Classic Travel Maldives revamps operations and services

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Leading travel solutions provider Classic Travel (CT) recently re-branded its Maldives branch in terms of facilities and services. The office is located in the picturesque island of Male and is equipped with state-of-the-art computer reservation systems with a host of other services. CT Maldives specialises in both inbound and outbound travel solutions and the core reason to restructure their services was to keep in line with the top notch services and solutions provided at the CT offices around Sri Lanka and thus the decision was made. In addition, a new logo was launched to match the official travel branding of the company. Speaking on the revamp, Chief Executive Officer Suresh Mendis said: “Although Classic Travel Maldives has been in the forefront of travel business activities in the Maldives over a period of three years, we felt that the time had come for us to revamp the branding, services and operations of the organisation that will be in line with all aspects and processes in Sri Lanka. The variety of services and value added services will not only bring about more business but it will also provide its existing clientele and new with unmatched solutions that will assist their every travel requirement.” Classic Travel services include; air ticketing and reservations, hotel reservations in Maldives and worldwide, assistance with handling visas and visa formalities, assistance with Hajj &Umrah visas, Hajj and Umrah packages, star cruise packages, assistance in arranging travel insurance and airport transfers.  Classic Travel value added services include 24hr reservation hotlines 7970552/7970553, enrolling and updating with airline frequent flyer programs, delivery of tickets, airport transfers in Colombo, filling up embarkation cards, online check-in for Male and Colombo, access to lounge facilities at the Bandaranaike International Airport, SMS alerts on bookings and memberships at Classic Travel Maldives Director Shazia Ibrahim and Branch Operations Manager Gayan Edirisinghe said: “This will be a great opportunity to increase the awareness of the Classic Travel brand in Maldives, the same way CT is regarded in Sri Lanka. These added services will provide the customers with a total travel solution and we are looking forward to obtaining more clientele and service many corporate accounts this year ensuring our highest commitment in all our undertakings.” 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, CT 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 Maldives, CT 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.