Destinations of the World (DOTW)’s global network conference at the Park Hyatt Dubai held from December 17 to 20 2005 provided an invaluable platform for promoting the company’s diverse range of products and services to the travel trade.
Taking centrestage was the company’s new online reservation system .world (Dot World) – a convenient acronym of ‘DOTW’ symbolised in the new logo recently launched at WTM in London.
This state-of-the-art, sophisticated online reservation system, which has been developed in-house by the IT team of Destinations of the World using Microsoft .Net technology, provides travel agents with online access to a vast database of services and inventories that can be instantly confirmed. With a few simple entries, they can see latest availability and wholesale rates as well receive instant confirmations for rooms, ground services and car rental bookings in more than 600 cities worldwide.
Destinations of the World, recognises that the travel business is a people business, and the shareholders placed a great deal of time and effort to ensure that the best professionals in the travel business became part of the growing network.
The objective of the global network conference was to bring together the senior executives of all the Destinations of the World offices to discuss their recent achievements as well as develop future strategies to further strengthen their unique global position as the leading wholesale travel company.
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