Welcome to the World

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Why you should list your business?

Welcome to the World is disrupting the industry by eliminating commissions & giving back the power to YOU. Watch the video to learn how.

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Power of the middle man

The key problem in the travel industry

High Commissions

Online Travel Agencies (OTA’s) charge commissions of 15% – 30% and have significant pricing control.

Marketing spend

Combined OTA spending on Digital Marketing is $9 billion. Making it impossible for independent businesses to effectively reach their audience.

Lack of Awareness

Travellers are often unaware of direct booking benefits them and the industry. Despite increased demand, no easy way exists to book directly.

Driving direct bookings through video inspiration

Our game-changing solution


Discover your next destination via inspiring video content, prepare your ultimate trip and find the best places to sleep, eat, do, discover, socialise, and shop


We charge 0% commission! when you click the ‘Book Directly’ button you support the business in avoiding high commission paid to Online Travel Agencies.


Get rewarded with unique benefits as a traveller because you book directly through our platform. Enjoy a welcome drink, 2-for-1 offers, exclusive discounts and much more.

Join the movement!


Are you tired of paying high commissions to Online Travel Agencies? You are not alone! Join Welcome to the World and list your property to drive direct bookings to your own website. Get started for FREE or get in touch with our local partners for marketing opportunities in your region.


Are you ready to feed more hungry travellers? List your restaurant on Welcome to the World and show what you have to offer. Get started for FREE or get in touch with our local partners for marketing opportunities in your region.


Are you ready to entertain or educate more travellers? List your activity on Welcome to the World and start receiving direct bookings via your own booking channel. Get started for FREE or get in touch with our local partners for marketing opportunities in your region.


Are you a tourism board or lifestyle destination that would like to attract more travellers? Get in touch with our team to explore the opportunities for your destination.

Who is already with us?

Jeroen Elmendorp

General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai

We were quick to seize the opportunity of supporting the Welcometotheworld.com initiative, which will serve as a new benchmark in global tourism recovery

Marcel Romein

General Manager at Hotel Amsterdam De Roode Leeuw

“Welcome to Amsterdam shows the world why everybody is talking about our beautiful city. It creates findability and stimulates direct contact between guests or visitors and hotels, restaurants, attractions, museums and more”

Nick Alvis

Chef Patron at folly

This platform will support the hospitality industry and businesses in reaching a wider audience of travellers and tourists.  In a time where most lead generation platforms and marketing tools are always tied in with a fee without guarantee of lead generation, this non-commission driven platform is considered an innovative resource that will benefit both businesses and travellers, especially in the hospitality industry.

Jeroen van den Berg

General Manager at Trampo Extreme

“With so many things to do in Dubai, it takes a marketing fortune to make yourself visible to the international audience. Through this platform we can focus on what we are good at, entertaining the customer, while they take care of the visibility”

Discover over 175 destinations

Welcome to the World hosts over 175 destinations with a selection of curated video content. You can list your travel business in any city around the world for free. Are you based in one of the countries below? Great, get in touch with our local team to explore marketing and partnership opportunities. Join our fast-growing network of businesses with your inspirational content today!

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Do you have any burning questions or enquiries? Get in touch with our teams today!

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