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Travellanda launches over 18,000 activities

Travellanda launches over 18,000 activities

Travellanda, the fastest-growing wholesale travel company in the UK, has just added over 18,000 activities to its portfolio of over 300,000 hotels, which are all bookable online by travel agents and tour operators.

The activities span 678 destinations in 132 countries and include an extensive portfolio of conventional sightseeing excursions as well as numerous exciting and unusual things tourists can do when they are abroad. For example, in Paris, Travellanda now offers a choice of 162 classic sightseeing tours and museum visits, 67 activities themed around cruising and outdoor adventures, and 45 themed around gastronomy, wine and nightlife.

Exotic and unusual pursuits include all kinds of cultural and dramatic performances, balloon rides over spectacular scenery, exhilarating zip line excursions above forests, dune buggy rides through the desert, submarine safaris amongst coral reefs, sunset cruises, pub crawls, walking tours tasting street food, cooking and cocktail-making classes and even a visit to the Sumo Stable in Tokyo to see the sport’s stars close-up.

Denise Atkinson, Head of Sales & Marketing, said: “It’ the wonderful and unusual things one sees and does when travelling that make the journey memorable. So, I am delighted Travellanda is now able to help tour operators and travel agents put together a much more comprehensive and engaging travel experience for their clients. I am also confident that when they do so, they will simultaneously improve both customer satisfaction and revenue!”

Arzu Sutcu, Head of Online, concluded: “It is often said that travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. We are thrilled to expand Travellanda offer and to help our partners create a complete and captivating journey. It isn´t just the hotels and the transport, but the fabulous experiences on the trip, that we are now able to provide, from diving with white sharks in South Africa to making a digestive liqueur on a farm in Mallorca.”

As a leading B2B Accommodation Wholesaler, Travellanda is one of the travel industry’s fastest growing companies. It has grown to over 40 staff and a turnover exceeding £60 million in less than eight years. Through cutting edge technology, it provides highly competitive wholesale rates on an inventory of over 300,000 hotels worldwide. Using the Travellanda XML Connectivity, Online Reservation System or White Label solution, travel agencies, tour operators, B2B online systems and OTA’s have access to a wide range of hotels and apartments from self-catering and one-star accommodation to deluxe five-star properties. Travellanda’s head office is in London and it has local offices in Bangkok and Istanbul.

Travellanda was recently listed in the FT 1,000, which is a ranking compiled by the Financial Times of the top 1,000 companies in 31 countries across Europe that have achieved the highest percentage growth in revenue.