Ephesus Travel and Tours, a licensed travel and tour agency under the Republic of the Philippines, with guaranteed quality and wide range of services, proves to meet any traveler’s requirements in our field of activity. Our company is synonymous with “professional travel & tourism”.
Our mission is to provide the best and most professional services with a personal touch that will make each traveler “feel at home” and keep coming back, giving them the best offer at a very competitive price.
We have been operational since 1996 from the former Ephesus Holiday Tours and Travel Incorporated to the present trade name and are continuously enjoying repeat businesses from our circle of clients and referrals. For the past years of Ephesus existence, we have been known as wholesaler for international pilgrimages to the Holy land and other Mediterranean, Middle East and European destinations depicting religious, cultural, archaeological and historical sites relevant to the Filipino culture. Having departed numerous groups to the Holy land and the nearby Mediterranean, Middle East and European countries, we can proudly say that we made a good share in this market. We had recently expounded our outbound division and have included in our point of expertise the ever-expanding cruise market. In the year 2004, we are appointed as a PSA (Preferred Sales Agent) of the Carnival cruise to different ports in the U.S. and the Mediterranean and are continuously enjoying our leadership for Louise Cruise, Star Cruises and MSC Cruises. We are wholesaler as well for Australia, New Zealand, Middle East and the ASEAN region. We are not limiting though our services to these destinations. We are a reliable agent to handle international and local conventions, team building and company incentive trips having successfully departed and handled groups on medical conventions and corporate accounts attending trade fairs to different parts of Europe, US and Asia Pacific. Rest assured that we are equipped with a wide range of worldwide travel services, which answers varied needs for corporate business clients, the ever growing MICE MARKET, family and leisure trip.
Following are the scope of professional services and complete assistance our company is offering on all travel requirements including a wide range of travel solutions, which meet the unique needs of private, corporate and business clients traveling abroad:
- Itinerary planning for both domestic and international destinations
- Worldwide hotel bookings
- Documentation services (passporting, visa assistance, immigration and airport assistance)
- Full package tours (both local and international)
- Rent-a-car services
- Conventions/conferences/business meetings/incentive and thematic groups
- Arrangement of special interest programs/tours (pilgrimages, cultural, educational, private yacht cruises)
- Reasonable quotation on airfares, reconfirmation and revalidation of air tickets
- Comprehensive business travel services executed in extremely short notices
- Adaptive configuration of service: Off Site, In Site, combination solutions such as implementing GDS Systems and/or ticketing printers at the company premises etc.
- Computerized on line travel management solutions
- Ongoing analysis, evaluation and updating of customers’ corporate agreements
- Consultation on developing an optimal travel budget
- Issuing travel Management reports on a regular basis
- Leisure travel for employees and their families
- Worldwide travel insurance
Ephesus Travel and Tours is one of the most prominent and experienced Outbound and Inbound Travel Companies in the Philippines as we have always maintained our basic philosophy “to take care of the smallest detail, ensure competitive prices and provide personalized, professional service”.
We have always believed that being in a service-oriented industry, there should be no room for complacency and always open and attuned to global changes and development. We see ourselves to be in-sync with latest technologies without sacrificing the true meaning of service and competitiveness.
Affiliations / Accreditations
Ephesus Travel and Tours is a regular member of the DOT (Department of Tourism), TCP (Tourism Congress of the Philippines), FCCP (Foreign Chamber Council of the Philippines), founding member of the ICCP (Israel Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines) and also a regular member of PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association) Philippine chapter.
As one of the leading and respected wholesalers on outbound travel particularly on the Middle East and European destinations as well as our neighbors in the region, we have the power and ability to provide significant travel benefits to all our passengers/clients.
We are currently powered by all vital GDS’s (global distribution systems) providing a main domain for easier access and updating our very own website on a regular basis.
Since 2006, we have developed our inbound department, packaging competitive local tours all over the country. We have regular provisions of contracted rates from almost all pertinent suppliers like hotels and resorts nationwide and competitive domestic airfares. We are prepared and equipped as well with tour brochures, flyers and even audio-visual materials to complete our packaging. We are happy to have expanded our operations with the opening of our first branch in Angeles City Pampanga, licensed last February 2010.
As years go by, we increase our production and circle of clientele for both individual (FIT) and group travel (GIT) through word of mouth and we pride ourselves on that. In short, Ephesus Travel and Tours is ready to handle both outbound and inbound (local) travel catering special tours like pilgrimages, to MICE accounts, corporate travel, educational, family and Leisure travel. We are a one-stop shop that could help you organize your travel requirements, hassle and worry free!
We welcome you to Ephesus Family!