UVET GROUP, BORN IN 1950, IS MARKET LEADER IN TRAVEL AND EVENTS MANAGEMENT SERVICES IN ITALY.
Uvet Viaggi Turismo was founded in 1950 in Milan by Francesco Patanè, current president Luca Patanè’s father. In those years it grew up more and more, becoming one of the most important players in the field of business travel, events, services and vacations in Italy and in Europe with about 800 employees.
The 2013 turnover was about 2.2 billion euros, including Clubviaggi, a network composed by over 1,300 travel agencies between focus on business and leisure partners.
EXPO 2015 – COMPANIES
Expo 2015 for the Uvet Group is the best opportunity to bring together the energies and resources to be a datum point in tourism as promoters of "Made in Italy" in Europe and in the World. The Group has entered into a partnership with Expo 2015 to distribute tickets of the Universal Exhibition in Milan as "Preferred authorised ticket reseller" through its national and international network.
For Expo 2015, Uvet Group has created three different companies:
UVETLAB - UvetLab is the new company formed specifically for Expo 2015. UvetLab with a team of fifty professionals is totally dedicated to the design, organization and communication related to Expo2015. Constructions and operations for the pavilions of all host countries and tailor-made events for companies that intend to be partecipant in an effective and targeted way for Expo 2015.
MADE IN UVET - The new company created to manage visitors both domestic and from abroad for Expo2015. Promotes the establishment of a network of supply chain operators in the tourism sector to ensure more qualified visitors with the best products, services and specific tourist "experience packages" with content and travel services dedicated to design, fashion, lifestyle, food, wine and art and culture. The mission is create and identify a "product of Italian excellence" and provide suggestions and tailor made services.
UVET INC. - Based in Chicago, is the company that will be responsible for the USA Pavilion in Expo 2015. This great partnership Has been signed with "Friends of the U.S. Pavilion," the non-profit organization represented by the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy), which is overseeing the construction of the pavilion. Uvet is also the "Official Destination and Events Partner" for the USA Pavilion.
UVET VIAGGI E TURISMO
The first company founded in 1950, working in consumer field and SME, in 9 property locations.
UVET AMERICAN EXPRESS
For services and business travels, incentive management, meeting and events. In 2013 it generated a turnover of 360 million euros.
Specialised in cost management, it is a company that provides virtualization of business processes through IT systems accessible via cloud computing.
With an head office in Milan, it works for the fleet management solutions. In Italy it represents the Traxall International European Network.
UVET ITN TRAVEL CO.
With its 1,300 travel agencies located in Italy, it works with ClubViaggi brand.
It offers events and congress solutions in medical and pharma field.
It is leader in MICE field and it was buyed from Uvet Group in November 2013. The company, with 40 employees and a turnover of about 25 million euros, is specialized in big events, training and sport.
System integrator for interactive travel solutions and the best partner of the Group.
A French company working in business travels with SME. In 2013 its turnover was 100 million euros.
With an head office in Lugano it is part of Uvet Group from the 1st January of 2009. It's working in the Canton of Ticino in business travel, leisure, congress and incentive.
Based in Chicago, is the company that will be responsible for the USA Pavilion in Expo 2015.
It works in the East European Market for the outsourcing of travel services.
One of the most important Swedish O.T.A.(online travel agency). In 2013 it generated a turnover of 85 million euros for flight tickets sold.
A company owned by the Uvet Group, it is the new leader in services and solutions for mobility management in Europe.
For more information about Uvet Group visit www.uvet.com