ATS Travel in Dubai recently inked an agreement with Antarpply Expeditions, an Argentina-based cruise operator. The agreement finalises the appointment of ATS Travel as the Preferred Sales Agent (PSA) for the GCC Countries.
The agreement was signed by general manager of ATS Travel, Saleem Sharif and director of Antarpply Expeditions, Ute Hohn-Bowen in London recently. This marks an important new development for both companies as ATS is making a major foray into the adventure travel segment throughout the GCC; while Antarpply Expeditions takes on its first representation in the region.
Sharif explains: “One of the initiatives in our aggressive expansions in the UAE and the region is to be a provider of niche travel products and services. We intend to position ourselves as an adventure tours specialists for the GCC region.”
Elaborating further Ute Hohn-Bowen said: “We are looking forward to working alongside ATS Travel to serve customers from the GCC and offer this unique and exciting product – Antarctica Expedition.”
ATS has worked out a variety of packages with the average sailing time of nine nights and 10 days. The all-inclusive package takes care of the voyage, tours of the island and full board meals. All voyages begin from Ushuaia – the southernmost tip of Argentina. Passengers can also take up pre-or post tours covering Buenos Aires, Cape Home, Magdalena Island, Punta Arenas & Torres del Paine in Chile and Calafate, Bariloche and Iguazu falls in Argentina.