Business Travel Direct completes acquisition of Uniglobe Preferred Travel

Acquisition creates travel management company with combined turnover of more than £100m.

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Business Travel Direct has acquired Uniglobe Preferred Travel bringing Uniglobe Preferred Travel into the Ickenham Travel Group.

Uniglobe Preferred Travel’s name and membership of Uniglobe have been retained along with all staff based at its offices in Brighton and London.

Julie Oliver, managing director of Business Travel Direct, said: "We have known the team at Uniglobe Preferred Travel for many years and believe that our shared company values, service-driven culture and focus on next-generation technology will create a strong positive future."

Peter Reglar, CEO of Ickenham Travel Group confirmed that the company was looking to invest and expand further over the next 12 months.

"Our plans include setting up a standalone technology solutions company to encompass not only corporate travel management but also the provision of technology consultancy services, including technical and procurement advice," Reglar added.

 

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