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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 114

Hemtours re-brands to Diethelm Travel Sri Lanka

By Quintus Perera – Asian Tribune

Colombo, 06 September, ( Hemtours, one of the largest Destination Management Companies and part of the Hemas Group, operates as Diethelm Travel Sri Lanka Ltd effective 1st September. This partnership was announced at the ITB in Berlin in March this year following an MOU signed between the two companies and re-launch Hemtours as ‘Diethelm Travel Sri Lanka’ (DTSL) and focuses on in bound markets.Abbas Esufally, Group Director, Hemas Holdings PLCAbbas Esufally, Group Director, Hemas Holdings PLC

DTSL will continue to be operated by the same Hemtours management and staff with renewed vigour and dedication to offer a newer and wider range of products and services to a larger network of clients.

Abbas Esufally, Group Director, Hemas Holdings PLC said that they recently sought to strengthen their Sri Lankan business by finding a partner with a global distribution reach. From day one of entering into dialogue with DTG, it was clear that they have found a like-minded, service-oriented, company with strong ethics and financial resources. He said that they would be expanding their foothold to the Maldives soon.

John Watson,Chief Executive Officer, Diethelm Travel Group said that their international clientele has been requesting for a 'Diethelm Travel' presence in Sri Lanka and the Maldives since some time and now found an excellent partner in Hemtours, one of Sri Lanka's quality tour operators.

The Diethelm Travel Group counts over half a century’s experience of providing full travel services within the Far East region. DTG is a subsidiary of Diethelm Keller Holdings, headquartered in Zurich, a closely held family company principally owned by fourth generation descendants of the founders.

DTG's extensive network has fully licensed and insured offices in Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. It enjoys an international reputation as a first-class travel service provider.

Hemtours has been one of Sri Lanka's top public quoted blue chip companies. With over 30 years of extensive experience in the sector, Hemtours enjoys affiliation with some of the world's largest tour operators.

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