Al-Futtaim Travel was honoured with the ‘Middle East’s Leading Travel Management Company 2011’ award at the prestigious World Travel Awards held in Dubai.
In a ceremony attended by the industry’s elite from across the region, the Al-Futtaim Group company emerged with honours against industry leaders including Dnata, Kanoo, Amex, Arabian Tours, Orient Tours, Alshamel International, Kuwait, Attar Travel, Saudi Arabia and Regency Travel & Tours, Qatar.
Hailed as ‘The Oscars of the Travel Industry,’ the World Travel Awards is acknowledged as the ultimate travel accolade and celebrates brands that are pushing the boundaries of industry excellence.
William Horsley, General Manager, Al-Futtaim Travel said: “We are honoured to have received this prestigious award further reiterating our market-leading position. The award recognises our efforts to offer customers the highest levels of service. Our team is committed to matching the ever growing demands of our customers for new and undiscovered destinations. I am confident this award will motivate us to work even harder to ensure we provide added value to all our customers.”
As part of its commitment to customers, Al-Futtaim Travel recently partnered with Worldwide Independent Travel Network, a reputed global consortium of travel specialists operating in 6000 locations around the world ensuring its customers are never far away from a travel specialist. The company also recently expanded its product portfolio with the addition of two new services - Global Visa Services and MICEPRO offering customers a one-stop solution for all their travel and leisure needs.
More than 462 organisations across the Middle East entered the World Travel Awards competition with travel agents worldwide, voting for the nominees. Categories awarded include all aspects of services provided by airlines, travel agents, tour operators, destinations and hotels amongst others.