Dubai-based dnata Travel Group brands have won eight accolades at the 2020 World Travel Awards Middle East.
Representing the travel division of dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, awards earned by the dnata Travel Group for 2020 included: Middle East’s Leading Hotel Booking Solutions Provider 2020 (Yalago), Middle East’s Leading Airline GSA 2020 (dnata Representation Services), Middle East’s Leading Corporate Travel Company 2020 (dnata Travel Management), Bahrain’s Leading Travel Management Company 2020 (dnata Travel), and Saudi Arabia’s Leading Travel Agency 2020 (dnata Travel).
A highlight for the Group at the prestigious travel industry awards for 2020 included the success of Arabian Adventures across three categories: UAE’s Leading Destination Management Company 2020, UAE’s Leading Desert Safari Company 2020 and UAE’s Leading Tour Operator 2020.
This continues an award-winning run for Arabian Adventures this year, following up on TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Award 2020, and the World Travel and Tourism Council’s (WTTC) ‘SafeTravels’ stamp. The accolades acknowledge the high standards of quality, and health and safety across Arabian Adventures’ full-service offering including its renowned, bespoke tours and safaris.
On the success of the dnata Travel Group at the World Travel Awards Middle East 2020, Steve Allen, DSVP Travel & UAE Airport Operations at dnata, commented: “We are honoured to be recognised across eight prestigious titles at the region’s leading travel industry awards, particularly amidst one of the most challenging years in our industry’s history.
“The breadth of categories dnata Travel Group brands are acknowledged for reinforces our position as the travel services provider of choice for companies and individuals seeking our long-standing travel expertise, regional knowledge, wide range of products and services, flexibility, and high standards of service and safety across all of our operations. Meanwhile, our recognition as the Middle East's Leading Airline GSA for another year is a nod to the quality of representation services dnata provides to more than 30 international carriers in the region.
“dnata Travel Group brands in the Middle East have earned multiple recognitions for quality and safe services over the years, and in 2020, as we continue to develop our offering to adapt to changing customer needs, we are proud to be acknowledged in our serving this region with top-quality, customer-centric services, as travel starts to open up once again.”
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.