotel sales and marketing representation; group and incentive arrangements; sports and active holiday programmes; offshore and marine services; government and corporate travel and leisure travel.

(L-R) Wafiq Al Wahidi - General Manager, Amadeus<br/><br/>Rehan Ali Syed - Country Head dnata Qatar<br/><br/>Rashid Alawadhi - VP Regional Business<br/><br/>Mr Ehab Amin - A.CCO Qatar Airways<br/><br/>Mr Mohd. Abdulla Al Hashemi - Director Al Hashemi Holdings<br/><br/>Mr Ahmad Essa Al Hashemi - Executive Director Al Jazeera Perfumes.
dnata Travel hub Doha
Staff at the new dnata Travel retail outlet

About dnata

dnata is one of the world’s largest air services providers. Established in 1959, the company ensures the aviation industry operates smoothly and efficiently in 129 airports. Offering ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering services in 84 countries across six continents, dnata is a trusted partner for over 400 airline customers around the world. Each day, the company handles over 1,700 flights, carries over 7,700 tonnes of cargo, assists over 235,000 passengers, books over 19,000 hotel stays, and uplifts over 320,000 meals.

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