Prontotour organized an agencies meeting at Concorde Hotel in Antalya.
Speaking at the meeting, Prontotour CEO Ali Onaran presented short history of Prontotour and said that they had taken risks in order to grow in the industry and had a growth rate of 40 percent and up in recent years.
Prontotour served for 60 thousand travelers and reached a profit of €38 million in 2011. The figures increased in 2012 and the company serviced to 72 thousand travelers and received €50 million profit from its products and services. Onaran revealed their target for 2013 as 25% growth and serve to 90 thousand travelers.
Onaran announced that their sea and river cruise tours have seen an increased interest; number of travelers increased 115%, profits increased 175%.
Credit card sales that comprised 60% of sales in 2011, reached 84% in 2012. Tours to Central Europe, Balkans, Italy, Spain and Germany accounted for 65% of Prontotour’s total sales.
Onaran said, “It is time to be internationally recognized. We can operate with our brand in different cities of the world. We have operations to 70 countries all year round. We plan to sell Prontotour products in China, Ukraine, and Turkic Republics.”
“We try to develop our own and unique products and aim to sell sexy products that will take attention of travelers” said Ali Onaran.
Prontotour Marketing Manager Sarp Özkar applauded their travel agencies for their support and great sale performance in the last years. “Our profit in 2011; €38 million, in 2012; €50 million, and we will reach €62.5 million in 2013.Most growing destinations for 2012 were; Germany, Aegean – Adriatic cruise tours, Great Britain, and Beirut.