Expolanka travel unit, Funtime target corporate entertainment market
ECONOMYNEXT – Classic Travel, a unit of Sri Lanka’s Expolanka Holdings group, has teamed up with show business expert Imran Saibo of Funtime targeting the corporate travel and conference tourism market.
The partnership, the brainchild of Saif Yusoof, the managing director of Classic Travel, recognises the opportunity of combining the two firms to offer new experiences in both business and leisure travel, along with entertainment and conferences, a statement said.
“The potential of such an alliance is obvious when considering the growing MICE market,” said Yusoof, referring to the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Events (MICE) type of tourism.
“This collaboration between Classic Travel, with its strong corporate travel base, and Funtime, with its creative talents in the field of corporate entertainment, means that we are going a step further in offering complete leisure and lifestyle solutions.”
Classic Travel is a part of Expolanka Holdings PLC whose interests cover logistics and leisure, while Funtime Pvt Ltd. is an event production company.
“With the amalgamation of Classic and Funtime, we are building a formidable combination of travel, leisure and entertainment solutions,” said Saibo.
(COLOMBO, Sept 20, 2016)