History of the company:
1998 Foundation of airline direct GmbH in Cologne by Oliver Trompke. The website www.airline-direct.de goes live. Focal point is the arrangement of flights through the internet.
2002 Development of own flight IBE (Internet Booking Engine) by airline direct, as standard products no longer fulfilled the requirements.
2002 Outsourcing of flight IBE and foundation of maxviva GmbH (software development and operator of flight IBE).
2003 TÜV certification of airline direct in 2003, as one of the first travel portals.
2005 Foundation of Travel Viva AG as operator and new owner of airline direct (Air Travel Reiseservice GmbH in trust for AERTiCKET AG 25.1% , Oliver Trompke indirect 74.9%).
2006 Travel Viva takes over the operation of and responsibility for www.billigflug.de.
2008 Intense expansion and optimisation of online marketing and development of an affiliate network. 50 million Euro external sales revenue threshold is broken (external sales revenue = booking revenue primarily imparted to third parties).
2009 Creation of an integrated group of companies in the sector of internet travel portals through the introduction of www.traveltopia.de, ASNM New Media AG incl. Tripado GmbH*, Aircall/Flight One GmbH* and maxviva Technologies AG* (new shareholders’ structure immediately after introduction and before subsequent share acquisition by third parties: AERTiCKET AG 50%, Oliver Trompke indirectly 50%).
2009 Acquisition of www.billigflug.de. Launch of English website www.airline-direct.com.
2010 Initial Public Offering (FSE) February 11 2010.
2010 Acquisition of www.tbooker.com and www.e-flights.de.
The company is a privately held firm which is engaged in the activities of travel agencies. The firm was incorporated in December of 2005 and conducts its business from its registered head office located in Aschaffenburg, Germany.
The company is primarily involved in acting as agent in selling travel, tour, and accommodation services to the general public and commercial clients. It also offers on-line flight reservations, super-fast Internet and access and e-mail; and on-line reservation software for tour operator bookings. In addition, the company has interests in arranging passenger transportation, ranging from the sale of cruise line tickets to the organization of vanpools or carpools.
Group or Branch:
ASNM NEW MEDIA AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Luitpoldstrasse 9 63739, ASCHAFFENBURG, GERMANY
+49 6021 454820
+49 6021 4548222