In October 1999 the company bid successfully for the General Sales Agency (Passenger) of SriLankan Airlines in the USA and in 2005 for the General Sales Agency (Passenger) in Canada and have been their GSA since then. Sri Lankan Travel, Inc. is also the General Sales Agency for SriLankan Airlines Cargo in the USA and Canada.
Sri Lankan Travel, Inc. was initially headquartered at the World Trade Center in New York, with a branch office in Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, and in Canada at 170 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 301, North York, Ontario M2N 3A4. Destruction to the WTC in New York in 2001 resulted in the re-location of the Corporate Headquarters of Sri Lankan Travel, Inc. to 111 Wood Avenue South, Iselin, New Jersey and later in December 2008 to a state-of-the-art office in New Jersey`s prestigious Alfieri building located at 379 Thornall Street, Edison, New Jersey 08837.
The Company Team, supported by all state-of-the-art communication facilities are in a position to effectively distribute nationwide in the USA, Canada & the Caribbean any SriLankan Airlines travel related product, and would gladly invest in resources to support future expansion and growth.
The company is managed by a team of professionals in the Transportation Sphere, specializing in Airline Marketing and effective GSA Management with over 50 years of collective Airline Marketing experience and are instrumental in positioning Sri Lankan Travel, Inc. as a very professionally run Airline GSA.
Our strength is our ability to represent SriLankan Airlines on a dedicated basis, to the extent that the customer feels that he/she is dealing with the airline direct.
SLT launched a very successful campaign in April 2000 to market SriLankan Airlines nationwide. Since then, the operation has grown in such strength to an extent our Principal, SriLankan Airlines considers the USA an on-line station for marketing purposes even though it is not so operationally.