China-based TravelSky Chooses Duluth, Georgia, For Its U.S. Operations Center
Area Development Online News Desk (08/27/2013)
China-based TravelSky, an IT solutions developer for the airline and tourism industries, will house its operations Center at Satellite Place in the Duluth, Georgia area. The project, which is expected to create 50 jobs, represents a $10 million investment in the community.
“The Chinese civil aviation industry constantly looks for more effective IT solutions to meet new operational, customer service and high-standing industry requirements,” said Vice President Yuanchang Huang. “By bringing together resources, expertise and talent from the state of Georgia, we expect to deliver exceptional IT services and expand into the global markets of travel industry. TravelSky is grateful for the opportunity that Georgia has provided, and we are optimistic that the establishment of our North America R&D center in Georgia will lead to our continued success.”
“Georgia is absolutely the right place for innovative technology companies like TravelSky to grow and find success,” said Gov. Nathan Deal. “We have a longstanding commitment to cultivating technology growth in the state and an arsenal of resources to make it happen, including a highly-educated workforce and access to top-notch university research.”
“We are pleased to welcome TravelSky to Gwinnett County. Our community is committed to establishing the County as a leading hub of technology and global business, and our work is paying off,” stated Gwinnett County Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash. “Gwinnett is home to more than 500 internationally based businesses. Our reputation as a leading community in global business helps us attract and support growing companies, such as TravelSky.”
“Our region has established itself as the preferred location for global companies,” stated Nick Masino, Senior Vice President, Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development and Partnership Gwinnett. “Gwinnett boasts nearly twice the average technology workforce than the average county in the United States. This allows the community to attract companies, such as TravelSky, that need to access a highly-skilled, technical workforce.”
Joe Allen, Executive Director of the Gwinnett Place Community Improvement District, said, “Gwinnett Place is focused on revitalization strategies that will build and support business in our community. We are thrilled to welcome TravelSky’s operations to the area and consider them an asset as we work to strengthen the economic vitality of this community.”