Agents

Assurance with limitless coverage

TTME OCT 2018 - PG -13

Many credit cards have travel insurance embedded in their plans. Arijit Munshi, General Manager, Tune Protect, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEIA) and Gururaj SA, General Manager, Sur Travels, shed light on the importance of a correct travel assurance plan. Arijit Munshi, General Manager, Tune Protect EMEIA Does a …

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Poised to be dnata’s game changer

TTME OCT 2018 - PG -14

Iain Andrew, Divisional Senior Vice President— Travel Services, dnata joined the Emirates Group in December 2005 and was promoted to the current position in 2007. Since then, he has been instrumental in strategising a new game plan for dnata which serves over 20 brands in 77 markets with more than …

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Business travel on the rise

TTME OCT 2018 - PG -7

Highlighting the diversification of offerings to appeal to different markets and the growth of MiCE travel in the MENA region, Paula De Keijzer, Senior Director—Market Management, Middle East, Africa, Greece & Turkey, Expedia Group, explains the emergence and development of varied markets. TT Bureau Given the extensive experience in hospitality, …

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Clean sweep for Maya in ME

Áwards-ribbon cutting

The second edition of the Arabian Travel Awards was held at JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, as over 300 guests cheered the winners at a glittering ceremony. Shehara Rizly Arabian Travel Awards is a platform for the Middle East market to appreciate the efforts of travel specialists who have contributed to …

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Turkish, Amex GBT expand deal

TTME SEPTEMBER 2018 -PG -6 - 1st story

Turkish Airlines signed a significant deal with American Express Global Business Travel (Amex GBT), one of the world’s leading agencies for corporate travel. Amex GBT, considered as one of the largest global agencies in the sector, has more than 100 years of experience in corporate travel. TT Bureau Global agency …

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Pioneer in bespoke travel

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG - 11

Starting off in Singapore in 2009, branching to Hong Kong by 2011 and reaching Dubai by 2014, Lightfoot Travel has been gradually conquering the luxury travel sector. Simon Cameron, Founder & Managing Director—Middle East, Lightfoot Travel, shares plans ahead to grow in the ME, the UK and Asia. Could you …

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Is your baggage assured?

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG - 7

Today, although travelling from one destination to another has become convenient, PNJ Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, Caesars Travel Group and Arijit Munshi, General Manager, Tune Protect-EMEIA, deliberate over how travelling along with an assurance plan makes it a bespoke experience. Why did Tune Protect come up with an Electronic Travel Assurance product? Kumar: While …

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Link ME offers hospitality solutions

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 26_2ND STORY

Link ME, a Dubai-based hospitality and tourism advisory specialist, marked its entry into Asia with the signing of a joint-venture agreement with Mandirijaya Bumi Sejahtera, a subsidiary of Indonesian real estate developer Paramount Enterprise International. TT Bureau The partnership agreement was signed in Jakarta, resulting in the formation of a …

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Be assured of travel adventures

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 11

Today’s travellers engage in adventures ranging from mountaineering, hiking, golfing or even shopping. Arijit Munshi, General Manager, Tune Protect, EMEIA, talks about a specialised service or coverage which these activities may require, otherwise not included in a traditional travel policy. Q Do travellers need a specific travel insurance for a …

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Setting pioneering ideas in travel

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 20

Having been named after one of the most popular names in the Arab world, Indian-born Jamal Abdulnazar, Chief Executive Officer, Cozmo Travel, pioneered the travel agency sector in the emirate of Sharjah. Today, the company runs a diversified travel business with a staff of 900 people and turnover of 1.2 …

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