Ctrip, a travel agency for online and offline travel volume in China, has joined the RADIUS global network. RADIUS, a corporate travel management company, has also signed H.I.S. Co., Ltd., one of Japan’s top five travel agencies, and JJ Tour Service in Brunei. These additions significantly expand the network’s access and influence throughout Asia-Pacific. RADIUS has combined annual sales of over $19 billion and is comprised of 90 travel agencies in 80 countries around the world with more than 3,300 locations.
explained Chris Vasiliou, President and CEO of RADIUS.
Ctrip.com International Ltd. (CTRP) has a market capitalization of more than $4.5 billion and more than 10,000 employees servicing both business and leisure travelers. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has 13 branch offices in Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and other major cities. Ctrip provides over 37 million registered members with comprehensive services including hotel reservations, air ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management.
H.I.S. Co. Ltd (H.I.S) of Japan processed over $3 billion in total travel expenditure in 2009. H.I.S. is headquartered in Tokyo and employs over 4,100 people. The company prides itself on bi-lingual service excellence for both fulfillment and account management services for its corporate clients.
RADIUS also welcomed the Brunei travel agency, JJ Tour Service, to its global network. Founded in 1971, JJ Tour Service is the country’s fifth ranked professional travel services provider.