MTS Globe Group

1967

Foundation as Destination Management Company in Spain under the name of Viajes de la Luz for Belgian and French tour operator customers

1989

First extension of source markets with the acquisition of tour operator customers in Germany and Holland

1990

First international expansion to Greece

1991

Expansion to Portugal

1993

Expansion to Tunisia and Bulgaria

1996

Formation of sun and beach incoming agency network under the brand MTS Mediterranean Travel Service

1997

Expansion to Morocco

1998

Foundation of Axis Data as in-house provider of incoming agency technology

2001

2001: For the first time 1 million clients handled per year. Expansion to Turkey

2002/2003

2002: Roll-out of incoming agency technology for city business
2003: Expansion to Egypt

2005/2007

2005: Roll-out of incoming agency technology for online transactions with dynamically packaging tour operator customers. Entry into the UK market
2007: Expansion to the Cape Verde Islands

2010/2011

2010: Expansion to Italy
2011: Expansion to Cyprus and Malta

2014/2015

2014: Roll-out of fourth generation incoming agency and hotel trading systems. MTS Globe handles for the first time over 4 million clients
2015: Company Rebranding

2016/2017

2016: Expansion to Mexico, Croatia and United Arab Emirates
2017: MTS Globe turns 50 years old

2018

Expansion to USA, Dominican Republic and the Maldives

Industry Infographic

The Evolution of the Tourism Industry in Sun and Beach Destinations Here we highlight major events and developments that have occurred and influenced the tourism sector over the decades since its beginnings in the 1960’s.