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.
Scope of Professional Services
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:
1. Itinerary planning for both domestic and international destinations
2. Worldwide hotel bookings
3. Documentation services (passporting, visa assistance, immigration and airport assistance)
4. Full package tours (both local and international)
5. Rent- a -car services
6. Conventions/conferences/business meetings/incentive and thematic groups
7. Arrangement of special interest programs/tours (pilgrimages, cultural, educational, private yacht cruises)
8. Reasonable quotation on airfares, reconfirmation and revalidation of air tickets
9. Comprehensive business travel services executed in extremely short notices
10. Adaptive configuration of service: Off Site, In Site, combination solutions such as implementing GDS Systems and/or ticketing printers at the company premises etc.
11. Computerized on line travel management solutions
12. Ongoing analysis, evaluation and updating of customers’ corporate agreements
13. Consultation on developing an optimal travel budget
14. Issuing travel Management reports on a regular basis
15. Leisure travel for employees and their families
16. Worldwide travel insurance
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.