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Thursday, July 25, 2013

STIC Travel Group announces exclusive contest for Travel Agents

STIC Travel Group, one of the leading travel companies in India, announced ‘STIC-to-Travel’contest for travel agents nationwide. A joint promotion with Amadeus, leading IT Solutions Company, the contest is open to travel companies using the Amadeus Global Distribution System for bookings. The contest is centered around tickets issued by agents on airlines represented by STIC in India such as SriLankan Airlines, Mihin Lanka, Air China, Royal Brunei, Ukraine International and Ethiopian Airlines.

Giving a background on the thought behind the contest, Ms Richa Goyal Sikri, Director – Group Business Development at STIC Travel Group says - “This is a landmark year for us as we complete four decades in the travel industry. While there are multiple events and activities being planned to mark this special occasion, we wanted to also involve the travel trade community who have been crucial to our success. The objective was to conduct a nation-wide contest that would be engaging and rewarding for agents. We hope its well received and look forward to active participation from our travel industry friends.”

‘STIC-to-Travel’ will have multiple winners and one Grand winner. The objective is to engage and reward agents and simultaneously highlight our airline partners in India. There are prizes for ‘Rising Star’ agents as well. These would primarily be for new agents who have done commendable business for specific airlines represented by STIC Travel Group.

Commenting on the occasion Ankur Bhatia, Director, Amadeus India added “We are delighted to partner with STIC and organize this exclusive contest for our travel partners as this gives us an opportunity not just to strengthen our over a decade old relationship with STIC but also help in marketing our products in expanded networks in the world. Events of this calibre help in creating awareness about the brand as well as the industry among the traders and further promote sales.”

About STIC Travel Group:

STIC Travel Group is one of the most renowned travel service providers in India and South Asia. Established in 1973 by Mr. Subash Goyal, STIC was inaugurated by the then Minister of Civil Aviation & Tourism (Honorable Dr. Karan Singh). Today STIC has become one of the largest travel groups in India with offices in all major cities. The company represents some of the world's best travel, aviation, tourism, cruise and hotel brands exclusively in India, including Airlines such as - United Airlines, Air China, Sri Lankan Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Mihin Lanka, Aero Mexico, Caribbean Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Air Madagascar and Royal Brunei; Cruise Lines such as - Holland America Line, Windstar Cruises and Seabourn; and Wyndham Hotel Group.  

STIC is focused on bringing the best of the world to India's doorstep. The group’s services extend to airline marketing, sales and management; cargo and charters; private air charter tours; cruises; hotels; holidays; student and youth travel services; and airport operations. Having won several awards and accolades, STIC credits its success to its team of highly trained professionals. Know more on the latest travel offers on our Facebook page. You can also follow us on Twitter.

About Amadeus:

Amadeus
 is a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry. Customer groups include travel providers (e.g. airlines, hotels, rail and ferry operators, etc.), travel sellers (travel agencies and websites), and travel buyers (corporations and travel management companies).

The Amadeus group employs around 10,000 people worldwide, across central sites in Madrid (corporate headquarters), Nice (development) and Erding (operations), as well as 73 local Amadeus Commercial Organisations globally. 

The group operates a transaction-based business model. For the year ended December 31, 2012 the company reported revenues of €2,910.3million and EBITDA of €1,107.7 million.Amadeus is listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange under the symbol "AMS.MC" and is a component of the IBEX 35 index.

To find out more about Amadeus please visit www.amadeus.com