Published on : Friday, March 17, 2017
GTS started operation in the Kingdom in 1987 and is a fast emerging leader in business travel in the region. Known for its experience in managing travel logistics for corporate travellers across national, multi-national and government sectors, the company will provide support for the ATPI Group’s clients across Saudi Arabia.
This new partnership follows the appointment of new network partners in countries including Turkey, Poland, Chile, the Balkans and Sweden as the group continues to expand its global presence.
Graham Ramsey, chief executive officer, the ATPI Group, explains:
“Increasing our profile across the Middle East has been a key objective for us as business travel continues to grow in the region, particularly in the oil and gas industry. It is strategically important for us to have a footprint of offices in locations relevant to our clients. When looking for new network partners, we search for both regional and sector knowledge and we have found this expertise with GTS. We look forward to welcoming the GTS team as one of our valued network partners and to continually strengthen the expertise we offer our clients.”
Shailendra Phillips, general manager, GTS added:
“GTS has expert knowledge on travel management in the Middle East and we are glad to be able to bring this to ATPI’s clients. We are excited to be working together with the team at the ATPI Group and look forward to the benefits that the partnership will bring to our mutual businesses.”
The ATPI Group has a network of over 100 offices worldwide and is a global leader in travel management for corporate, shipping and energy businesses, sports and corporate event management and online travel technology.