dnata and City Sightseeing bring new hop-on-hop-off experience to Dubai
Sunday, September 14, 2014 —
Visitors to Dubai will soon be able to see the world’s largest mall, tallest building, and other iconic city attractions in a new way, thanks to dnata and City Sightseeing WorldWide.
dnata, the Middle East’s largest travel services provider, and City Sightseeing, the world’s leading open top bus tour operator, have partnered to showcase Dubai’s sights. City Sightseeing WorldWide, known for its modern double-decker buses, and international language options, brings its popular tours to Dubai.
“Dubai has grown into one of the most popular destinations for tourists, and dnata is committed to providing our customers and travellers to the region the best services in the world,” said Iain Andrew, DSVP, dnata Travel. “City Sightseeing will ensure visitors see this city like never before.”
City Sightseeing Dubai tour will highlight all aspects of Dubai’s past and present—from Old Dubai and the Creek to the towering skyscrapers of Downtown Dubai and the Palm Jumeriah. With its stunning architecture and natural beauty, visitors will see what makes this city the place to be.
“The world is fascinated by Dubai, and soon visitors to the city will be able to see it in comfort, learning about the city from commentary in their own language,” said Enrique Ybarra, President and CEO, City Sightseeing WorldWide. “Last year, more than 13 million people experienced City Sightseeing tours, and know the tour will be just as popular in Dubai.”
City Sightseeing Dubai tours begin operating on 2nd October 2014, and can be booked in advance or direct from the bus or any of their ticket booths around Dubai.
Note to editors:
dnata's Travel Business is the largest provider of travel services and products in the Middle East, and operates more than 200 retail outlets worldwide. Each year our travel advisors handle more than 2.9 million bookings, 5.5 million bed nights, and 2 million airline tickets. Its suite of products and services includes business travel management; worldwide tour operations; hotel sales and marketing representation; group and incentive arrangements; sports and active holiday programmes; offshore and marine services; government and corporate travel and leisure travel.
Internationally, dnata owns and operates Gold Medal Travel Group, Travel Republic, has investments with Hogg Robinson Group, Mindpearl Group, and brought personalised travel to the Middle East through a joint venture with Travel Counsellors.
About City Sightseeing
City Sightseeing WorldWide was established in 1997 as a sightseeing tour operator and has spread its international business model, the open top, double-decker, hop-on hop-off buses, to 33 countries. Thanks to strategic alliances with other international operators, and with local partners, the expansion of City Sightseeing has reached such iconic cities as: New York, London, Moscow, Rome, Athens, Seville, Singapore, Edinburgh, Melbourne, Palma de Mallorca, Granada, Brussels, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Dublin, Oxford, Cape Town and many more. During 2013, 13 million people experienced a City Sightseeing tour worldwide.