(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) India?s leading travel service provider riya group has launched a dubai office as part of its foray into the middle east.
gmj thampy along with other group directors addresses the news conference in dubai. — supplied photo
the move was announced at a news conference late on wednesday by gmj thampy chairman of riya group enterprise alongside other top company officials.
established in 1980 riya travel is india’s leading travel service provider with over 60 offices across the world handling more than five million travellers with a business turnover in excess of 1 billion.
foray into the middle east market will play an important role for riya in the quest to expand globally. establishment of riya dubai complements the deepening of riya’s presence in the international arena. with the strengthened support of partners clients and other associates riya look forward to playing an integral part in the development of the economy as a travel management company whilst ensuring that expectations thampy said.
“success in the america over the past five years with being able to establish offices in eight major cities in the united states and two in canada; along with repeated requests from our clients who are based out of uae are the key aspects that has prompted riya to expand further globally” according to thampy.
in dubai riya will cater to all segments — corporate retail and leisure — of travellers from uae and also intend to be a major facilitator for clients patronizing riya both in india and north america to visit the fastest growing city of dubai. support of industry partners as well as repeated patronage of customer’s has helped riya to expand and to be a frontrunner in the industry.
riya middle east head george thomas stressed the importance of the region and reiterated that dubai is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. “dubai is the first step in our expansion plans for the region. the middle east in general and uae in particular play a key role in our future growth plans. we will soon open more offices in the middle east” thomas added.
m p rajeev regional manager – gcc said that they see great potential in the travel business in the region. “our decision to launch a retail travel business in dubai mirrors the strategy we have successfully adopted in india and north america in the past. dubai winning the world expo 2020 bid has played a crucial role in influencing our decision to open our office here” rajeev added.