Corporate Travel Management (CTM) has announced a partnership with Russian TMC Unifest Travel.

Headquartered in Moscow, Unifest additionally has fully-owned offices in regional hubs such as St Petersburg, Ekatyerinburg, Ufa, Samara, Nizhny Novgorod and Novosibirsk.

The company employs 206 staff and its turnover in 2015 was in excess of US$163.5M.

Unifest manages some of the largest corporate travel accounts in the region, including implants at Inter RAO, the largest Russian public energy company, and Rostelecom, the largest national telecommunications operator in Russia.

“We are delighted that Unifest has decided to join our global partnership network,” said Debbie Carling, CEO Europe, Corporate Travel Management. “The Russian market is a key strategic area for us with a population of over 140 Million and a large number of international companies based in the region.

“Finding a strong, local partner, such as Unifest is essential in ensuring complete service coverage for CTM across the Eurozone.

“Unifest has a long history within Russia, understanding local needs and delivering great service to both international and domestic clients matched with an ethos and way of working that echoes our own.”

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