Priding itself as a premier Destination Management Company in the UAE, Pearl of Arabia Travel and Tourism LLC started with humble beginnings in July 2010 and has worked its way up to create its own remarkable significance within the world of Travel and Tourism, becoming the most sought after company who not only provides hassle free travel requirements but also high-end services to all clients.
Pearl of Arabia operates in various locations and is headed by well known and trusted names in the industry with over 40 years of combined experience. The company brings you a fresh approach in delivering world class service to all our valued clients. Our core strength in key management personnel put to good use, we guarantee a team who efficiently handles all your travel and tourism related queries with top level quality service.
Determined to always deliver quality work in all aspects of the travel, tourism and airline representations, it only follows that our sister companies exemplify the same level of quality that our Pearl of Arabia clients look for and appreciate. We operate in the following destinations:
| Destination Management Companies
Make Travel Easy - Malaysia
Hi Tours – Sri Lanka
| Representation Companies
Pearl Marketing Reps -UK
Pearl Marketing Reps - Russia
Given our string of well connected network of contacts, partners and suppliers enables us to provide you with excellent, quality and cost effective packages to suit any of your requirement to assure you get your money’s worth. Now that is how you know you got the best package no one else but Pearl of Arabia can offer.
Our wide range of services includes:
Tours and Safaris
Professional Congress Organizers
Representation of Airlines, Tourism boards. Hotels and other travel related entities
Continually being appreciated by clients such as Nycomed, Nivea, Nestle and Eli Lilly proves that we deliver more product value than any other tourism company out there.
We are also proud of our business-to-business transaction system where we communicate and deal with clients and suppliers for several different purposes. As we want to make it easier for both our clients and suppliers as well as from our end, the IT department at Pearl of Arabia has developed the poaconnect system. An advanced booking engine that incorporates all the necessary details to make, book, keep track, and spread product through an office system. With this system, the different teams at Pearl of Arabia will be able to coordinate accordingly. This will also ensure our clients of minimal to zero miscommunication of travel plans and bookings.
Recently, our very own IT department has developed pcoconnect which has revolutionized the congress business. With this software, we give our clients the power to keep track and adjust their travel itinerary to their preference.
To read and learn more about pco-connect, please click on the link: www.pcoconnect.com
| Our Vision
|| Our Mission
Pearl of Arabia envisions a world of travelling filled with possibilities and adventures, far beyond just airports and hotels, creating a whole new meaning to world class travelling where we make sure to ignite your dreams into reality!
Pearl of Arabia with its rising success, intends to be the most sought after Destination Management Company known for world class trips and one-of-a-kind experiences all over the UAE. Providing clients with such exceptionally great value in all our services.
For your convenience, here are the contact details of our key members who are available at any time to assist you in your needs and requirements.
|| EMAIL ID
|Mr. Dilan Fernando
|Mrs. Michelle Paras
||Groups & Incentives Manager
|Mr. Prasanth P Joy
|Ms. Irina Beloshchuk
|| FIT manager
|Mr. Marlon Moses
|Mr. Faisal Khan
|Mr. Ginu Pathrose
|Mr. Sohail Nafees
|Mr. Tony Anthonypillai
|Mr. Abdul Rahman
|Ms. Riva Napial
|| PR and Marketing Executive
We look forward to hearing from you soon!
With the most anticipated 2012 United Nations International Telecommunication Union Exhibition in Dubai just a few months away, with expecting more than 5000 high class delegates who hold positions as country heads, CEOs of big telecommunication companies worldwide to participate in this exhibition, Pearl of Arabia is ready and prepping up to ensure that these VIP guests are well taken care of from the moment of arrival in the UAE and for the whole duration of their visit.
With the support of our software especially made for the ITU, pcoconnect is up and ready to arrange all the details of your UAE visit. With just a click away, our delegates will be able to book, arrange and control their itinerary for this prestigious exhibition.
"Career breakthroughs await you at Pearl Of Arabia"
With continuous excellence in the field of travel and tourism, our team sets its aim high! Best describe with four striking words: Initiative, Innovation, Passion and Commitment, Pearl of Arabia holds these words to its truest meaning. Lead by professionals of more than 40 years of combined expertise, the travel and tourism industry is leaping into world class standards!
