EXIMTUR Joins UNIGLOBE Travel
Bucharest, 14th February 2017
EXIMTUR has become a Global Partner of UNIGLOBE Travel International in Romania.
EXIMTUR Business, a division of EXIMTUR that specialises in providing integrated services for corporate event management was the most dynamic business unit of EXIMTUR in 2016, achieving an increase of 16% in total revenues compared to 2015.
EXIMTUR Business Division consists of 35 highly knowledgeable experts, based in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara and Sibiu, who service more than 120 corporate clients across the country. In 2016 EXIMTUR Business Division successfully managed several major events, including the International Transilvania Film Festival and “Interferente” International Theatre Festival, both with an attendance of hundreds of Romanian and international guests.
EXIMTUR Business success is due to our utmost focus on providing quality services to our clients; the dedication and experience of our people; and our significant investment in state-of-the-art technology.
EXIMTUR Business generated 69% of the total company sales in 2016. As a logical next step EXIMTUR Senior Management has decided to join a well-recognised global travel management network, UNIGLOBE™ Travel International to further support EXIMTUR’s business objectives and enthusiasm to grow.
“By joining UNIGLOBE we have access to high performing, international business travel management systems. The openness towards state-of-the-art travel technology, reservation systems and tools optimising prices and fees; the more efficient handling of our clients’ needs; the access to carefully selected suppliers supported by our global network –are the main advantages of our affiliation to UNIGLOBE, which will turn into better services to our corporate clients”, says Ms. Lucia Nora Morariu, EXIMTUR CEO.
“We are delighted to welcome EXIMTUR to our growing network of Global Partners,” says Derek Hearl-Maunder, President of UNIGLOBE Europe, Middle East, and Africa. “This partnership is a significant win-win! Our international scope will translate into advantages and savings for EXIMTUR and its clients, while EXIMTUR's leadership and strong presence in Romania will strengthen our brand recognition!“
Founded in 1993, EXIMTUR is one of the leading travel companies in Romania, with 28 agencies, owned and franchises, in 19 Romanian cities. EXIMTUR has 4 main divisions: business travel and event management (www.eximtur.ro/business), leisure travel (www.eximtur.ro), incoming (www.romaniaforall.com) and tourism school.
At the end of 2016, EXIMTUR team employed 156 travel consultants.
EXIMTUR’s 2016 turnover was EUR 47,000,000 with a profit of EUR 300,000. The Company provided travel services for 236,000 clients and paid taxes and levies amounting to over EUR 1,000,000 to the Romanian state budget.
Last year, EXIMTUR was awarded for performance in tourism by the Romanian National Council of Small and Medium Sized Private Enterprises and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania, at the "National Top of Private Companies from Romania" Gala (Gala Națională a Firmelor Private).
About UNIGLOBE Travel International
Working globally to serve clients locally across more than 60 countries, UNIGLOBE Travel leverages current technologies and preferred vendor pricing to deliver leading edge travel management services and save clients time and money on business and vacation travel planning. For more than 30 years, corporate and leisure travellers have depended on the UNIGLOBE brand to deliver services that go beyond expectations. UNIGLOBE™ Travel International Limited Partnership is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.