SGS and W2M agreement
On Wednesday, January 18th, formalized the agreement joining W2M and SGS on a 3-year Health & Safety project for the audit of all its suppliers on the grounds of safety and risk management. To the event held during the International Tourism Fair (FITUR) attended by W2M; Patricia Rosselló, Chief Operations Officer, Mark Nueschen, Chief Commercial Officer and Jorge Carbo, Head of Global Operations and by SGS Peter Hvidberg, Global Head of Travel & Hospitality, Joaquín Muñoz, General manager of CBE Spain SGS Spain and Álvaro Rodriguez de Roa, Deputy Manager of CBE Spain.
The scope of this project involves the audit and classification of all commercial suppliers in accordance to their compliance with Security and Risk Management.
W2M's Chief Operations Officer, Patricia Rosselló said "the implementation of this risk management system proofs W2M's commitment to the safety of our clients and suppliers." On the other hand, Mark Nueschen stated that "With this system we take a step further in strengthening commercial relations with our customers"
Peter Hvidberg, Global Head Travel & Hospitality of SGS commented that "it is a pleasure for SGS to be able to accompany W2M in this project and to be able to contribute all our know-how in Travel & Hospitality"
Founded in 2008 as NT Incoming and New Travelers, W2M (WORLD2MEET) is 100% owned by IBEROSTAR GROUP.
W2M is a global provider of travel services in more than 175 countries, offering accommodation, transfers, excursions, tours and handling services. Our main clients are tour operators, wholesalers, OTAs, bed banks and travel agencies.
3 business lines and brands empower our partners, improve competitiveness of clients and deliver first class service to the travel industry:
- W2M PRO: Our tour operator and travel agent booking platform.
- W2M DMC: Our Incoming agency with 24 offices in Spain, Portugal, Andorra, USA and Cuba.
- W2M API: Our Wholesaler with one of the largest inventory worldwide combining direct contracting and the most competitive 3rd party product.
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 90,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,000 offices and laboratories around the world.