Portman Travel strengthens its conferences and events offering

Portman Travel strengthens its conferences and events offering

Portman Conferences and Events, the specialist Conferences and Events division of the leading travel management company (TMC) Portman Travel, has announced key preferred partnerships with three market leading event management companies.

Strengthening and expanding the already extensive MICE services offered by Portman Travel, the three companies – KDM Events, Team Tactics and Mandarin Kite Communications – have entered into strategic partnerships with the TMC to expand the range of services across the four companies. The move brings together the collective expertise, product and content for all segments of the MICE industry.  Portman Conferences and Events is now able to offer the widest and most extensive product offering for all requirements in this large and highly competitive market sector, from large scale total conference management to specialist and bespoke tailor-made events, meetings and hospitality.

Portman Travel’s Chief Commercial Officer, Adrian Parkes said: “Portman Conferences and Events’ partners have been carefully selected and are all leaders in their fields. Together we have the creativity, knowledge and professionalism to deliver all event requirements, to fulfil strategic objectives and maximise return on investment all through one provider – Portman Conferences and Events.”

Parkes added: ‘The expansion of Portman Conferences and Events means we have further enhanced the services offered to our clients with this unique MICE solution that covers every aspect of event management, from the travel arrangements and ground activities, to the budgeting and detailed MI reporting post-event.”

“The three companies all compliment each other and bring a wide skill set to Portman Conferences and Events.  We are delighted to be working with our new partners and look forward to developing and expanding our offering for all of our clients.”


Portman Conferences and Events’ services include hotel and venue finding and group travel management with full logistical support whether travelling by air, rail or sea.  Portman Conferences and Events bring together all the advantages of Portman Travel’s negotiated rates, providing exceptional value and savings, and it’s clients are able to take full advantage of Portman Travel’s 24-hour support service.