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Cruise representatives Discover the World open new Dubai office

Discover the World, a leader in global sales, marketing and distribution, with Holland America Line, Seabourn and Windstar among its clients, has opened a new Middle East office in Dubai this month.

Lakshmi Durai has been appointed as Discover the World Director in Dubai. With more than 30 years of travel experience in the Middle East region she has represented Royal Caribbean’s three brands, established her own sales and marketing company Travel Matrix in 2015 and successfully launched a cruise platform called CRUISEXPLORE, promoting more than 15 cruise brands across the region.

Lakshmi Durai (far right) has represented all three Royal Caribbean brands during her 30-year career

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“We are delighted to have Lakshmi and her team as our newest members of the Discover family,” said Ian Murray, Discover the World’s Executive Vice President.  “They have all the key sales ingredients we seek—high energy, market knowledge and experience and passion for travel that will accelerate our sales delivery across this important region.”

“Discover has been in the region for 26 years and the current portfolio of clients represented include Holland America Line and Seabourn, Windstar, Aeromexico, GOL, Caesars Entertainment and Affordable Car Hire,” added Murray.  “We look forward to future development and expansion of clients across this key region.”

Discover’s new Dubai office address is 2606, Indigo Icon, Cluster F, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai, UAE, the phone number is +971 4 4465703 and email address is lakshmi.durai@discovertheworld.co.

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