Destination Asia has appointed Avant Garde, South America’s largest DMC representation company founded by Sidney Alonso to represent and promote Destination Asia’s meetings and incentive, corporate meetings and leisure business in South America.
As Destination Asia continues to expand, Sidney will align Avant Garde services with the growing demand of business and leisure travel to Asia from South America. The partnership will provide customers with ‘world best’ Asia operations supported by in-market sales and marketing expertise. The new investment will complement Destination Asia’s existing sales and marketing team located in their Head Office in Bangkok.
A Brazilian native, Sidney holds a degree in International Relations and more than 25 years’ experience in the travel industry. Launching Avant Garde in 2006, the company now has offices in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. Sidney will head the South America office, Avant Garde Argentina, with the support of Rosina Gomes de Freitas and Ofelia Barrios in Avant Garde Mexico.
Destination Asia said, “Avant Garde’s extensive knowledge and high attention to customer service complements Destination Asia’s values in delivering not only superlative travel services, but in exceeding client expectations.”
Destination Asia’s focus on Asia-only operations positions them to deliver unparalleled value to customers seeking unique experiences. Their position within the market will now be significantly enhanced by the expertise of Avant Garde.
The Destination Asia operating offices to be represented by Avant Garde are Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos and Burma.