DforD (Tourism) is a new player on the Destination Management and Professional Conference Market in The United Arab Emirates and Oman, but definitely NOT a non experienced one.
Dubai for Destination is a professionally managed Destination Management Company., which is recognized as Tour Operators by Dubai Ministry of Tourism and commerce. As an Inbound Tour Operator, the services we render to the incoming tourists and business travelers, include making arrangements for their visits to UAE by selecting services and hotels as per their specific requirements and the given budget. Utmost care and special attention is given to minute details, so as to make their trip to UAE the most memorable one. Special dinners and theme evenings, as well as, luxury welcomes are arranged for incentive groups.
Our Conferences & Exhibitions Division has requisite experience to provide the conference support and administrative services which help the conference planners to focus on the planning and content aspect only, while, all the other responsibilities are de-facto handled by D4D Tourism (United Arab Emirates).
Our services begin much before the event is planned, as we provide all the relevant information on suggested venues, bid documentation, budgeting, finances, as well as, identifying sponsors, which helps in making the conference a success. We also extensively, market conference / exhibition worldwide to ensure greater participation. To the conference planner we promise our support in assisting their association in making a passionate bid for international and national conferences. To be with them at every step of the way, right from bid preparation, selecting the venues till the time the last delegate leaves the meet.
Managing Director Asif Siddiqui and General Manager Peter Van Avermaet have been in the tourism business for quite some time. Asif arrived in Dubai in 1990, started at the Chicago Beach Hotel and Jumeirah Beach Hotel and afterwards joined Arabian Adventures. He assisted with the logistic handling of clients like N.C.R, IBM, The Dubai World Cup-The World Richest Horse Race-, and some product launches such as Jaguar and Chevrolet. He then moved to Arabian Explorers.
Peter, a Belgian national, started way back in 1976. He was active in the MICE sector before the expression was even invented. During more then 20 years he had the pleasure of delivering incentives, conferences and events to destinations world wide. Companies such as Product launch for PIONEER Plasma-2007 in Rome, Abbott, Coca-Cola, DHL, Duracell, Exxon Chemical, Honda, Inbev, Janssen-Cilag, Kenwood Electronics, Master Foods, Nokia, Opel, Pfizer, PlayStation, Polaroid and Sony Pictures are on his reference list. After bringing one of the first ever European incentive groups to the UAE in 1985 he fell in love with this part of the world. Since then he got very much impressed by the way this destination has been promoted and became the cosmopolitan and ever growing destination of today and of the future.
DforDTourism is a small but accurate company we strongly believe the only good service in this business is a personal service. Our mission is to become the DMC with the final touch by offering just that little bit more attention to the details. In our office we speak English, Arabic, French, German, Spanish, Bulgarian, Russian, Portuguese, Flemish (Dutch), Tagalog and Urdu.