Uniglobe Travel International LP recently signed a Global Partner agreement with Dahlan Travel & Tours (DDT), a private agency with locations in Amman, Jordan and Iraq.
The company is poised to service American and European companies taking part in the reconstruction effort in Iraq, Uniglobe said. In addition to corporate travel management services, Dahlan Travel & Tours also specializes in inbound travel to Jordan, meetings and incentive travel planning, and is a service administrator to several regionally-based airlines.
“In today’s climate of globalization, being serious about the business of business travel means an association with a worldwide name brand organization," said John Henry, senior vice president, Global Development for Uniglobe Travel. "Uniglobe Travel offers a network of more than 700 agencies in 38 countries around the world.”
“We expect to benefit immediately from our association with Uniglobe due to their global network” says Hani Dahlan, owner/operator of Dahlan Travel & Tours. “We look forward to not only offering our inbound program to other Uniglobe agencies, we also look forward to networking key accounts with other Uniglobe agencies to grow our business.”
The Uniglobe Global Partner program offers networking for inbound and outbound business travel, use of leading-edge technology programs, and the use of Uniglobe branded programs and materials, among many other things. To date in, new member agencies have also joined the Uniglobe family in the U.S., Mexico, Thailand, France, the UK, Romania, India and China.
Dahlan Travel & Tours' inbound business to Jordan offers a “meet and assist” service at the airport for visitors, and relations with hotel, car rental and bus companies for a complete vacation experience. On the meeting and incentive travel side, DTT is the UN-Iraq Managing Contractor and, since November 2006, has been organizing as many as seven conferences per month. DTT has organized conferences in Jordan, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Dubai, Egypt and Austria. DTT is also involved with Jordan Holiday Homes, the first holiday homes property management company in Jordan.