Pearl of Arabia gives you a new way of traveling. With style, class and elegance. Highly motivated to ensure that every client travels with these comforts, the team with its enthusiastic outlook and determination have proven to give more value in all the services time and again.
We also know how to be fun and quirky while upholding the company’s reputation as a reliable and loyal partner. Enjoying each other’s company helps each member to excel in their department along with development programs and training specifically designed to reach higher goals of quality work and service.
If you are determined to create a bright path for your career, our doors are wide open to welcome individuals who have the qualities innate in them to help Pearl of Arabia make a bigger splash into the world of travelling, tourism and MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions). Learn, grow, develop and enhance yourself into the best you can be. With Pearl of Arabia, endless possibilities are not only for travelling but for you as well!
Pearl of Arabia will be attending the following Events
Arabian Travel Market
The regions premier travel show will be open from 30 Apr 2012 to 3 May 2012 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre
Pearl of Arabia will be attending the following international events or will be represented by our partners:
International Tourism Bourse (ITB)
06/March/2012 - 10/March/2012 (Berlin, Germany)
Moscow International Exhibition Travel & Tourism (MITT)
20/March/2012 - 24/March/2012 (Moscow, Russia)
Gulf Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (GIBTM)
26/March/2012 - 28/March/2012 (Abu Dhabi, UAE)
Kazakhstan International Tourism Fair (KITF)
25/Apr/2012 - 27/Apr/2012 (Almaty, Kazakhstan)
Worldwide Exhibition for Incentive Travel, Meetings and Events - (IMEX)
22/May/2012 - 24/May/2012 (Frankfurt, Germany)
World Travel Market (WTM)
5/Nov/2012 - 8/Nov/2012 (London, UK)
Exhibition for the Incentive Business Travel and Meetings (EIBTM)
27/Nov/2012 - 29/Nov/2012 (Barcelona, Spain)
Corporate Social Responsibility Statement
As a company, we recognize our responsibilities to our community, its people and to the environment. Every team member at Pearl of Arabia holds these responsibilities and draws strength from it to actively participate in the mission towards the betterment of the country and of the world.
Our responsibilities come from supporting a couple of charitable organizations focusing on the development of orphanages in Sri Lanka and Africa as well as sustaining a constant flow of goodwill messages throughout a vast platform of the media industry.
Internally, we practice the habit of recycling papers and reusing materials to minimize waste production guaranteeing a cleaner, healthier environment.
| Managing Director
“Creativity and ingenuity makes a leader stand out from the rest. Pearl of Arabia is creativity and Ingenuity at its best.” – Dilan Fernando
Managing Director at Pearl of Arabia, Dilan Fernando has been known to constantly empower the team to share his view and passion that would propel the company to reach greater heights with sheer creativity and ingenuity. With his humble beginnings as an airport representative, he worked his way up to ensure that the travelling industry not only moves forward into the future but would create an enormous presence and need for travelling more than ever!
Under his supervision and expertise of more than 20 years, he knows how to appreciate quality service and systematic business transactions. Dilan and the team at Pearl of Arabia shows no sign of slowing down. With Initiative, Innovation, Passion and Commitment as key ingredients of this company, Dilan's vision of creativity and Ingenuity will soon be experienced by the travel and tourism world.
He can be contacted at
| Groups (MICE) Manager
"The Groups Department continues to excel in terms of providing our clients crafted experiences; experiences that create stories of magic and memorable moments. Whether it’s a group of leisure travelers or a corporate group, Pearl of Arabia offers quality services at all times " – Michelle Paras
With her impressive qualifications and professional experience of over 12 years in the UAE, Michelle brings her expertise to the MICE sector. Knowledgeable in the Hotel, Airline and Tourism industries alike, the MICE department at Pearl of Arabia is lead by a competent member.
The Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions projects are well handled with the right connections along with systematic service that inbound clients who have their MICE projects in the UAE continually appreciates.
