Who we are – Mai Globe Travels
Our Travel Concierge Concept
Mai Globe Travels is your local travel concierge in Sri Lanka. We ensure that your chosen tour exceeds expectations. Our office is located in Colombo and we have an international team who are fluent in various dialects.
Whether it is a bungalow on a beach near a fishing village, a luxury guest house in the Sri Lankan mountains or a cooking class with a passionate local; our customized tours provide all this and more!
However our knowledge extends beyond Sri Lanka to other Southeast Asian destinations. Every member of our team has personal experience and expertise on several countries ensuring that your trip will be competently planned and executed. We provide services to the Maldives, India, Nepal, Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam, and we also offer tours combining these different destinations.
Managing Director: Catherine
Catherine has extensive experience as a travel consultant. In 2008, following an early tour operating career in France, she decided to follow her passion for travel and relocated to Asia where she worked at a destination management company in India. In 2010, she decided to move to Sri Lanka after falling in love with the beautiful island, where she co-founded Mai Globe Travels. With her hands-on experience in many destinations, her expertise is invaluable to increasingly ambitious customers who are always eager for new discoveries.
Her favorite places to visit in Asia: Kalpitiya and Knuckles range in Sri Lanka, Madhya Pradesh and Ladakh in India, Ubud in Bali, Hoi An in Vietnam, and so many more…
Sales Team: Aurelie, Akila, Tanja, Marina
Our dynamic and multilingual sales team is composed of ardent travel enthusiasts, who all have different language skills and are, of course, fluent in English. Aurelie, Akila and Marina additionally speak French and Tanja’s mother tongue is German. Akila and Marina each also speak local languages Sinhala and Tamil, respectively.
The sales team works around the clock to design the best holidays for our clients and are always on-call for our customers for the duration of their tours. The team works closely with local partners and suppliers to create specially customized tour packages matching the client’s individual requirements and interests, guaranteeing unique holiday experiences. Aurelie, Akila, Marina and Tanja take feedback seriously and promptly act on reasonable requests.
Our sales team’s favorite things to do for anyone visiting Sri Lanka: the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, a jeep safari, a tea plantation tour, Kottu Roti and an invigorating Ayurveda massage.
Operations & Accounts Team: Anto, Naveen, Vibi, Sharon, Rajitha
Our operations team is composed of Anto, Naveen and Sharon. Anto, Sharon and Naveen are the ones working the magic behind the scenes to ensure that tours run smoothly in accordance with our clients’ expectations. They also maintain our company database of all service providers including hotels, activities, restaurants and transport. They negotiate prices making sure that our clients get their money’s worth. Anto, Sharon and Naveen have the mammoth responsibility of making sure that customers are safely taken care of while they are with service providers and that all their needs are met while on tour.
Our accounts are managed by Vibi with the assistance of Rajitha. Vibi is tasked with handling all financial transactions for bookings, hotel payments and other services. She meticulously works to ensure that our monetary exchanges are done securely and reliably.
The operations and accounts teams’ recommendations for visitors to Sri Lanka: Nilaveli Beach and Kalpitiya dolphin watching.
IT Team: Rajitha, Eranda
Our workaholic IT team is composed of computer experts Rajitha and Eranda. Their mission is to provide the necessary technical expertise to keep Mai Globe Travels website running smoothly and efficiently. They design, procure, study and implement the computing groundwork needed for our services. Our IT team works in a highly-challenging computing environment, maintaining wide networks on both global and local scales. They are always on the lookout to break boundaries with new technology and routinely provide neutral ground for advanced research and development with various standard ICT partners.
Our IT team’s all-time favorite things to do in Sri Lanka: binging on isso wade (a delicacy with prawns), strolls on Galle Face Green and kite surfing.
Communications Team: Tanja, Ruwanthi, Amel
Our impassioned communications team is composed of SEO specialist Amel, Marketing Manager Tanja, and Graphic Designer Ruwanthi. They make high-quality travel information and content available to our clients via our website, social media channels and our blog. They engage customers on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest and Instagram, and update content with interesting news and amazing pictures. The popular Mai Globe Blog tells fascinating stories about our teams’ personal experiences while travelling Sri Lanka, India and other Southeast Asian destinations.
What our communications team would recommend travelers to Sri Lanka not to miss: a train ride through the Hill Country, whitewater rafting and a night in a tree house.