About Us

Established in January 1993 , Columbus Travels & Tours Ltd, a 100% private owned Company, is the first IATA accredited agent in Myanmar. ( IATA 05-3-0100-4 )

Starting as a small ticketing agency with License number Ka/00061, Columbus has been growing steadily and today, with a team of over 140 staff, it is recognized as the market leader in Myanmar’s travel industry.

Columbus Vocational Educational Center ( CVEC )

Lack of skilled personnel is the major problem for Myanmar, especially for the tourism business. We are contributing in this area by conducting GDS (Amadeus, Sabre and Galileo ) courses and Tour Operations courses at CVEC. Within 12 years, more than 3000 students have received internationally recognized certificates and many of them are now serving in the industry.

Our Strength

Our people:This is the key to our success and growth. We have a highly experienced and knowledgeable team committed to deliver excellent service.

Pricing:As a company in the market for 24 years, we have very good relationship with all the airlines and Hotels. Combine this with our volume of business, we receive the best rate from the suppliers.

Dedication:We are an owner operated company. Managing Director ( owner ) works full time in office along with the directors and senior managers to ensure the service quality is always at its excellence and critical decisions are made without delay.

Corporate Division

“Columbus Corporate” meets your business travel requirement through:
- Speed
- Efficiency,
- Accuracy & personalization

Our partners

Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Columbus Travels has qualified to join Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) in 2014. CWT is a global leader specialized in managing business travel for large International Corporations, Government institutions and Non government organizations of all sizes in over 150 countries. All partners of CWT are the reputable and trusted local market leaders and they have to go through the very careful screening process to meet CWT’s standards of financial stability, management expertise and staff professionalism. As a partner of CWT, Columbus Travels has proved itself to be able to deliver the highest quality of service to our customers. Read More >>

Lufthansa City Centre

Columbus Travels & Tours is the member of the global network of Lufthansa City Centre. Through the over 600 members companies, this network enhances our ability to find most economical air fare around the world. And these member companies are there to assist our customers in case they need help when they are in their territories.

Hahn Air Line

Hahn Air is a German scheduled airline which operates the world’s leading ticketing platform, allowing travel agents in over 190 countries access to over 300 partner air lines.
Columbus Travel is Hahn Air's ticket office in Myanmar so we have the ability to issue tickets with low fare for any departure from any corner of the world .

Our Facilities

  • A B2B web portal will be ready in Mid 2017 to cater to international OTAs. This portal, backed up by Sabre will allow OTAs to book and issue ticket by themselves within the limit of the deposit they have with us.
  • www.airticket.com.mm the B2C web portal which will be ready in late 2017 to cater to general public.
  • We use 10MB dedicated fiber line as main internet line and an ADSL as back up to ensure we do not have communication outage.

Special Services provided for Corporate clients

Air Travel& Land transport

  • Corporate deals with Air lines : If you do not have your own Corporate deals with air lines, we can negotiate special deals for your frequently travelled routes. ( Approval depends on the business volume )
  • Travel Policy Compliance: We help you save money by strictly following your travel policy. We will ask travelers to change their booking if they book anything not complied with the travel policy.
  • Data security: Our travel consultants and all other related staff are well trained in this respect so you do not need to worry about the data leakage.
  • Response time: For Urgent enquiry, we respond within 25 Minutes .For normal enquiry, we reply within 4 hours .
  • Sourcing of cheapest Air fare : As a partner of CWT and the ticket office of Hahn Air, we can source the cheapest air fare from around the world.
  • Global Marine Fare: If you are a Crew Management company or an Offshore Exploration company, we can offer global marine fare from various air lines.
  • VIP service at over 500 airports around the world
  • We have a very efficient team for arranging domestic land transport.

Hotel Bookings

  • We have the best rate with about 270 Hotels and Guest houses in about 30 big and small towns in Myanmar.
  • The hotels in small towns also serve as our affiliates who can assist your travelers when they are in need of help in these remote places.
  • For international hotels, we book in GDS and www.tboholidays.com.

Credit Term and Management report

  • Depend on the business volume and your payment authorization procedure, we can provide credit term up to 60 Days.
  • Our accounts team will send you the monthly management report which helps you to monitor your monthly travel spend : Route wise, Air line wise etc.
  • For the clients who want to pay by credit card, we have an easy to use payment link so they can easily pay online.

Meeting & Event

Columbus M&E was founded as a separate department to provide all these services with a dedicated team. Our services include:

  • Venue Sourcing and set up
  • Logistic ( Flight tickets, Hotel booking, Ground transportation, pre & post tours )
  • Guest Management
  • Budget management
  • Decorations and Door gift selections
  • Media Coverage
  • MC and Photographer selection
  • Onsite team to assist on days of event

Major Corporate Clients

As a pioneer in ticketing business, we have been serving INGOs, Embassies and international organizations since 1995. Some of our major corporate clients are:

  • The UN ( UNDP, WHO, UNICEF etc )
  • Myanmar Koei International ltd
  • Asia Development Bank (ADB)
  • DKSH (Myanmar) Ltd
  • Embassy of the United States
  • Embassy of the United Kingdom (British Embassy)
  • British Council
  • Total E & P
  • Halliburton Energy Services
  • Schlumberger Logelco Inc.
  • SHELL Myanmar
  • Ericsson Myanmar
  • Huawei Technologies
  • Ministry of Foreign affair ( MOFA )
  • Yangon International School ( YIS )

Our affiliate in Bangkok

Thailand is still one of the main gateways travelling to/from Myanmar so we have our affiliate there. As an IATA/BSP agent, this office can issue tickets for all the airlines which do not have offices in Myanmar, eg; American Airlines, Northwest, British Airways, Qantas etc.

Golden Pyramid International Services Co., LTD
48/18 Preeecha Complex, SoiRungrueng
RachadapisekRoad , Bangkok 10500.
Tel : + 662 276 7007
Fax :+ 662 276 2600
E-mail: ticket@asiavacation.com
Contact Person: Khun Atchara

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