Diethelm Travel Group Named Asia’s Leading Destination Management Company and More with Recent Award Wins

Diethelm Travel Group Named Asia’s Leading Destination Management Company and More with Recent Award Wins


Company Claims Top Recognition in Three International Travel Award Listings

BANGKOK: 22 October 2019 – Diethelm Travel Group (DTG), a leading inbound tour operator servicing Asia, has been on a winning streak claiming top titles in the recent World Travel Awards, PATA Gold Awards and TTG Travel Awards.

First and foremost, the DMC claimed the title of Asia’s Leading Destination Management Company 2019 in the 26th annual World Travel Awards. Two of the group’s regional arms also received esteemed recognition with Diethelm Travel Thailand winning the Thailand’s Leading Destination Management Company 2019 title and Diethelm Travel Cambodia claiming Cambodia’s Leading Destination Management Company 2019 award. Voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide, the globally recognised awards mark one of the industry’s highest international honours.

In September, the company received a PATA Gold Award in the Marketing Media – E-newsletter category for 2019. Organised annually by the Pacific Asia Travel Association, the prestigious awards recognise tourism initiatives throughout the region within four categories: Marketing, Education and Training, Environment, and Heritage and Culture.

Additionally, Diethelm Travel Thailand, the Bangkok-based arm of Diethelm Travel Group, was named Best Travel Agency – Thailand in the TTG Travel Awards 2019. This is the ninth time Diethelm Travel has claimed a TTG Awards honour in the past 12 years. Organised annually by TTG Asia, the TTG Travel Awards recognises the best of the Asia-Pacific tourism industry as voted on by readers of TTG Asia, TTG China, TTG India, TTGmice, TTG-BTmice China, TTGassociations and TTG Asia Luxury.

“Our teams across Asia continually serve as a source of inspiration and motivation for me thanks to their ongoing dedication, industry insight, innovative initiatives and individuality,” said Stephan Roemer, CEO of Diethelm Travel Group. “I take pride in helming such an established, well-trusted organisation and am honoured that these recent awards have recognised our efforts as well. The fact that these awards were often voted on by our international peers and travellers makes them even more meaningful as we keep people – from our valued agents and guests to expert guides and knowledgeable travel consultants – at the core of all we do.”

First founded in Bangkok in 1957, Diethelm Travel has grown to encompass thousands of exclusive offerings in 13 different countries across Asia – Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam – while establishing itself as the only DMC with its own comprehensive network of locations throughout Southeast Asia serving discerning mid- to high-level clients.

Along with setting high customer service standards, the company continually develops its Journeys of a Lifetime to enrich both agent and traveller experiences with customised service, bespoke itineraries, local connections and a commitment to cultural, communal and environmental sustainability.

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