The Netherlands

Netherlands

connectworldwide The Netherlands
Address: Anna Blamanlaan 33
2104 SC Heemstede | The Netherlands
Tel: +31-(0) 23-547 0623
Toll Free: +31-(0) 23-547 1618
timdiets

Agency Management: Tim P. Diets

Key team members: Desiree Diets – Director of Sales & Marketing

Number of years in the travel industry: 29 years

Past Work Experience:
During his twenty nine year career in tourism, he has served as a sales and marketing manager for the Benelux countries with international hotel chains, car rental companies, destination management companies and airlines. He has worked with major players in the world’s Tourism Marketplace, including Steigenberger Hotels,  Hotel Des Indes, Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, SAS Radisson  Hotels, Hyatt Hotels,  and Alamo Rent a car (among many other). In addition, he was Board member/Manager of  Dutch Visit USA Committee for more than 10 years..

Education:
Management School The Hague, International Conference Management.

Member of professional organizations:
Skål International
Dutch Visit USA Committee
Belgium Visit USA Committee
HSMAI
MPI

Languages:

Fluent: Dutch, German & English                      Intermediate: French


Our expertise: CWW The Netherlands /connectworldwide provides outsourced global travel representation in the areas of sales, marketing, and PR specifically for the Travel Industry. Our focus is on international market expansion and revenue development for our clients. We have global reach and local impact.

Specific Market Info:

Market Conditions

Nearly 17 million people live in the Netherlands. The Dutch enjoy a high standard of living and compared with the Eurozone average unemployment is low. However, the economy is expected to contract in 2013 with only weak growth in 2014. Up to 75% of the population of the Netherlands is able to speak English. The retirement age has recently increased to 67.

The Dutch are very travel minded both for leisure and business. 18.6 Mln holidays are spend abroad, from which 8 mln in hotels. Main destinations are Germany, France, Belgium, but also longwhole destinations like USA and the Far East are very popular. Total spend abroad holidays abroad  is € 12.89 billion.

Nederland heeft  bijna 17 miljoen inwoners.  Nederlanders hebben over het algemeen een hogere levenstandaard en een lager werkloosheid cijfers dan de overige Europeanen. Toch is de economie in 2013 gekrompen en voor 2014 is de verwachting slechts een kleine groei van de economie . 75% Van de Nederlandse bevolking spreekt Engels. De pensioen gerechtigde leeftijd is gestegen naar 67 jaar. Nederlanders reizen over het algemeen veel en graag. 18.6 miljoen vakanties werden afgelopen jaar gespendeerd in het buitenland waarvan 8 miljoen in hotels. Belangrijkste bestemmingen zijn : Duitsland, Frankrijk en Belgie. Maar ook verre bestemmingen als de US en het Verre Oosten zijn erg populair. Totale vakantie uitgaven in het buitenland is € 12.89 biljoen.

Our Services

CWW Benelux specializes in sales & marketing representation, strategic account management and partnerships with Global Travel Management Companies as well as Procurement buyers and local travel consortia. We have a well experienced team based in The Netherlands knowledgeable in all key market segments such as Leisure, Groups, Corporate & MICE.

We can offer Global Representation with Local Contacts

CWW Benelux is gespecialiseerd in sales & marketing representatie, strategisch accountmanagement en onderhoud jarenlange relaties met de wereldwijde TMC’s, maar ook zeer bekend met de inkopers van lokale consortia en corporate accounts. We hebben een zeer ervaren team gevestigd in Nederland met kennis van zaken in alle segmenten van de reisindustrie; zakelijke, vrije tijd, groepen, vergaderingen en incentives.

Wij bieden een  wereldwijde representatie met lokale contacten.

CWW Benelux

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