New dnata travel hub in Sharjah opens doors to customers
dnata travel, the Middle East’s top travel agency, is celebrating the opening of its new beachside facility in Sharjah, located along Al Muntazah Street. The two-storey building is the first dnata store to be located in a beach-front villa and is in close proximity to up and coming cafes, restaurants, hotels and housing developments. The new premises is strategically located on one of the key roads connecting the two emirates of Sharjah and Ajman giving dnata the opportunity to extend its travel services and product offering to customers in both markets.
Open Saturday through Thursday from 10:00am -10:00pm, the retail location caters to leisure travellers and includes a VIP Majilis on the first floor. The store provides customers with a variety of services, including: expert travel advisors, airline tickets, hotel bookings, holiday packages, honeymoon packages, rail journeys, cruises, car hire, travel insurance, sports travel and escorted tours.
This is the second dnata travel store to open in Sharjah, and with today’s opening dnata travel now has 37 storefront locations across the United Arab Emirates. The company plans to add a third retail centre in Sharjah in 2016, which will be located at the Sahara Mall.
Established in 1959, dnata travel serves more than 7 million customers each year and has annual revenue of AED 2.7 billion. With more than 200 in-person outlets across the world in over 50 countries, dnata travel assists more than 222,000 passengers and books 19,000 hotel stays per day. The agency is the recipient of some of the industry’s most coveted awards, including Best Service Performance Brand and the Middle East’s Leading Tour Operator by the World Travel Awards.
dnata is the world’s fourth largest combined air services provider offering ground handling, cargo, travel, IT solutions and flight catering services across five continents. The company has an outstanding reputation for providing high quality, customer-oriented assistance. Part of the acclaimed Emirates Group and wholly owned by the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), dnata was established in 1959, with just five staff.