Michelle can be contacted at
| Finance Manager
"The Financial aspect of a business is not just about numbers and excel sheets, to call yourself a successful finance executive, you must have the wit, the passion and the courage to risk it all with the hope of gaining it back 10 times more."- Prasanth P Joy
Finance Manager at Pearl of Arabia, Prasanth P Joy oversees that his team is trained with the same outlook to reach higher goals. With over 10 years of experience in finance handling, Pearl of Arabia along with its clients and suppliers will sure get more value out of their money. Working well with all other departments, the finance team corresponds and ensures that each package or arrangement is well budgeted and aligned accordingly. He can be contacted at
| Reservations Manager
"Overseas trips and holidays are basically spending quality time with people important to you as well as knowing that you can enjoy a trouble free journey . The FIT and reservations department boasts of its strong clientele of individual travelers both leisure and corporate We value the trust and expectation of these travelers which drives this department to push forward to offer services that reflect the high standards of Pearl of Arabia."
As FIT Manager, Irina uses her skills and training to direct her team to reach new goals and provide unparalleled service within the tourism industry. Supported by a team of professional agents, the FIT department is set to be taken cared of well by a competent, knowledgeable expert. Irina may be contacted at
| Contracting Manager
"Contracting means so much more than just signing deals, it's about creating the best possible win-win situation with our hotel partners. It's the relationship and business ethics that make the contracting department what it is today: polished and growing stronger."
Leading the contracting department, Marlon Moses has had years of experience in the hotel industry prior to joining Pearl of Arabia. With his expertise and insights, the contracting team continues to build and maintain effective partnerships with the best hotels in the UAE, guaranteeing our clients the best of everything. Marlon may be contacted at
| Tours & Transport Manager
"My job is basically crisis management. By the end of the day, customer satisfaction is all about solving problems. No matter how tiny the problem may seem. Customers need to feel that we go out and make sure they are well served. I want to make sure Pearl of Arabia does exactly that." – Ginu Pathrose
Bringing in his knowledge in coordinating transport for various groups, individuals, and VIPs, Ginu Pathrose, Tours and Transport Manager at Pearl of Arabia delivers quality work. He dedicates his services to all clients and is willing to assist them in anyway, availing himself 24-hours. With his area of expertise, our chauffeurs, guides, hotel and airport representatives are all guided and lead by Ginu who would guarantee you top service. He can be contacted at
| Transport Manager
"The key to client appreciation and continued client loyalty is the ability to anticipate: Anticipate the needs of our clients even before they realize it. The transport department prides itself with providing our clients with smooth transport anywhere in the UAE. Our drivers are punctual and display exceptional decorum at all times."
Sohail Nafees is Pearl of Arabia's transport supervisor and overlooks the schedule of all clients from our Airline Partners such as Air Astana and Air Arabia to name a few. He effectively designates each driver to their respective vehicles. With his experience in the transport business, which spans over a 2 decades, Sohail steers his team to achieve maximum effectiveness. Sohail may be contacted at
| Logistics Manager
"It's almost as scientific as rocket science. Logistics require planning and precision as well as the ability to think on the spot. I personally believe that Pearl of Arabia's logistics have become a vital component to the smooth sailing of the company"
Being a conversationalist and a problem solver has put Tony in charge of Pearl of Arabia's logistics. Excellently coordinating with each department to ensure every detail of their travel itinerary has been acknowledged. Tony is the overall 24/7 emergency contact person as well and with his years of practice, he and the rest of the POA team work hand-in-hand to deliver top service all throughout the UAE. Tony may be contacted at
| IT Manager and Web Services
"The littlest things one can improve are opportunities in disguise. These opportunities become great innovations in time. That is what the IT team at Pearl of Arabia is doing and continually enhancing."—Abdul Rahman
Abdul Rahman leads the IT department at Pearl of Arabia with his incessant need to improve what technology can already do, The B2B system which Pearl of Arabia is now operating with was made especially to cater to more than just you the FIT/leisure partner, we have made it our business to try and assist you with much more than just making a hotel booking.
The way technology is moving nowadays, Abdul and the rest of the IT department seeks greater progress and efficiency in all technological aspects. Keeping up with the era of technological advancements, Pearl of Arabia's IT team is geared up and ready to make it big!
He can be contacted at
| Our Team