Aitken Spence Overseas Travels is expanding its current operations to Matara, Kurunegala, Kandy and Ratnapura. The expansion thus introduces services such as flight reservations and ticket issuance, hotel accommodation, visa services, traveler’s cheques and currency, travel insurance, airport transfers, tour packages and delivery of travel documents to a wider regional population.
The outbound travel arm of the leading diversified conglomerate is currently functioning two branch offices in Jaffna and Wellawatte.
In addition to offering a special selection of holiday ideas and programs on destinations across the world, the company provides the option of selecting from their pre-packaged deals or designing a tailor-made itinerary to suit one’s individual needs.
“These regional commercial centres are home to a considerable number of small and medium scale businesses which are increasingly international in their outlook. We expect demand from the business as well as the leisure traveler” stated Sasi Ganeshan, Managing Director.
Outlining what the newly established corporate identity in line with the Aitken Spence Group’s rebranding exercise, Mr. Ganeshan commented:
“Corporate offerings have been designed to reach beyond the boundaries of a mere supplier, to that of a travel consultant who will walk that extra mile and a half to achieve customer satisfaction.”
General Manager of Aitken Spence Overseas Travels Mr. Nishantha Seneviratne pointed out:
“All holidays are planned by well-trained consultants, who have extensive knowledge and experience on a variety of countries, personally visited by them. The close relationship shared with major airlines, reputed tour operators and hotel suppliers has enabled the company to offer a tremendous selection of tour options at reasonable prices.”
Aitken Spence Overseas Travels recently bagged the award for highest revenue growth from Cathay Pacific. Overseas Travels also possess the General Sales Agency (GSA) for Tradewinds, a member of Singapore Airlines and provider of hotel accommodation, tours and travels to destinations of your choice. In addition, the company is the general sales agent for Rail Europe, a rail network that covers 22 countries in Europe.
Train travel offers many benefits such as flexibility of unlimited stopovers, choice of routes and departure times, geographical diversity, save on night accommodation - overnight trains, travel to virtually every corner of Europe in comfort, it operates all year round and provides absolute value for money.