Following our strategy to find partnerships in locations where clients need us we are pleased to inform you that Ermitra Travel in Iran has joined as affiliate-partner in our network. Ermitra Travel was founded in 1974 by the Shahmiri family and they employ over 60 staff. Their specialized areas of operations are individual packaged tours and corporate travel. The integration is in progress, details and the co-branded logo will be available on SharePoint shortly. Central point of contact is Mr Mani Shahmiri, Managing Director. (In addition to joining the ATPI Network, Ermitra will also remain a Lufthansa City Centre Franchisee.)
As of January we have expanded our Network in Latin America with a new partner in Santiago, Chile. Intertour Turismo has been in business for 38 years and is one of the oldest and most established travel companies in Chile. Intertour has a focus on corporate travel and servicing clients in the mining industry, universities, construction and movie industry. Intertour is also looking to expand their operations to Peru. Central point of contact is Mr Gianni Gentili, General Manager. The integration is in progress, details and the co-branded logo will be available on SharePoint shortly.
Also in January we have welcomed BTU in Austria as our new affiliate-partner. BTU (Business Travel Unlimited) was established in 1993 and since then they have grown to 9 locations and 125 staff. BTU mainly focuses on corporate travel but also operates in leisure travel and group- & incentive travel. Central points of contact is Dr Anja Meier, Director Sales & Account-management The integration is in progress, details and the co-branded logo will be available on SharePoint shortly.
Did you know? Our partner in Kenya, Brightways Travel & Tours have expanded their operations with new offices in Tanzania and South Sudan with on the ground assistance from Uganda. Advantages are that all locations are feeding into the same back-office system and invoicing can be offered in both local currency as well as USD.
Network Partner details can be found on SharePoint under Company Info in the Network area: https://SharePoint.atpi.com/sites/network/CompInfo/Pages/default.aspx