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AVIAREPS reiterates Asia growth

October 31, 2013 Corporate, Headline News No Comments Email Email

egtmedia59Asia’s the fastest growing market for Aviareps, a leading aviation and tourism representation company. Business at Aviareps Asian accounts grew at 33 percent while the world average is 18 percent. India is the fastest at 50 percent annual growth since three years.

Michael Gaebler, Chairman and CEO, AVIAREPS, said in Mumbai last week: “As part of BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China), there is scope for more

Joseph Fernandes, General Manager India, AVIAREPS

Joseph Fernandes, General Manager India, AVIAREPS

growth from India. Image of Indian visitors from our clients is that they are culturally blending, well informed and good spenders.”

New trends

Clear trend worldwide is towards short-term trips. LCCs and Hybrid airlines are at an advantage. Airports today are

Michael Gaebler, Chairman and CEO, AVIAREPS

Michael Gaebler, Chairman and CEO, AVIAREPS

destinations in themselves. Gaebler said: “We do both hunting and farming. Hunting is when we bring in outside airlines (to operate to the particular airport). In farming, we help global hubs that are lesser known in certain regions.  Shopping malls are considering themselves as little destinations. We’ve four outlets as clients in 25 nations.”

India story

Joseph Fernandes, General Manager India, AVIAREPS, said: “Every month, there’re two to three NTO’s coming into India to woo 14.2 million outbound travelers. They prefer to have their own office to cater to the big nation. Our endeavor is to convince them to outsource their work to us for local expertise with global standards.” He added “We’re growing two to three clients every year. Our plan is to triple the growth in three years. A new office in Bengaluru will add to existing Mumbai and Delhi offices.”

AVIAREPS is operating in 40 countries worldwide and will be celebrating its 20th anniversary next year. Its India office represents 13, mostly tourism accounts.

Written by : Anand & Madhura Katti

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