Buying Solutions is finalising suppliers for its travel management framework agreement for hotels and for conference booking services, which will go live in September.
A Buying Solutions spokesman said around four or five agencies were likely to be appointed to the framework, and that contracts were now being completed.
BSI has been appointed to two lots under the agreement – hotel booking and conference services – and managing director Trevor Elswood said: "BSI’s track record of consistently delivering baseline savings of between 20-40% on new accommodation and conference client implementations far outweighs any savings achieved from lower agency fee costs."
Buying Solutions also has a four-year framework in place until March 2013 for agencies providing a one-stop shop for travel management services.
Agencies on the framework are: