Classic Travel appointed as Sri Lankan partner for Egencia

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Leading travel solutions provider Classic Travel, a subsidiary of Expolanka Holdings reached a strategic partnership with Egencia, a world class full-service corporate travel solutions company. Accordingly, Classic Travel will serve Egencia’s global clients, following Egencia’s processes while delivering local value. Egencia provides expert local service to more than 10,000 clients in more than 60 countries around the world. Commenting on the partnership Classic Travel Chief Executive Officer Suresh Mendis said, “We at Classic, greatly value our partnership with Egencia. With our value added services and excellent client handling skills we will ensure that the global clients of Egencia would be handled by us with true professionalism.” As part of the Expedia group, the world’s largest travel company, Egencia provides avant-garde companies with the ability to drive compliance and cost savings in their travel programs, while meeting the needs and requirements of the modern business traveller. Egencia blends travel agency services, innovative travel technology, and global travel market expertise to deliver solutions and cost-savings to companies. Egencia Asia Pacific Managing Director Kyle Davis said, “We are proud to partner with Classic Travel in Sri Lanka. Egencia and Classic Travel together, are able to provide excellent levels of customer service to Sri Lankan customers and travellers that are consistent with the quality experiences received around the world. Our partnership is also a reflection of our global clients’ interest to expand their managed travel programs into Sri Lanka’s growing business region.” Classic Travel Ltd., incorporated in 1994, is an IATA accredited travel agent based in Sri Lanka. A member of the prestigious Expolanka Group of Companies, Classic Travel specialises in providing a total travel solution to both the corporate and leisure markets. Whilst being strategically located in the heart of Colombo with branches in World Trade Centre, Hambantota, Galle, Ratnapura, Katunayake, Bangladesh and also in the Maldives, Classic Travel is the only travel agent in Sri Lanka to be open 24 hours, 365 days of the year. Travellers can call or walk in anytime to obtain flight information, purchase air tickets, book hotels or even just to discuss their future holiday travel plans.