New Zealand luxury travel firm expands to GCC
Dubai, August 4, 2013
New Zealand-based The Exclusive Travel Group has expanded to the GCC, introducing a new class of luxury travel for discerning travellers.
The group is an inbound destination management company designing personalised travel experiences to New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific.
“Luxury travellers today are no longer drawn by ostentatious services; they have moved towards a quieter, understated luxury, and plan their trips with a focus on authenticity and individualised, experiential travel,” said Rob Young, founder and managing director.
“The spectacular landscapes and unspoilt nature found in New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific introduces a new class of luxury to travellers from the GCC who demand more privacy and a more discreet style of indulgence,” added Young.
The group crafts travel across three categories – leisure, corporate and VIP and has a partner network which opens doors to places and experience not normally accessible to the general public, said a statement.
It has partnered with New Zealand’s top luxury accommodation providers and is also the exclusive representative for Laucala Island in Fiji, rated among the top three luxury island resorts in the world, it said.
In addition to its network of world class lodges and five-star international hotels, the group can also arrange access to private islands and retreats, private jets and helicopters, luxury yachts, motor craft and personal chefs.
“We aim to open the eyes of the world to the beauty and sophistication of New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific. Australia is already a popular destination for many GCC nationals, with 80,000 visiting the Gold Coast every year,” said Young.
“We want to encourage this group, and others from the region, to explore multi-journey vacations that include New Zealand and the South Pacific, sharing with them authentic cultural experiences that exceed their expectations,” he added. - TradeArabia News Service