Silkway Travel, established in 1979, has proven itself to be the leader in the local Asia market, well known for its reliable services, ethical dealings, a wide range of top rate products and access to a world-wide network of key travel service providers. On Feb 01, 2008, Silkway Travel & Cruise Inc announced its formal affiliation with one of the world’s leading providers of travel related services, the JTB Group. Joining ‘strength with strength’, this is a commitment for Silkway to diversify its business with a wider global focus and with a view towards acquiring the best available specialist knowledge and skills to serve different markets.
The last 29 years have seen rapid expansion in our company. We offer a comprehensive range of services and a variety of travel programs, both business and leisure. For our holiday and corporate clients, we have experienced and professional staff team to cater to their travel needs. We have Wholesale division ( Silk Holidays); Inbound section and 8 retail offices in Greater Vancouver and a sales network across Canada. We have at the present 80 highly professional and knowledgeable staff in Canada and handle over 35,000 passengers a year.
Supervalue Package Tours
Over the years, we have established an extensive network all over the world, especially in China, Japan and South East Asia. We were one of the pioneers of China travel in the 1970s. Our China itineraries range from 5 to 27 days and are noted for their infinite variety and personalized service. For South East Asia & Japan, we specialize in organizing 'Supervalue Vacations' & 'En-route tour' offering flexible & value-added tour programs at reasonable prices.
Unique Custom- made tour for exotic destinations
With years of expertise, Silkway organizes special interest and adventurous tour programs to all part of the world such as Russia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Mynamar, India, South America, South Africa; Middle East and Europe etc for those clients looking for an exotic destinations and unique experience. We also develope ‘Lifestyle tour programs’ for lifestyle seekers, resort lovers and honeymooners.
Silkway Cruise Center handles over 4000 passengers per year. We work closely with all the reliable and reputable cruise company including Royal Caribbean Cruise, Celebrity Cruise, Azamara Cruise, Princess Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Norwegian cruise line, Holland America Line, Disney Cruise Line; Costa Cruise etc. We have frequent group departures with most of the cruise company in order to provide the best price in the market. Our strength is we can provide ample of choice with secured space, best price and extensive network for pre and post land arrangement.
Worldwide Net Airfares
Silkway Travel is consolidator for many reputable airlines such as Air Canada, Air China, China Eastern Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Korean Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, China Airlines, Eva Air; Oasis Hongkong Airlines; West Jet etc. With our volume of sales and coverage, we are able to offer our client very competitive airfare and the best routing.
Business & Corporate Travel
Silkway Travel is also active in providing business travel services. We have a team of corporate consultants who specifically assigned to handle individual corporate account. This enable us to provide immediate response, focus on the specific need and cater to the specific travel pattern and preference of our corporate accounts. In addition, we have many 'Business & Leisure Combos', which enable our corporate clients to enjoy a few days leisure tour during their business trip.
Inbound & Domestic Tours
Silkway Travel has an Inbound section that handles incoming individuals or group travel arrangement from other parts of the world to Canada or USA. Important government officials and big corporate incentives have been our frequent clients.
We are an active participant in international travel trade activities and are a member of the followings:
- Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)
- The International Air Transport Association (IATA)
- The Alliance of Canadian Travel Association (ACTA)
- The Cruise Academy (CLIA)
- Business Practices & Consumer Protection Authority (BPCPA)