About Us

The UTS company, incorporated in 1994, is the founder of the UTS Group holding, which includes the “Hotelbook-Service” and “UTS Travel” subsidiary companies. UTS Group is one of ten largest tour operators in Russia

Timeline

  • 1994

    Foundation of Universal Travel Services. Educational tourism

  • 1995

    Joining the Russian Association of Travel Agencies

  • 1997

    Opening of the Corporate service department

  • 1998

    Opening of the Incoming department for the reception of foreign tourists in Russia

  • 2001

    Opening of the office in St. Petersburg

  • 2002

    Opening of LMI Office in Russia

    Joining the European tourism association (ETOA)

  • 2006

    Creation of Hotelbook — an online booking service for travel agencies

  • 2008

    Building the MICE-project department

  • 2011

    Opening the Event department

  • 2012

    Creating the travel company with representative offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg

    Winners of the international World Travel Market award in the nomination «Best Travel Company of Russia»

  • 2013

    Creation and launch of UTS24 — an online booking service for hotels and flights

    Joining the Business Travel Association

  • 2014

    Creation and launch of the Hotelbook.ru project — a modern online service for booking trips all over the world

    UTS Group is the winner in the nomination «Best Business Travel Agency» of Russian Business Travel & MICE Award 2014

    Opening of the back-office in Nizhny Novgorod

  • 2015

    UTS Group is the lead organizer of Tank Biathlon World Championship at the Alabino training ground

    Our company won the KudaGo award in the nomination «Best Extreme Event of 2015»

    The UTS Group travel holding is the winner of World Golf Award in the nomination «Russia's Best Golf Tour Operator 2015»

    UTS Group is the winner of Russian Business Travel & MICE Award in the nomination «For Innovations and Creativity in MICE Industry»

  • 2016

    Organizer of Hotel Business Forum

    Aleksey Krylov received an individual award at Russian Business Travel & MICE Award in the nomination «For Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Congress Services in Russia».

    Participants of the top-7 short list of Buying Business Travel Awards Russia in the nomination «Best MICE Agency»

    UTS Group is a winner of Russian Business Travel & MICE Award in the nomination «For Innovations and the Best Creative Concepts in Business Events»

    The UTS Group travel holding is «Russia's Best Outbound Golf Tour Operator» according to World Golf Award

    UTS Group is the winner in the nomination «Best Outbound Tourism Company» of the Guiding Star award

  • 2017

    The UTS Group holding is the winner in the nomination «Development of the Year», the award «For Successful Cooperation» by the Novotel hotel network


Facts

The CEO of the Holding Is Aleksey Krylov
The CEO of the Holding Is Aleksey Krylov

UTS Group won the prestigious international World Travel Market award as the best travel company in Russia.

The UTS corporate group is accredited by International Air Carriers Association (IATA) and has direct agreements with more than 100 Russian and international airlines.

UTS Group is a member of Russian Tour Operators Association, Association for the Promotion of Tourism Technologies.

The UTS corporate group participates in charity projects every year and supports two orphanages in the Moscow region.