Astakos Travel & Events is based in Belgrade and Budva, two main congress centers in Serbia and in Montenegro. Astakos Travel was founded in 1992, and it has achieved consistent growth and expansion of travel business, year after year, through dedicated service to our valued customers.
What do we do:
Astakos is a PCO (Professional Congress Organizer) and DMC (Destination Management Company) specialized in organization of congresses and conferences, corporate events and business travel, social and leisure events, meetings and incentive trips in Serbia and in Montenegro.
Astakos started as conference and event organizer in 1994. The team of agency was more than happy when they passed a number of 100 participants. Today, conferences organized by Astakos are attended by thousands of participants. Thanks to experience and everyday acceptance of new knowledge and technologies, agency team is able to do so much and make every organizers task much easier.
Pre congress activities of Astakos agency includes:
- Bid presentation;
- Familiarization visits;
- Venue Selection (feasibility and management);
- Event Budget and Financial Planning;
- Congress Promotion, Publicity and press releases;
- Preparation of Promotional Materials;
- Mailing and correspondence with participants;
- Call for Papers;
- Printing Preparations;
- Abstract Processing;
- Sponsorship – marketing and management;
- Conference database;
- Access and transportation;
- Travel arrangements;
- Hotel Accommodation and Housing Services;
- Pre & Post Congress Tours;
- Creation and Maintenance of Congress Web Site;
- Exhibit Management;
- On-Site Secretariat Office;
- On-Site Reception & Registration;
- Translation / Interpreter Services and equipment;
- Audio-Visual Requirements;
- Multi-lingual Staff;
- Press handling;
- VIP Services;
- Social, Spouses & Partner programmes;
- Special Event Planning & Management;
- Closing event;
- Final Conference database;
- Preparation of Statement of Accounts;
- Preparation of Final Reports;
- Congress quality and financial audit;
- Post-Congress correspondence;
Serbia represents an undiscovered destination, with rich history and cultural heritage, medieval monasteries and mosques. Diversity of 38 nations and a crossroad through the history made it worth visiting.
Montenegro with wild beauty has it all, clear sea and beautiful sandy beaches, untouched biggest lake at Balkan peninsula, second biggest canyon on the world, wild mountains and lot, lot more.
Because of the team dedication to new creations and developments, their passion to explore new possibilities, new locations and destinations. And because you have probably never been here.
Astakos is a ICCA member since 2006, which is the largest association of professional congress organizers and international associations.
YUTA member since 1993, former Yugoslav Association of Travel Agencies, now Serbian Association of Travel Agencies.
Serbian Convention Bureau – establishing member
Montenegro Convention Bureau – establishing member
Actavis Trading Srbija, Alico Atina, Alter Modus Podgorica, Američka ambasada Beograd, ARC International, Bank Agricole Pariz, Bayer Srbija, BDIZ EDI Minhen, CEDET Beograd, CHECCI
Astakos Travel Club is located on the following GPS coordinates:
42.28458 (Širine / Latitude)
18.835697 (Dužine / Longitude)