In April 2009, the Asia Pacific Division of TPI Travel (Canada) Ltd. and Silkway’s Inbound Division were fully integrated under Silkway Travel and Cruise Inc. as “TPI Silkway”, combining strength with strength and two proud histories..
Established in 1985, TPI Travel Canada has operated as a subsidiary of JTB International (Canada) Ltd, providing the finest in inbound tour and travel services to its overseas travel agent partners throughout Asia. As a member of JTB Americas Group, through the largest network of any Japanese travel company, providing the fullest range of quality professional travel services, TPI shares a legacy of over 45 years in land operations in the USA and Canada.
Originating in Hong Kong, since 1979 Silkway Travel has made significant strides, establishing itself as the largest independent Chinese travel agency in Western Canada and the US Pacific Northwest region. As of February 2008, Silkway Travel officially became an affiliated member of JTB Group, bringing with it, its market leadership in innovative travel services and product development.
Whether a renowned Asian or North American Corporation, a discerning Travel Planner, an astute Travel Agency, or a prudent Wholesaler,’ TPI Silkway’ is the full service receptive tour operator of choice for Canada and the US Pacific Northwest. With tremendous resources, global expertise and extensive market experience,’ TPI Silkway’ delivers the best in competitive products for a wide range of travelers from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Southeast Asia.
Through TPI and Silkway, we have established ourselves as operators of renown in Canada and US Pacific Northwest Region by following a code of ethical conduct, by an uncompromising dedication to meet the client’s needs, and by exceeding the client’s expectations through delivering truly unique North American travel and cultural experiences. This is the ‘TPI Silkway’ promise.
As it was under TPI and Silkway, ‘TPI Silkway’ will continue the tradition of partnering with strong likeminded businesses, working closer than ever with our local affiliates and suppliers, strengthening ties with major travel and business corporations in China, Taiwan and Southeast Asia, and further developing new products to suit our clients’ ever changing needs. Whether with local suppliers or overseas agents, these partnerships create new opportunities, expand our world market share and improve profitability.
As is JTB’s Credo: “We strive always to be world’s number one travel organization, contributing to the interchange of people at home and abroad and to the realization of an enriched quality of life for all” – This is both our Belief and our Goal.
As ‘TPI Silkway’, we proudly offer the best in competitive quality travel products, mainly in the following three categories:
- FIT Travel For independent travelers – we provide hotel and other standard arrangements
- Customized Tours For travelers seeking a more personal and memorable experience: Customers are able plan their itineraries according to own interests and special requirements.
- Group Tours (for groups of 10 and above) We specialize in Special VIP groups, Conventions, theme events and Technical Visits etc.