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Expedia-owned Egencia takes over at VIA Travel

Expedia-owned Egencia takes over at VIA Travel

Egencia has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire VIA Travel, the largest travel management company in the Nordics.

The combined company will offer industry-leading corporate travel management solutions across the globe.

“We are very pleased to be joining forces with VIA Travel, the corporate travel leader in the Nordics.

“Its strong commitment to delivering superior service to its customers is perfectly aligned to Egencia’s client first approach,” said Rob Greyber, president of Egencia.

“Together, VIA Travel and Egencia will provide a robust global corporate travel service to corporate clients, supported by global and local market expertise and industry-leading technology.”

Founded in 1997, VIA Travel Group offers services for corporate groups and meetings, leisure travel, and marine transport.

Egencia is owned by Expedia.

“Corporate travel is a growing part of Expedia’s overall business,” said Dara Khosrowshahi, chief executive of Expedia.

“Together, VIA Travel and Egencia will provide a rich global offering to their corporate customers.

“We are very excited about welcoming VIA Travel to the Expedia family and look forward to driving innovation and providing outstanding service in the corporate travel segment around the globe.”

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.