10.05.2013 in Group Companies by admin 0

Classic Travel – The Travel Service Provider Par Excellence

Classic Travel (CT) an IATA accredited subsidiary of the Expolanka conglomerate, boasts of 19 years of exemplary service to the Sri Lankan travel industry. CT specializes in providing a total travel solution to both the corporate and leisure markets.

The story of Classic Travel dates back to 1994, when the directors of Expolanka launched CT in order to facilitate the travel needs of Expolankians. The company was launched in a tiny space with only 7 employees. Classic Travel expanded slowly but steadily and began to make a name for itself as one of the most reliable and efficient travel solution providers in Sri Lanka.

Today, Classic Travel is headquartered in a sprawling office complex in Colombo 3. CT employs 160 people and has branches in Hambantota, Galle, the World Trade Centre, Ratnapura and in the Maldives. The company’s travel solutions range from airline ticketing and reservations, hotel reservations, customised and ready-made inbound/outbound holiday and tour packages, cruise, coach and train travel arrangements, traveler’s cheques, foreign exchange, airport transfers and other travel-related concerns.

Classic Travel is renowned for its value added services. It is the only travel agent in Sri Lanka to be open 24 hours, 365 days of the year. Passengers 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. CT also offers an in-house photo studio, visa services, BIA lounge vouchers, online bookings and travel consultancy. These unique facilities are part of Classic Travel’s goal of making travel a painless and convenient process.

Over the years, the professionalism of Classic Travel has earned it an array of prestigious awards. The company has received numerous accolades from Srilankan Airlines, Emirates, Singapore Airlines, Malaysian Airlines and Saudi Arabian Airlines in recognition of its services and performance.
At present, Classic Travel has more than 95,000 fans on Facebook; this is by far the largest number of fans for a Sri Lankan travel agent.  CT is today recognized as a travel service provider par excellence and as a company that ventures beyond the expectations of clients. Classic Travel can be proud that it is providing innovative and value added services whilst being an ethical and socially responsible corporate citizen.

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