The Traveller Global (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka’s largest outbound travel operator, has launched The Travel Cart, a comprehensive online travel agency service which fulfills the company’saim of expansion, via a business-to-business system that converts the day to day activities of a travel agency to an online platform.
The Travel Cart is also designed to encourage entrepreneurship while providing ease of access to travel related services.
The Travel Cart combines the expertise of The Travellers Global’s near three decades of experience in the industry, with state of the art technology to create an Online Travel Agency (OTA) that allows users to access a range of services including flight bookings, a visa advisory, hotel reservations, train tickets, airport transfers, Aero Express transfers, car rental, excursions, tours and insurance.
Director of The Travel Cart, Rifard Rizmi explained, “Travel and technology make for a very logical mix. We see many trends and changes that are taking place, with even airlines moving towards offering customer friendly services via the introduction of mobile apps, today, everything is just a click away!We are working towards being pioneers in the online B2B travel agency service in Sri Lanka and that is what we have achieved with The Travel Cart”.
The Travel Cart is open to everyone since it can be operated by anyone from anywhere in the world. Users have an opportunity of having a 24-hour access to services which are all available at market competitive prices.
Users are automatically linked with some of the best suppliers in the trade. The hotel reservation platform has a diverse range to choose, while where air fares are concerned, the support from the Amadeus system provides options for roundtrip, one way as well as multi city. All pricing is given on an all inclusive basis ensuring that the consumer will have access to some of the best deals available.
All the services are available for travel in Sri Lanka; some also extend to other destinations, while others are available for anywhere in the world. The Travel Cart is linked to the best international suppliers, guaranteeing a steady flow of the most amazing deals.
Excursions and Tours can be customized, as can Travel Insurance packages. The Travel Cart also offers visa consultation services including providing links to the relevant forms, as well as a checklist of all the documents required for each application process.
The Travel Cart is a comprehensive online travel portal unlike any other found in Sri Lanka, incorporating all these components, and offering users an easy to use operational system that causes no infrastructure or human resource expenditure, making it ideal for entrepreneurs.
“We are currently in phase one of our operations” says Rifard “Our intention is to expand The Travel Carts’ capability as we go along. Currently it is the perfect option for those who wish to make their own travel arrangements online and also serves as an ideal platform for anyone offering travel trade related service like hotels, car rental services etc to promote their business via the site. Those who wish to use The Travel Cart but would like the infrastructure customized under their brand name, has the option of selecting our Dominion package.”