The acquisition strengthens its presence in Greece and the Mediterranean and accelerates its course in becoming the World’s Leading B2B Platform for Ferry Ticketing and Travel Services
Liknoss announced the acquisition of the UTS TicketLink business unit of Profile. The transferred business activity concerns the UTS TicketLink ferry ticket reservation system and the customs management software. The agreement includes the transfer of customer contracts, employees, software and equipment that serve the specific activities.
“Τhis acquisition strengthens Liknoss’ presence in Greece and the Mediterranean and accelerates its course in becoming the world’s leading B2B platform for Ferry ticketing and Travel services” stated Mr. Michael Mavropoulos, CEO of Liknoss. “Focused on our strategy for continuous reinforcement of our network, with an already strong position in Greece and the Mediterranean, we continue to add meaningful partnerships with international shipping companies and travel groups in Northern Europe, now offering more options, higher quality content, and better experience to our customers in booking routes and services.”
Mr. Michael Mavropoulos added: “In the context of this strategy, the integration of UTS will help us achieve our goals. On the one hand, we strengthen our market presence, and on the other hand, we accelerate our international growth. We are confident that the UTS team, with its high technology and know-how, prestigious customers, and, above all, capable and experienced people, will significantly support our efforts for Liknoss’ continuous and strong growth in the global arena. We welcome the UTS team to the Liknoss family and wish them great success.”
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.