DidaTravel announces strong sales growth across GCC markets and destinations

DidaTravel announces strong sales growth across GCC markets and destinations

The fastest growing source markets were Saudi Arabia, followed by Qatar

DidaTravel, the leading B2B travel wholesaler in China and APAC, has bee increasing strategic focus on the GCC region over the past few years and the year-to-date growth is testament to this. 

Its average outbound sales increased 104% from GCC source markets. 

The fastest growing GCC markets were Saudi Arabia (+202%), Qatar (+199%), Kuwait (+157%) and Bahrain (+104%), while the most popular destination countries were the UK, USA, Turkey, Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia.

From an inbound perspective, the most popular GCC destinations continue to be Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyad, Doha and Jeddah. Year-to-date average daily rates (ADRs), for GCC destinations booked through DidaTravel’s platform and distribution channels have grown by a very positive average of +31%.

In addition, DidaTravel’s flight distribution business has been growing very fast across the GCC region with average regional outbound sales growth of +556% year-to-date.

Jinyan Li - VP of global account management of DidaTravel, said: "For DidaTravel, the GCC region is of paramount strategic importance from both a source market and destination perspective, so it is great to see such positive results over the past 12 months after all the hard work of both our sourcing and distribution teams.

"We are grateful to all our hotel and distribution partners in the region for their continued confidence in Dida and we look forward to meeting everyone at the upcoming ATM show."