Travelocity Business taps meetings & incentives for meetings management services

21st Jan 2010
Travelocity Business taps meetings & incentives for meetings management services

Travelocity Business(R), one of the fastest growing agencies in the business travel industry, today announced an agreement with Meetings & Incentives, a full-service meetings management company.  The relationship complements the agency’s existing meeting and event management services, giving Travelocity Business’ growing portfolio of corporate clients a more comprehensive option to manage this expense.

Travelocity Business ranks among the top 15 travel agencies in North America, offering corporations a compelling combination of best-in-class automation and traditional travel management services.  Meetings & Incentives (M&I), a full-service meetings management company, is ranked in the Top 25 by Corporate Meetings & Incentives and is responsible for more than $40 million in spend and more than 500 events annually.


M&I’s collection of primary services, now available to all Travelocity Business clients, includes:



  * strategic meetings management;
  * domestic and international sourcing, with services in Latin America and Europe;
  * planning and registration;
  * on-site services and production; and
  * event marketing.


M&I also provides detailed reporting designed to ensure that customers’ cost-avoidance, audit compliance, savings and event goals are exceeded.


“Corporations are increasingly aggressive about looking into their meeting management spend, with managers under the gun to deliver measured value and savings from this historically unmanaged spend category,” said Tina Madden, chief financial officer for M&I. “Travelocity Business and its clients, with their proven appetite for automated solutions, represent an ideal fit for our cost-effective solutions.  We look forward to collaborating with Travelocity Business’ clients and account managers to streamline and optimize meetings programs.”

“M&I shares our passion for delivering top-notch customer service via creative technologies and established expertise,” said Blake Goodwin, vice president of product development and marketing for Travelocity Business.  “Together we will deliver a comprehensive, turn-key solution to help customers effectively manage spend across the transient and group categories.”



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