In an exciting development, industry stalwarts David Sand (Uwin Iwin) and Daryl and Heidi Keywood (Walthers DMC) have announced a new business tourism partnership, Destination Business Solutions – Africa, offering PCO, DMC and event services across the African continent.
The company has offices in Nairobi covering East Africa, Lagos for West Africa and Cairo for North Africa. Southern Africa will be serviced in Johannesburg by the independently-owned Walthers DMC.
DBS chairman David Sand, commented: “Africa is fast becoming a focus of global investment. We believe our customers are looking for a one-stop solution for their client needs in Africa, and DBS Africa will be a big part of their future success. Our mission is to be the go-to team in Africa to create solutions together and deliver great quality service.”
Mr Keywood, the company chief executive officer, said: “For some time we have been looking to expand our coverage within Africa. Our local and international clients are already seizing the opportunities that Africa’s exciting growth offers. With this partnership, DBS Africa is able to meet the very high service levels demanded by international meeting and incentive managers across the continent.”
“The opportunity to pool more than 50 years of expertise that exists between Walthers DMC and Uwin Iwin proved irresistible. Uwin Iwin has successfully expanded into Africa and provides established on the ground infrastructure on which to build our destination business solutions offering. DBS is a truly African company, and we’ve got Africa covered,” Mr Keywood concluded.