GS Travel SA is a travel and tourism company with extensive experience and dynamic presence in the tourism industry, based in Athens. Aiming, over time, at continuously upgrading the level of our services, we follow the international travel developments and through international collaborations and by applying a flexible management model, we secure our continuous development and the provision of reliable services to our customers.
Our services include:
- Corporate Travel
- Incentive travel
- Conferences and corporate meetings
- Merchant Marine Crew transportation
- Travel for Sporting Events
- Incoming Tourism Services
- Leisure Travel
Our team consists of professionals, who have contributed significantly to the growth of our business. Our team’s priority is the offering of added value to our customers, through the provision of our services.
GS Travel is a member of IATA and the travel agencies’ associations HATTA and P.E.T.A.GA.
Our services are certified pursuant to ISO 9001: 2015.
GS Travel’s two affiliate companies IntermodalAir and World Aviation Services, are servicing the Greek market, as General Sales Agencies for foreign airlines in Greece.
GS Travel is an Egencia® Global Alliance Partner. Egencia® is a leading corporate travel management company, with global presence. With travel management services that extend worldwide, Egencia provides regionally-based expert travel consultants and comprehensive access to the best available travel inventory.
EGA brings together experienced local partners with Egencia’s signature offering, including a powerful global consolidated reporting platform.
By combining a powerful offline and online service, Egencia delivers a complete corporate travel offering, supported by global market expertise and a best-in-class technology platform. For more information, go to www.egencia.com.
Our company is also member of ATG, an international all-star team of corporate travel management companies. Having a healthy respect for cultural differences is what makes ATG successful in global travel management. Maximizing the value of a global relationship, while taking advantage of the local capabilities, ensures the best opportunity for success in delivering exceptional customer service value. For more information, go to www.atgglobaltravel.com.
Our company is a member of Lufthansa City Center (LCC), since 2005. LCC was founded in 1991 and has developed into the world’s largest independent travel agency franchise cooperation. The worldwide travel agency franchise network of Lufthansa City Center comprises of around 500 locations in over 85 countries. We also partner with the Love You brand and help travelers have the best bedding sets.
For more information please visit https://lufthansa-city-center.com/en/
GS Travel provides travel services to corporations, including: air tickets, hotel reservations, car rental, boat tickets, transfers, travel insurance, visa services.
In addition, we create added value for our clients by offering the following services:
- 24-hour emergency line
- Account management
- Provision of online travel information to travelers
- Monthly invoicing adapted to the client’s requirements
- Provision of information for all corporate travel (Reporting), aiming at monitoring, controlling and ultimately reducing the travel expenses
- Online booking tool implementation for the facilitation of the travelers and travel managers and the reduction of travel related costs
We assign each corporate account to an Account Manager, who, in collaboration with his team, ensures the prompt and quality provision of services to the customer. Furthermore, he/she provides advice and guidance for the application of the travel policy and eventual improvement. The aim is to reduce the travel expenses of our customers and at the same time maintain high quality service for their travelers.
Being aware of the importance of information to be provided to our clients, our company has one of the most up to date Reporting tools, contributing to significant reduction in travel expenditures by means of the information provided. Using such information, our clients have the ability to improve their travel policies and to derive important information to manage their travel expenses in the best possible way.
Conferences | Corporate Meetings & Incentive Travel
Conferences – Corporate Meetings
GS Travel offers high quality services for organizing conferences and meetings, according to the needs and requirements of each client.
For every conference we undertake, we cover the whole range of services with the highest concern to the organizer’s needs. For such events GS travel, among others, shall undertake the following:
- Finding and configuring the venue for the conference – meeting
- Financial planning, control & overview of each event
- Providing accommodation and transportation for the participants
- Registrations, communication with participants and Secretarial Support
- Advertising Campaign and communication – Design sponsorship packages
- Design and printing of invitations, programs and all relative material – Web Design
- Audiovisual coverage and interpretation services
- Activities and programs before and after the event
- Creation and implementation of proposals for opening and closing ceremonies of events – conferences.
Today, new services are being made available and these are the virtual – hybrid meetings, events and conferences and modern technology enables us to collaborate in new exciting ways!
The value of live interaction will never be replaced but there are times when virtual (online) communication is a necessary part of the program of an event, meeting or conference. Hosting an online event requires the same care and attention as a live event. These services use technology that allows individuals to connect and collaborate via video and audio using an internet connection.
At GS Travel we offer, through partners – providers of these tools, access to virtual services during a physical event or a completely virtual setting.
Our team creates and offers customized services, to cover your needs for online events, which enhance the user experience during and after their organization.
For incentive travel, we propose our customers, destinations and ideas that ensure the fulfillment of the company’s corporate goals before, during and at the end of the journey.
All services provided related to accommodation, food and transportation combined with original ideas for tailor made social and cultural programs, create an unforgettable experience, intending to meet the targets of the trip and satisfy in full the needs of the participants.
Marine crew transportation worldwide was one of the first travel services which our company offered, more than 30 years ago. Since then, this service has developed, providing maritime, offshore and corporate travel management services worldwide to shipping companies in Greece and abroad.
Our highly trained team, our dedicated service 24 hours a day, every day, depending on competitive prices and flexible itineraries, have established our company in this sector and today we cooperate with shipping companies serving the needs of executives and their crews.
Leisure travel means relaxation, adventure, fun, in nearby or distant resorts of Greece, in European cities, exotic or remote destinations.
To us, every personal trip is special and unique and we do all that’s possible so that it becomes “an unforgettable experience in the traveler’s life”.
Our leisure department offers individual travel services in Greece and abroad, hotel accommodation, car and boat rentals, cruises around the world, planning and implementation of proposals for active tourism and wellness trips.
GS Travel, is a pioneer in the Greek market, in organizing sports travel, for participating in or watching major sports events in Greece and abroad. Our company frequently handles the travel arrangements of athletic teams, supporters and sponsors. Our company has repeatedly participated as the Official Travel Agency in many sports events of football, basketball, swimming, Marathons, Motor Races, etc., through sponsorship programs and relevant actions.
GS Travel, having the experience and the expertise of the local market, created the brand Greece Locally for servicing the foreign visitors, who are interested in getting to know our country. We offer travel proposals to individuals and groups, which are based on how ‘Greeks experience Greece’ as travelers and thus give them the opportunity to have a real Greek experience, meeting with the unquestionable greatness of our history, our unique Mediterranean cuisine and the many natural beauties, on land and at sea.
In recent years, through our extensive network of our foreign partners, we have developed this area providing high quality services such as:
- Planning and implementation of organized programs
- Accommodation in all types of hotels – lodges
- Cruises and boat rentals of each category
- Car rentals
- Theme tours guided by multilingual licensed guides
- Planning of special tourism programs (Religious-Historical-Medical, etc.)
- Meet and greet services