A prominent Chinese company that provides technology solutions to China's air travel and tourism industries announced Tuesday (Aug. 27) that it plans to open a key facility in Duluth.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, who is in China along with Gwinnett Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash and Gwinnett Chamber VP Nick Masino, made the announcement.
TravelSky Technology Limited will locate in the Satellite Place Complex near Gwinnett Place Mall, a complex that also houses NCR, according to Kelli Brownlow of the Duluth-based Gwinnett Chamber.
TravelSky plans to invest $10 million and create 50 jobs in Duluth, the announcement said.
“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,” Gwinnett County Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash said in the release. “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.”
The company has more than 4,000 employees, 12 branches, 21 subsidiaries and nine affiliated companies, according to the announcement.
According to the TravelSky website, customers include 30 domestic airlines and nearly 200 regional and overseas airlines and 147 domestic airports.
“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," Executive Vice President of TravelSky Mr. Yuanchang Huang said in Deal's release.
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