Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (June 24, 2010) - Tours & Co now has a base in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to cater to the Latin American market. The company has been servicing South America through online sales since 2009 (city-discovery.com and world-airport-transfer.com) in both Portuguese and Spanish. Now, Tours & Co is growing on the South American market with a physical presence on the continent.
Through City Discovery and World Airport Transfer, the company will provide more options in the competitive online travel market.
"The growth of e-commerce, increasing access to credit cards and the emergence of a large middle class eager to travel are essential factors in the development strategy of Tours & Co.," says Emmanuel Issaurat CEO and co-founder of the company.
"Our sales of airport transfers and activities to customers from Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and other Latin American countries have increased steadily over the last months." adds Marc Azoulay, appointed Business Development Manager for Latin America.
With the opening of an office in Rio de Janeiro, Tours & Co will strengthen its brands, City Discovery and World Airport Transfer in the Hispanic and Lusophone markets.
About Tours & Co
Tours & Co was founded in October 2003 in Paris by a team of experienced travel professionals.
City-discovery.com is now a reference for travel activities and leisure; the website offers more than 5,000 tours, attractions and activities in about 400 destinations throughout 95 countries.
We provide consumers with an airport transfer option from more than 400 airports, ports and train stations worldwide. With more than 5 million unique visitors each year, city-discovery.com and world-airport-transfer.com are a simple and effective reservation system that can be used in over 15 languages.
Tours & Co is distinguished by its excellent customer service, which aims to ensure travelers satisfaction by utilizing only the best providers. The company now has offices in France, Italy, Greece, the USA, Brazil and Asia.