INDIA'S Riya Group Enterprise has entered the Middle East market with the opening of an office in Dubai last week.
The new branch in Deira on Port Saeed Road has begun commercial operations and is the company's 10th overseas office. It is expected to serve clients in the region and help make inroads into the Middle East.
Flight bookings, holiday packages, travel insurance and visa services are some of the travel products the company is offering initially.
Chairman and managing director, GMJ Thampy, said: “The establishment of our first branch in Dubai complements the deepening of our presence in the international arena. Constant requests from our clients based outside the UAE have prompted us to expand."
Head – Middle East, George Thomas, said: “Dubai is the first step in our expansion plans for the region. The Middle East in general and UAE in particular play a key role in our future growth plans.”
The company also has offices in the US and Canada. With more than 50 branches across India, Riya's turnover now exceeds US$1 billion.