DNATA wins Middle East award

Dnata Agencies has been presented with the award for Leading Travel Management Company in the Middle East, at the 14th World Travel Awards, which was held on May 30 2007. The award was presented to Iain Andrew, Senior Vice President, Dnata Agencies, by the reigning Miss World at an outstanding ceremony at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi where H.E Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan was among the honoured guests.

This decision was reached through a voting campaign involving travel professionals worldwide. This is the 14th year the World Travel Awards are being held; the awards were introduced to acknowledge the best performing travel companies worldwide. Dnata was selected as the Leading Travel Management Company out of several candidates within the region, beating many well established reputable travel companies.

On receiving the award Iain Andrew, said: “We are absolutely delighted to receive this prestigious award, this will assure all our customers of our continued efforts to constantly improve our quality standard. We are committed to quality; it’s the foundation on which our success is based.”

The event included entertainment from world class performers including Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Chris Noth, Lauren Holly, Haifa Wehbe, Ben Vereen and the reigning Miss World.

Dnata Agencies, the retail and corporate travel services arm of Dnata and the region’s leading travel management company comes with more than four decades of experience backed by the latest technological innovations and tools in the industry. Dnata is the GSA to more than 30 airlines in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, acting as the essential link between its airline partners and local travel agents - and providing more than 40 years of experience to promote and sell their services in a highly competitive and dynamic market.


Dnata is an established travel industry innovator and market leader in the Middle East, with an extensive network of partnerships providing tailor-made solutions to meet the travel demands of its customers. Dnata has expanded operations to Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, and plans to establish more regional outlets.