Jumeirah Group appoints Connect Worldwide as General Sales Agent in India
Partnership will include sales and marketing management for clients from the corporate, MICE and leisure segments, and support services for the luxury hotel Group from the Indian market.
Jumeirah Group appoints Connect Worldwide (CWW) as its global sales agent in India. The partnership will include sales and marketing management for clients from the corporate, MICE and leisure segments, and support services for the luxury hotel Group from the Indian market.
Alexander Lee, Chief Commercial Officer of Jumeirah Group commented, “Indian guests have always been of great importance to Jumeirah as one of our top source markets across the global portfolio. We see Connect World wide’s appointment as a reflection of the immense efforts invested in this market, and as a further step to ensuring our exemplary offering is aligned with their unique needs, whether that’s for leisure, dining or family experiences or the crafting of unique, personalised stays.”
Lee further added, “We see great potential in India – a market that has always appreciated the luxury hospitality that Jumeirah offers, and our attention to personal touches, especially when it comes to sentimental lifetime special events such as weddings. The decision to appoint Connect Worldwide as our sales partner in India signifies our continued focus on this region, as well as the promising future that lies ahead for the Jumeirah Group in India.”
MICE and corporate travel are significant drivers of inbound tourism to the UAE, as trade increasingly flourishes between India and UAE. Business partnerships, healthcare, and tourism, which is reflected in the continuous rise in inbound Indian travellers to the UAE, is anticipated to grow further once travel restrictions ease.
"We welcome Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts as our newest travel partner," said Eric Otto, President and CEO, Connect Worldwide. "We are proud to partner with such an iconic hotel group and our experienced team is excited to represent and enhance the brand further within the Indian travel market.”
Vasudha Sondhi, MD, CWW India, commented, "The CWW India team with its robust sales and distribution support looks forward to re engaging the market with Jumeirah's portfolio of hotels."
CWW is a global sales, marketing, and digital services company with a focus on international market expansion and revenue development. Their clients include tourism destinations, independent hotels, hotel brands, and travel-related companies.
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