Asia Inbound Travel Operator Leads the Pack in Progress, Corporate Governance and Compliance Less Than One Year After New Management
BANGKOK: 20 August 2018 – Diethelm Travel Group, an award-winning inbound tour operator servicing Asia, today announced its two best quarters since 2009, less than one year after CEO Stephan Roemer joined the company.
The company’s performance is within planned expectations for a solid profit and projected growth forecasted to hit more than 30% by the end of 2018. With 13 regional offices in countries across Asia plus remote teams in the U.K., U.S., France and Turkey, the leading inbound tour operator is showing growth not only in profitability but also global reach, luxury offerings and rates of incoming travellers.
Additionally, Diethelm Travel Group is continuing to meet the highest international standards when it comes to corporate governance and compliance, matching its parent company, the Swiss Diethelm Keller Holding. Along with clean business practices, safety is also of utmost importance for Diethelm Travel Group staff, partners and guests. The company boasts the highest possible third party liability insurance covering all regions, as well as crisis management plans, and health and safety programmes that meet global standards.
While Diethelm Travel Group has maintained its superior safety and compliance practices over the years, the company, which employs more than 600 staff worldwide and offers nearly 4,000 custom tours throughout Asia, is enjoying a renewed sense of growth under the stewardship of Stephan Roemer. Roemer is known as a determined hands-on manager and took over as CEO in October 2017 while merging Diethelm Travel Group with Switzerland-based Asian travel specialist, Tourasia. The merger marked Diethelm Travel Group becoming one of the largest incoming tour operators in Asia.
“Since opening in Bangkok in 1957, Diethelm Travel Group has long been cons idered a pioneer in the region,” said Stephan Roemer, CEO of Diethelm Travel Group. “Now, we’re proud to say that Diethelm Travel Group is staying true to its roots while surpassing our goals for 2018 and moving forward into a new era of service.”
With more than 60 years of operation and one-of-a-kind authentic experiences in Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam, Diethelm Travel Group is not only well positioned to serve seasoned travellers Journeys of a Lifetime but business partners and agents with sustained service backed by respected business practices.