As of October 1 we have a new partner in Istanbul, Turkey. TatilSepeti Kurumsal is a full service TMC with offices in Istanbul on both sides of the Bosporus and one in Antalya. With 250 staff they rank among the top agencies in Turkey for corporate, leisure and events business. Their recent focus on the marine sector fits perfectly with our strategy and needs in the region.
As of October 1 we have a new partner in Gdynia, Poland. Grupa Travel is the leading marine specialist in Poland and also operates corporate travel and events departments. With an annual turnover of approx. USD 15 Million serviced by their staff of 36 people Grupa Travel is an excellent new member for our Network. Implementation for the first shared clients has already started.
From December 1st Yeca Travel has joined the ATPI Network as our new partner in South Korea. Established in 2002 they have developed to be a solid player in the Korean Corporate market. From their office in Seoul they handle an annual volume of approx. USD 13M, 70% of which is in Corporate Travel and 30% in MICE. The integration process has started and is expected to be concluded in Q1 2016.
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
Talks are in progress with potential partners in Mexico, Iran, Serbia and Chile. We hope we can present them as our new partners in the next Newsletter.