Africa and Middle Eastern expansion for ATPI: Four new partners added to international network
Published:June 7, 2022
We are delighted to announce we have expanded our Africa and European footprint with the appointment of four new network partners in Gabon, Rwanda. Liberia and Israel. The latest expansion further enhances our global network, taking the total number of countries served by the full network to 76.
As we continue to enhance our Africa footprint, the Libreville, Gabon-based Omed Voyages Sarl has been added as a network partner, while Kigali-based agency Rickshaw Travels Rwanda Ltd joins the network extending our existing partnership with Rickshaw Group Tanzania. In Liberia, JOS Travel and Tours, located in the capital Monrovia, supports both the corporate travel and mining and resources specialisms of ATPI.
Serving corporate travel clients across particularly Europe and the USA, Israel travel agency Mona Tours Ltd’s Rishon’s Lezion office also joins the expanding portfolio bringing strong local knowledge of the Israeli market, giving our global clients access to a highly regarded local service.
In addition to four new partners, we have also replaced our partners in Japan and Portugal with Tokyo-based Tobu Top Tours Co Ltd and Wide Travel respectively joining the network. Featuring offices in both Lisbon and Oporto, Wide Travel brings significant expertise in the marine and energy, and corporate travel sectors. Both new partners are greatly aligned with our client service-led approach.
Michel Habich, international network director, ATPI, comments:
“Our continually expanding network of hand-picked partners empowers our combined footprint across more than 100 offices around the world. Key strategic locations that are important to our global clients with operations in Africa and Europe, particularly those in marine and energy industries. We ensure our partners are the best-in-the-business and operate to the highest standards of personal service delivery, duty of care and sector expertise.”
The announcement of three new network partners follows on closely from the news of our strategic partnership with Lufthansa City Center which further enhanced our presence in the German market and contributed to our significant international expansion in 2022.
New network partners are backed with industry-leading technology and data support, training and access to our multinational capabilities, servicing specialist sectors like energy, marine, sports and events, as well as the Direct ATPI Global Travel organisation. All of our clients – wherever they are in the world – enjoy access to local service in the destinations important to their business, expert client engagement, as well as the benefits of multinational scale.