Expanding its portfolio with global leisure giants, such as Europamundo Vacations, Thomas Cook India & Satguru Travel Group, TravTips has established itself as a leisure genius catering to outbound leisure travellers. Suraj Mainat, Founder and CEO, TravTips shares with TRAVTALK their various feats over the years and strengthening their presence in the UAE catering to expats from Asia, Middle East and Europe.
TravTips, known for its customer-centric outlook, reliability and efficiency, has established itself as one of the fastest growing leisure travel companies in the UAE/ GCC region over the past decade. From its inception in 2013, their journey of success was inevitable, as one of their first feats was signing of the franchise agreement with Thomas Cook India, which is predominantly known for escorted group tours.
Suraj Mainat, Founder and CEO, TravTips, says, “Establishing TravTips brand in the UAE has been a great journey for us. Firstly, the main markets we cater to are the expats living in the UAE; Asian, Middle East, Western and European. Our unique feature is being customer centric, TravTips leisure experts understands the needs of the customer and offer appropriate leisure products with high level of service delivery; thereby strive to achieve excellence through Customer Happiness. Under TravTips brand we offer All Inclusive Escorted Group Tours for Asian community and Customized Tours bespoke arrangements for mid and high-income group travellers for all Nationalities.”
In 2016, TravTips had gained its brand loyalty and recognition as the leading leisure travel leader specialised in group tours and customized holidays. It is a leader when it comes to the outbound leisure sector, as it is by far one of the companies that have more than 25+ specialised curated leisure products to support their clientele.
An additional source of success pitched in when they signed as a distributor for Europamundo Vacations – world’s largest tour operator with guaranteed departures from two travellers. TravTips cater to both B2C and B2B with their varied travel brands. They offer a range of specialised outbound leisure products such as Group and Van tours, Customised Holidays, Educational Tours, Cruise Holidays and MICE to B2C & distribute Thomas Cook India in UAE & Europamundo Vacations in the region. Any business model requires a great deal of commitment to achieve success, from get go TravTips have been climbing its way to the top rung and today it’s one of the most successful group tour leisure leaders, customised or bespoke travel curators in the UAE. Their strength further magnified with merger and acquisition by global TMC giant Satguru Travel Group in 2021. In conclusion, Mainat reiterates, “ATM is one of the most important travel trade exhibitions in the world, this year we will be participating with our three main brands – TravTips, Thomas Cook India and Europomundo Vacations. I would like to take this opportunity to wish
exhibitors, buyers and global travel fraternity – a great success at this year’s ATM, which will be the first time, the
world meets with all borders open for travel.”