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TAP Portugal enters Philippines marketplace

30 May 2014

TAP Portugal said it has extended its route network and, to support its growth, has entered the Philippines marketplace with its partner Discover the World providing sales and marketing support.

Celmira R.S. Monteiro, TAP Portugal´s head of sales development and efficiency said, “Discover the World has provided us with solid performances in Austria, Malaysia and Singapore. We are committed to the Philippines and have recently joined the local BSP enabling travel agencies to directly ticket their customers on TAP. Since Discover implemented the process of getting BSP in place, it was a logical choice for us to partner with them in this market.”

Discover the World has earned a reputation as a leader in global travel distribution and its success in developing a worldwide network of 85 offices in more than 60 countries capable of exceptional representation performance is unmatched. With a portfolio of more than 80 clients utilizing its sales, marketing and business process outsourcing services, Discover the World remains a dominant innovator for the travel industry.

Operating since 1945, TAP Portugal´s hub is in Lisbon, a key European gateway at the crossroads of Africa, North America and South America. The TAP network serves 75 destinations in 34 countries worldwide and it is the leading airline between Europe and Brazil. Operating an average of more than 2,250 flights a week, TAP boasts a modern fleet of 55 Airbus aircraft, plus another 16 at the service of PGA, its regional airline, for a total of 71 aircraft. Its website is at


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