Colombo-based travel agency joins Uniglobe global network

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Flyinstyle, seizing the opportunity to be linked with a well-known brand name and an influential world-wide network, Colombo-based travel agency owners Marlon Fernando and Mashish Hamid have joined the Uniglobe Travel (South Asia) network opening the doors of Uniglobe in Colombo. “After spending 15 years in the travel industry, we knew we needed a global brand-name and network to help us ahead in a constantly changing environment,” said Hamid.  “In today’s travel industry, only the strongest voices are recognised.” Uniglobe Travel is the world’s largest single brand travel franchise organisation, with more than 750 locations operating in over 50 countries worldwide. “Uniglobe Travel has an excellent relationship with key suppliers and technologies in the industry,” said Fernando.  “Our affiliation with them will help open doors for both our corporate and leisure clients.” Since its inception, Uniglobe Travel has built its own niche planning travel for small to medium-size companies while maintaining a high level of service to large corporate accounts and leisure travelers. This service includes an emergency help desk available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, a global fare search program to ensure the lowest fares when traveling abroad and special rates for hotel accommodations and car rentals. “With Uniglobe Travel, I can have the best of both worlds,” said Hamid.  “I can be my own boss while drawing on the support of a global organisation which has a proven system for serving millions of consumers around the world.” Ritika Modi, Regional President of Uniglobe Travel (South Asia) says Uniglobe Flyinstyle Travel will participate in the Uniglobe Agency onstream program which is a detailed process that provides agencies with the tools and resources needed to achieve success “The Uniglobe Way.” Uniglobe Flyinstyle Travel is a member of the Uniglobe Travel International global franchise system. Uniglobe is the world’s largest single-brand travel franchise company with more than 750 locations operating in over 50 countries, that specialise in providing travel services to small to mid-sized corporate clients and to leisure passengers looking for a great land-based or cruise vacation. Uniglobe services include a 7-day, 24-hour customer call centre providing assistance to travelers worldwide. The organisation was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada with its South Asia regional headquarters located in New Delhi, India.