With this new partnership Liknoss adds to its digital platform a new transportation service from Welcome Pickups, with global presence in over 31 countries and 62 destinations.
Travel agencies and ferry companies that have access to the Liknoss technology platform will be able to offer personalized transportation services to and from airports and ports after the new partnership with the Greek start-up Welcome Pickups.
The new integration is part of the company’s digital strategic plan to provide its partners with technologically advanced services that offer an improved end-to-end travel experience. More specifically, travel agencies and ferry companies that are part of the Liknoss business network will be now able to offer their clients the option to book their personalized transfer to and from airports and ports, easily and quickly online.
Upon completion of the booking process through a dedicated website that Welcome Pickups has built specifically for Liknoss, the users will receive their professional driver details via email, ensuring high standards of safety and quality. It is worth noting that all drivers are experts on the area and share their local know-how to make travellers feel at home wherever they are, while the price of the service will be at the same level as a common taxi.
Michael Mavropoulos, CEO of Liknoss stated: “At Liknoss we continue to dynamically expand our partnerships with digital platforms and technology service companies that evolve the overall experience of travellers. We are happy for our cooperation with Welcome pickups, a successful Greek start-up that is growing internationally” to add “our goal is for our partners to offer combined services that create added value for their customers and an additional revenue stream“.
Savvas Georgiou, Co-founder and Product Director of Welcome Pickups said: “The agreement with Liknoss is another proof that the investment we continue to make in our technology has made Welcome Pickups services very easily accessible and manageable, also for partners with a large network of clients in the Tourism Sector“.
About Liknoss Group
LIKNOSS is a leading technology company in online bookings and electronic services of ticket reservation systems and services in tourism, travel, and culture industries.
The company operates the most reliable Digital Interconnection Network of the Greek Ferry with the Tourism industry over the past 21 years and manages over 26 million ferry tickets annually with a global sales network and one of the most advanced global distribution systems (Global Distribution System).
Liknoss was founded in 2000 under the name FORTHCRS. Since 2018, Liknoss is the Travel & Tourism Technology arm of the North Star Group. North Star Group is an independent, international group of companies active in the Shipping, Technology, Energy and Real Estate sectors, focusing on and investing in technological developments and innovation.
Liknoss Group consists of CRS Liknoss SA, Liknoss Italy Srl and Liknoss Central Europe SA.
About Welcome Pickups
Welcome Pickups provides airport transfers, guided tours with personal driver and other related travel services. Welcome’s mission is to reshape the travel experience upon the arrival of the traveler to a new destination.
The company was founded in 2015 in Athens with the aim to reduce the stress that is usually associated with transportation to a new destination. It currently offers its services in 63 destinations around the world and in 2019 it served over 1 million travelers. It also maintains important partnerships with hotels, rental accommodation, and travel companies.
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Welcome Pickups is a leading ground transportation solution, offering travellers the best end-to-end in-destination experience. Beyond our transfer services and sightseeing rides, the technology we provide and the data we collect enables our trusted drivers, accommodation providers and partners to seamlessly enhance and personalise a travellers entire stay.