SPONSOR CON-X 2023: Interview Rami Assad, Managing Director Darina Holidays
Posted by Vero
We live in a period of great uncertainty, in which the main challenge for managers is decision-making. In Con-X we will talk about it, and for this reason we interviewed our CON-X sponsors in order for them to explain to us what are their challenges, their next decisions and experiences in the sector.
- We live in a period of high uncertainty, in which the main challenge for managers is decision-making. At Con-X we will talk about this, but could you tell us about your own case? How do you deal with decision-making in your company?
- In the past 2–3 years was a perfect training on how to do that, however I strongly believe at every challenge there is an opportunity which we have to discover and lessons we have to learn, as a leader … Decisions has to be made and on time in order to motivate a team and drive them into a success which was result at Darina Holidays into the best year records in 2021 in the entire company history, a growth 76.1% in 2022 & 35% growth forecast for 2023, but we ended Jan with 47%!
- Have you taken daring decisions in your company, and can you tell us some anecdotes?
- Yes I have done that during past 2 years, when shakes happened and most of the companies were trying to cut off the cost we have decided to invest more specially in people to make the recovery really fast and even better, that’s exactly what happened as we came back stronger of what we were before!
- What are your perspectives for this year? Where do you want to go?
- I am still positive specially about our Destination, and we can see that clearly in the growth mentioned above, we will continue with the same vision of specialized services & Direct product with the service more clients & Partner globally, what we are proud of today - & after Covid – is that we have never dropped our commitments or transparently with our partners rather we have invested more to maintain better standards.
- Why should CON-X participants talk to you, what can you offer them?
- It’s a simple approach, a destination management company that offer full services including FIT, Leisure Groups & MICE with its Direct Product only!
- What is your experience with the events organized by TravelgateX, would you recommend them to other companies?
- Definitely will recommend that, high-end networking event with a quality business meeting to exchange the ideas about our industry and its future!