Dubai-based dnata Travel Group brands have won seven accolades at the 2021 World Travel Awards Middle East.
Representing the travel division of dnata, one of the world’s largest air and travel services providers, titles earned by dnata Travel Group brands for 2021 include: Middle East’s Leading Airline GSA 2021 (dnata Representation Services), Middle East’s Leading Corporate Travel Company 2021 (dnata Travel Management), Bahrain’s Leading Travel Management Company 2021 (dnata Travel Management), and Saudi Arabia’s Leading Travel Agency 2021 (dnata Travel).
A highlight for the Group at the prestigious travel industry awards this year includes the success of Arabian Adventures across the following three categories for a second consecutive year: UAE’s Leading Desert Safari Company 2021, UAE’s Leading Destination Management Company 2021, and UAE’s Leading Tour Operator 2021.
Renowned for its UAE-based desert experiences and city tours, Arabian Adventures recently reopened ‘Luxury Desert Camping’ for the 2021/2022 season to the delight of UAE residents and tourists. Recent tour offerings from the brand include innovative game-based city tour ‘Historical Dubai’ working in partnership with Questo, and newly launched private tours of Expo 2020 Dubai.
John Bevan, Divisional Senior Vice President, dnata Travel Group, commented: “We are honoured to be recognised across seven prestigious titles at the World Travel Awards Middle East for 2021. These accolades are part of one of the world’s leading travel industry award programmes, and we are proud to have been acknowledged here amidst what has been one of the most challenging periods in our industry’s history.
“This win marks another positive development in our journey, as the region continues to make clear strides towards recovery. We remain agile in our approach to supporting travellers in their quest to explore more of the world once again, and the range of categories in which we have been successful in today demonstrates our breadth, whilst we continue to grow and evolve to meet changing customer needs.
“dnata Travel Group brands in the Middle East cover every aspect of the travel industry from some of the region’s longest-standing and most respected travel agencies, to quality representation services for more than 30 international airlines in the region. Over the years our brands have earned multiple recognitions for quality and safe services, and we are proud to witness this momentum continue.”
The World Travel Awards serves to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. The awards are voted on by travel and tourism professionals worldwide.