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Anchan...'We are at an advanced stage of reinforcing our digital capabilities'

Vasco Worldwide welcomes new COO

DUBAI, April 9, 2017

Dubai-based global travel service provider Vasco Worldwide has undertaken a management restructuring and has appointed travel industry veteran, Mahesh Anchan, as its new chief operating officer (COO) to lead the company’s innovative service forays.

In a statement, Vasco Worldwide also announced that it is enhancing its digital services capabilities and is set to offer a worldwide innovative click & travel model to travellers.

“We are at an advanced stage of reinforcing our digital capabilities with functional innovations that will appeal to new and old travellers. The switch we are making will help us transform from a travel service provider to an enabler of travel, significantly empowering our customers to seamlessly pick and choose from an array of best-in-class travel solutions at one source,” said Anchan.

He said these technology-powered solutions were the need of the hour for global travel services industry to cater to a tech-savvy generation of Millennials, who comprise the largest market in travel now with higher disposable incomes.

Anchan spearheads the development and management of the company’s service portfolio. The breadth of his expertise extends to business & sales process implementation, business development and brand positioning across the globe.  

“Vasco Worldwide continues to offer a variety of services from visa application support, travel insurance, hotel and airline booking, transportation and destination management, to best-of-breed telecommunication and travel retail products, but the new key to growth for us will be our digital platform,” said Anchan.

Prior to joining Vasco Worldwide, Mahesh was with VFS Global since 2004 and was instrumental in setting up the company’s operations in the Mena region. Starting with business development and projects management, Anchan was subsequently appointed as regional business development head for Identity and Citizen Services for Middle East and North Africa at VFS Global. - TradeArabia News Service

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