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Travel Management

 July 02, 2012
ITP Adds Partner In Sri Lanka - A. Baur & Co. (Travel) Ltd.

 ITP - International Travel Partnership now has a travel partner in Sri Lanka with the appointment of A. Baur & Co. (Travel) Ltd. based in Colombo.

Ian Epps, Director of Partnership Relations with ITP, said, "A Baur & Co. (Travel) Ltd is a long-established company with a rich heritage and covers all key areas of Travel with a strong focus on corporate clients. Having a partner in Sri Lanka complements ITP's existing coverage in the region and provides additional opportunities for regional customer support. We are very pleased to be working alongside such an experienced team in Sri Lanka with such a broad range of services, and strong company values based upon individual and corporate integrity."

Rajiv Guruswamy, A. Baur & Co. (Travel) Ltd's Head of Outbound Travel, said, "We are extremely excited to be appointed as ITP partners in Sri Lanka and it is a privilege to be a part of such a dynamic and fast growing team. I know from experience the immense value of being a part of a travel management network having worked with one prior to joining A.Baur & Co. (Travel) Ltd.

Looking at all the processes and the commitment of the ITP team, it is clear that ITP is becoming increasingly effective and competitive. My assurance and commitment is readily available along with my team to all ITP partners and their clients 24/7."

A. Baur & Co (Travel) Ltd.

A. Baur & Co. (Travel) Ltd. is the Travel Division of A. Baur & Co. (Pvt.) Ltd. which was established in 1897 in Colombo and employs over 550 people. Other businesses include Import, Export, Distribution, Manufacturing and Agency Business in Agriculture, Healthcare, Industrial Raw Materials, Exports, Airlines, Travel, Optics, Machinery and Engineering.

The Travel division includes Leisure and Incoming and specialises in Nature and Wildlife tours. The Outbound Division offers a broad range of Travel Management services focusing strongly on corporate travel including groups, incentives and meeting organisation. A. Baur & Co. (Travel) Ltd. is fully-licensed by IATA and clients include many 'blue chip' corporate customers with a mix of well-known global brands and prominent local companies.

Their broad range of services takes in a complete 'end-to-end' service including consulting, individual traveller profiles, insurance, visas, on-line check-in, transfers and foreign exchange services. Provision of management information, frequent flyer programme management and ability to book low cost carriers all make A. Baur & Co. (Travel) Ltd. a true 'one-stop shop' for corporate clients and their travellers -- all supported by a full 24 hour service.